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By Hedengren, Sania; Zacke, Susanna; Skoog, Anna

Pouring concrete does not need to be left to the professionals?decorate your house with concrete poured, combined, and molded through your personal fingers! flexible, low-cost, and simply casted, concrete is the proper medium for crafters, tinkerers, and residential improvers. Now, lifelong crafters and interior decorators Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren demonstrate greater than thirty in their favourite, no-fuss casting projects. Read more...

summary: Pouring concrete does not must be left to the professionals?decorate your place with concrete poured, combined, and molded by way of your personal fingers! flexible, low-cost, and simply casted, concrete is the correct medium for crafters, tinkerers, and residential improvers. Now, lifelong crafters and interior decorators Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren demonstrate greater than thirty in their favourite, no-fuss casting initiatives. beautify your kitchen desk or outdoors patio with:? Rhubarb leaf fruit bowls? Clustered candleholders? Birdbaths? Patterned pots? Flower vases? An

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To make the mix, you only really need to combine water and fine concrete. Here’s a list of materials you’ll need and a description of what to do with them. These descriptions apply to any project you might make with concrete casting. THE MATERIALS & TOOLS YOU NEED •Fifty-five pound bags of fine concrete that you can buy in home improvement stores. •One or two regular plastic buckets to mix in. •Water. •A spade or trowel to stir with. You can also get a mixing paddle attachment for a drill, so your arms don’t get so tired.

This is good for objects that are left outdoors. PAINT You can use many different kinds of paints on concrete. A water-based paint gets absorbed into the concrete and gives a more stained impression, while lacquers coat the surface.

Draw a pattern by hand directly onto the Styrofoam sheet. Cut the pattern and lay the Styrofoam on top of the particle board. This will serve as the bottom of the mold. Fill the pattern with concrete. Timeless CANDELABRA This candelabra was cast in a box made from a few wooden planks and a small piece of particle board. The pattern was made using a piece of Styrofoam edging and four candleholders placed in the bottom. The candelabra can be decorated according to the season—flowers or pine sprigs pair beautifully with the concrete.

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