DIY Concrete and Cement Planters and Candle Holders

by Juneolsen
5 Hours
Playing around with concrete and cement, I made these planters and candleholders....
see how I did it on my blog...
making a selection of planters and tea-light holders out of cement and concrete...
use old plastic containers....cement mix
add some lace washi tape
cement tea-light votives setting
cement setting in moulds
making concrete planters...
concrete setting in moulds
concrete...coming out of mould
rough and ready...
for some sanding...
Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!
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  • Dawn Dawn on Apr 28, 2016
    Witch is better, just concrete and water or mixing items like peat moss and vermiclite? I am wanting to try this for the first time. Ty
  • Deeann Deeann on May 23, 2017

    Why is my concrete crumbling and falling apart. . Did I mix concrete to dry. Not enough water mixed in .

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  • Marley Butts Marley Butts on Jun 07, 2015
    These are awesome.You can make mushroom the same way,the top piece anyway.If you know someone who takes core samples(which I did) from cement,the sample that comes out is perfect for the mushroom stem.I don`t have access to that anymore,so I will have to make my own mold for the stem.Thanks for sharing.
    • Erin Erin on Mar 15, 2017
      You can make mushrooms using sand casting the top.
  • Deb James Deb James on Sep 01, 2015
    Loved this project! Hardest part was waiting for it to dry!
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