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Cement Leaves

How to make mushrooms from cement or hypertufa. I'm trying to get into this! If you have tried it, please leave me a message!

Decorative cement leaves make a unique statement in this craft by Jim "Figgy" Noonan of "The Martha Stewart Show."

Bird bath — up-cycled satellite dish: - covered in cement and fibreglass mesh and another layer of cement - then pressed rhubarb leaves overnight - painted and sealed - stacked onto a pile of rocks!

I am SO trying this! I just have to wait until my Empress Wu hosta came out of the snow and gives me his giant leaves!

Take an old cloth soak in cement water, drape over a stand and leave in the sun to dry. Paint and you have beautiful plant holders

Make cement stepping stones out of large leaves. | 41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Seattle-area sculptors George Little and David Lewis are known for their beautiful concrete castings of large leaves Tools and Materials Bucket Fine sand Cement Powdered pigment Bonding agent (a concrete-strengthening additive) Plastic wrap Inexpensive 2-inch paintbrush Exterior latex paint Paintbrush Soft cotton cloth MarthaStewart.com

Follow your heart... paving... cast iron hearts laid into wet cement | Country Craft House ~fun patio

Take an old cloth soak in cement water, drape over a stand and leave in the sun to dry. Paint and you have beautiful plant holders

Use of contactpaper: Cut out the contact paper circle. Remove backing and place inside pan sticky side up. Add your mosaic pieces to the contact paper with the desired design facing down. Press each piece down so it is firmly stuck to the contact paper. Leave enough space between the pieces so that the cement can fill the spaces in between – but don’t leave too much room.

Make cement stepping stones out of large leaves. | 41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Art with Leaves and Cement

concrete leaves…beautiful way to avoid those erosion gouges underneath the downspout! www.herbsinthegar... - go to this website to learn the DIY to make these

QuikWall is kind of a concrete patch sort of thing. I get it at Home Depot or Lowes. I think it comes in a 40# bag. All you have to do is add water. Really easy stuff to work with. I make it about the consistency of toothpaste. (Don't put it in your mouth to compare though! Hilarious! ) And really, anybody can work with it. I also make "cement" leaves using it because it picks up detail better than hypertufa and it stronger than regular cement so you can make the leaves thinner.

rhubarb cement leaves- wouldn't this look awesome in the winter...maybe make out of metal so it doesn't break don't with freeze and thaw but a great idea starter.

Cement Hosta plant... concrete leaves with a metal rod trhough the center and extende down for insertion into the ground. I might try this myself.

DIY retaining wall from bags of cement/builder's mix. Leave to get wet & set; bags will rot away. Article by O2 Kandscapes.

DIY Planter - Take an old cloth, soak in cement, drape over an upside down bucket and leave in the sun to dry. Makes an awesome planter.

Decorative flower pots from the covers? ? Best to be a thin blanket, cement and water mix to be thicker than for pancakes, prepared mold (facing) covered with a thin nylon, piece covers is a good soak in the mixture, and to prepare for the bruise tape, placed over the mold, and gradually form a shape so that and folds, tie bows and leave to dry for at least 24 hours if prko 30 C drying shorter duration, before removing the molds to make cement milk, less often than for pancakes, pour over pots t

Easy Concrete Bag Retaining Wall. Stack up bags of concrete to form a wall. Hose them down with water. They harden and later the bags decompose leaving a super hard wall behind. No molds, no mixing, no pouring, no rentals, no mess! Don't like the look? You can cover it with a veneer later.

Try making your hypertufa in a basket mold. After the mixture sets, cut off the basket and peel it off the hypertufa. The basket weave leaves great indentations in the cement.

Old containers filled with cement (One part cement four parts sand). Put a smaller container inside the wet cement to leave a space for the plant afterward and after drilling some drainage- Presto! A unique pot!

DIY Freeform Concrete Planter or Birdbath. No instructions, but they are similar to the ones made with the large leaves - only these are imbedded with glass & recycled items! (I've made one with a mound of wet sand for the mold, placing stones where the edge would be & then covering with the wet cement.)