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Cement Leaves

Cement Leaves my favorite thing to make for my garden

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

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

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.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

Learn to make cement leaves here:

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

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.

  • Deb Sue Doodle

    I will do this as soon as - 30 temperature goes away! Results are so worth the mess. Awesome idea!

Directions on making stepping stones and other stuff out of concrete

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

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

Un-Be-Leaf-ables ( making stepping stones, bird baths, etc out of leaves)

Cement leaves tutorial. This would make an amazing fountain!...I NEED these in my soon as I have my own yard :-/

How to grow horseradish. It doesn't get much easier than this.

Use black paint and metallic pigment to make concrete leaves for the garden. Beautiful!

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.

more concrete leaves

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.

how to make cement ball.... with added leaves of course :) or maybe glass and marbles... or maybe all of the above

How do I make a concrete leaf casting? - Tip: place 1 layer dry cleaning plastic between the leaf & concrete to avoid picking out plant pieces in the groves after cement has set.