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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 individual palms! flexible, low-cost, and simply casted, concrete is definitely the right medium for crafters, tinkerers, and residential improvers. Now, lifelong crafters and decorators Susanna Zacke and Sania Hedengren demonstrate greater than thirty in their favourite, no-fuss casting projects. Read more...

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

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Gently tap the mold against the ground to remove any air bubbles. •Let the cherub cure and dry for at least twenty-four hours. Don’t place it in direct sunlight. •For best results, spray the concrete with water a few times during the drying period. •Carefully loosen the cherub from the mold. Casting CONCRETE STEPS A mold for casting concrete steps is as easy to make as the steps are useful. One step was missing at our greenhouse, so we cast one right on the spot and decorated it with pretty stones.

Gently tap the mold against the ground a few times to remove any air bubbles. •Let the trivet cure and dry for at least twenty-four hours. Don’t place it in direct sunlight. •For best results, spray the concrete with water a few times during the drying period. •Remove the trivet from the mold. •Line the bottom with felt pads. The concrete can be rough and might scratch the table surface of it’s not padded. A charming trivet for the coffee pot, pan, or casserole dish. Dresser WITH A CONCRETE TOP We made this charming old dresser that we purchased at a flea market for fifteen dollars even more charming when we topped it with this concrete slab.

A delightful welcome sign with the word “Hello” is a nice detail to place at the entrance to your garden. In our Swedish home, we’ve used our native “Hej” to greet our friends. Wooden letters are available at the local craft store, so your sign can say whatever you want! Build a mold from a formwork and particle board, and lay the letters in the bottom of the mold. Keep in mind that they must be backward to you. To make the sign durable, it should be reinforced, but if it’s not too big or weight bearing, reinforcement won’t be needed.

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