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Cement Leaves

Cement garden dish - Made from Giant Sunflower leaves or big Pumpkin Leaves used as a base for Cement.

Cement Leaves my favorite thing to make for my garden

how to make a garden path from zucchini or other large leaves and cement.

cement and mosaic art | Casting leaves in concrete was made popular by artists Little and ...

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.

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

Concrete mushrooms-neat tutorial...want to try this for different shapes!

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

▶ Cement Leaves, watch 'til the end for a tip on "sugaring" the edges to stop the cement from spreading and some gorgeous mushrooms. kc

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

Cement Leaves | Step-by-Step | DIY Craft How To’s and Instructions| Martha Stewart

Leaf Birdbath You don't have to pay a lot for a one-of-a-kind birdbath. This spring, look for plants with large leaves to add to your garden. Then turn one of those big beauties into a birdbath.

more concrete leaves

VERY PRETTY. . I think this would be quirky as a wall decor item! DIY Leaf Garden Stone - what a fun weekend project!

Make DIY Cement Mushrooms - use dollar store plastic bowls and disposable fast food cups. Coat the inside of the bowl with vaseline as a lubricant so that the cement releases easier. It leaves a smooth texture on the final project. Simply peel the cup away.

Learn to make cement leaves here:

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.

Take an old cloth soak in cement water...leave in sun to dry over bucket. Makes awesome planter.

Directions on making stepping stones and other stuff out of concrete

Simply Simplisticated: DIY GARDEN BIRDBATH/FEEDER With instructions on adding color, sealing, etc. I made one using rhubarb leaf. Amazing!

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

Lots of good links about making cement leaves

Cement cloth planters. Powder cement mixed with water, should be the consistency of pancake batter. Soak cloth, drape and leave to dry...put in a few drain holes to prevent cracking before it hardens.

DIY Cement Leaf Steps in a Garden Path (not a tutorial, but lots of outdoor inspiration pics)

Sculpt your own stepping-stones! More outdoor decorating projects: