he disconnect between pretty and powerful in Cal Lane’s “Wheelbarrows and Shovels” series, in which she etches designs into ordinary garden tools, raises the question: Which side is the artist on? Hint: Lane makes her pieces using an industrial blowtorch.
Homemade Formula for Aging Metal – 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide, 1 cup of white vinegar and two tablespoons of salt. Put it in a spray bottle. This can be used on anything you want to create an aged patina…copper, brass, galvanized or steel.
Tips and Tricks for Concrete Crafting - instructions to make concrete easy
DIY Cement Mushrooms: The crown is created by digging a hole in the ground and filling w/ cement, the stem is a two-liter drink bottle w/ top + bottom lopped off. Just in case I ever need a cement mushroom.
This is SO smart! DIY concrete garden spheres using glass light fixtures - get old ones from thrift stores, fill with concrete, and then break glass. Color concrete, paint, or leave natural.p'd by Susan Holochan on her pin board yard-stuff.