Harvest rhubarb leaf. Build mound of dirt; cover w/ piece of plastic (dry cleaner/painter's). Mix QUIK-RETE concrete/mortar to a thick but wet consistency. Place leaf face down on the plastic on mound. Cover backside of leaf w/ mortar. If you want the leaf to sit like a platter when complete, make a flat spot in concrete. Let leaf cure for ~a wk. Rinse natural leaf off mortar w/ a power washer or w/ a soft used toothbrush & some water. Let dry. Stain leaf w/~3 coats of concrete stain.
Salvaged Style: An antique pedestal with a concrete top becomes a unique outdoor cocktail table. Outdoor fabric that's durable and weather-resistant dresses up the patio furniture and allows the homeowners to furnish the space similar to an indoor room -- with throw pillows and colorful upholstery.
DIY cement planters, candle holders and garden globes. Complete with diy instructions. 4men1lady.com
-Upcycled Hypertufa Container- Saturday, February 9, 9 am: $35 Create a small-to-medium-sized hypertufa container from re-purposed materials. Upcycling typically puts unwanted/unused items to a new and improved use. Our forms or molds will use upcycled containers from the local Goodwill and/or thrift stores. Visit Cantigny.org for details or click the link above.