A do-it-yourself weekend project: Concrete art

Weekends are made for DIY projects.

Why not try your hand at concrete art?

If you don’t mind getting your hands a bit dirty, you’ll be surprised at how easy it is to create beautiful objects with this medium.

That’s right – concrete can be used for so much more than building houses.

Concrete artwork is raw, textured and modern, and you can make anything from flower pots to stepping stones and candle holders. All you need is a bit of cement mix!

First off, some Pinterest inspiration:

Let’s start with an easy project, concrete candle holders:

 

Or if you want to try making something nice for your garden:

How about some lovely leaf shaped stepping stones for the garden?

http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornamental-paving-slabs/

If you need more detailed instructions on working with cement and concrete, check out this website: http://www.makersgallery.com/concrete/howto.html

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Mari Scott

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