What can I do with a broken stone 9 X 13 dish?

I need ideas on what to do with a cracked stone 9 X 13 dish, the color is a deep red with speckles of black. I love this piece and was hoping to recycle it before throwing in the trash. Ideas needed, please help. :)
q broken stone 9 x 13 dish, repurposing upcycling, Crack down the center of the stone
Crack down the center of the stone.
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  • Karen Rae Lvine Karen Rae Lvine on Oct 24, 2016
    Repair the crack with crazy glue, cut florist foam to fit the bottom and make an artificial flower arrangement for a centerpiece? If you're as lacking in flower arrangement skills as I am, you can have someone else do it. Good luck!
  • Anita Gian Anita Gian on Oct 24, 2016
    Put gravel in the bottom , and then soil and make a succulent garden.
  • Ag Castor Ag Castor on Oct 24, 2016
    Try Bondo, used in auto body repair, available at the auto supply shop. You could also Go to your local heating and plumbing supply for something heat-tolerant for mending wood stoves or masonry. I'm assuming you want to keep using it for baking.
  • Deborah Deborah on Oct 24, 2016
    Seal the crack with clear silicon aquarium caulk. Then you can use it as a bonsai planter. The aquarum caulk is food safe if you want to still use it for cold foods. Once the food is in the crack will be hidden from view.
  • Glenda Cowart Glenda Cowart on Oct 24, 2016
    Glenda Cowart Waynesville,NC. Seal crack and make it a bird bath
  • Darline Darline on Oct 24, 2016
    Besides the glue to seal the crack, why not glue some beads/blocks or pretty glass s on the bottom an hold fresh fruit or veggies. It already does duty in the kitchen, so it will be right at home.
  • Sandra Allen Sandra Allen on Oct 24, 2016
    If you love the colors, you can also break it up and make a tray or table top with it!!
  • Carolyn Carolyn on Oct 24, 2016
    Using it with food after repair is not a good idea. I would crack it up and use in planters.
  • Ginny Feeney Ginny Feeney on Oct 24, 2016
    Might make a lovely mini fairy garden or Zen garden container. Love the colour!
  • DB DB on Oct 24, 2016
    If you can drill a few holes in it you can use it for a planter-- bonsai might be nice. If you think drilling will destroy it put some gravel on the bottom and plant succulents or small cacti. They don't need much water s the crack won't matter Ginny has a good idea--a zen sand garden (no water jus some rocks and a rake to simulate water could be very soothingg
  • Kathy Powers Kathy Powers on Oct 24, 2016
    Seal cracks on side with ceramic glue. Paint a stripe or two over the mended crack. The tile the inside to make a mosaic design and seal. Use as a hot plate holder and/or carrier.
  • Alice Alice on Oct 24, 2016
    Glue the dish, so it is safe. Then, fill it with beautiful, fragrant potpourri. You could place seasonal things on the top layer of the potpourri, like fall leaves, acorns, dried cranberries, pine tree sprigs, seashells, etc.
  • Jan Herman Jan Herman on Oct 24, 2016
    Break it up and use it as mosaic tiles for a plant pot.
  • Jody Price Jody Price on Oct 24, 2016
    I have one and it sits on the kitchen counter full of different flavors of keurig coffees.
  • Ana Char Ana Char on Oct 25, 2016
    Seal it and use it as a bird bath. Use reclaimed wood to make a stand for it or a large tree trunk.
  • Jpsiskos Jpsiskos on Oct 25, 2016
    Beautiful color. I would seal with ceramic glue, fill with pebbles and some succelents or cactus. Potpourri is also a great idea. This could also be used to hold mail and/or keys in your entrance way.
  • Rae Rae on Oct 25, 2016
    Really love the idea of succulents. It is such a pretty color and if you have some tipped with that color it will really stand out
  • Van11810482 Van11810482 on Oct 25, 2016
    Use for the dog's bowl.
  • Ann Izyk Osinga Ann Izyk Osinga on Oct 25, 2016
    break it into little pieces and use it for mosaic projects
  • Karen Rae Lvine Karen Rae Lvine on Oct 25, 2016
    If you break it up, please be careful. You can put it in a heavy weight garbage bag to prevent the shards from flying
  • H C Bud Fenton H C Bud Fenton on Oct 25, 2016
    I use a product called one drop. Available on internet. It will keep for years if kept in frig... Several years ago had a soup bowl that 2 triangle pc's broke out Glued them back Use it 2-3 times week. Dishwasher each time. Will glue many surfaces including fingers, Be carefull
  • Barbara Rigot Barbara Rigot on Oct 25, 2016
    Because you like it so much, I would use it inside. Fill with artificial moss which should cover the crack, then fill with artificial succulents. They are so well made that one will be hard pressed to determined that they are not live. Place the dish on a coffee table, or in the middle of your dining table where you can enjoy it year round.
  • Brenda L Herrling Brenda L Herrling on Oct 25, 2016
    You have given me wonderful ideas and help. I will post my finished project - Thanks again so very much. :)
  • Marilyn Zaruba Marilyn Zaruba on Oct 25, 2016
    Gorilla glue will put anything back together. Spray it inside with some of that stop leak stuff, drill a few holes in the bottom and use it to grow microgreens on the kitchen window sill OR for a bonsai planter.
  • Karen Rae Lvine Karen Rae Lvine on Oct 26, 2016
    Wear canvas gloves and eye protection too ;-) Good luck. Hope you post the result!
  • Ann Ann on Nov 04, 2016
    Drill some holes in the bottom for drainage and turn it into a container garden of succulents.
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