DIY Life Cast Concrete Hands

DIY Life Cast Concrete Hands

Let me tell you; Life Casting is a magical thing! I have played around with it in the past but this time the purpose was to make the 'master' for a concrete mold; DIY Life Cast Concrete hands. There are many steps in this tutorial but in the end you…

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DIY Concrete Monster Eggs

DIY Concrete Monster Eggs

The element of surprise makes for some quite unique crafts. This method of casting DIY concrete monster eggs with balloons has some unpredictability to it and therefore creates different outcomes each time. You just never know! I'm sharing some of my tricks and tips so you too can 'lay' some unique…

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Concrete Geometric Polyhedron Container And Pattern

Concrete Geometric Polyhedron Container and pattern

Who can really resist the allure of a diamond?... Er, I mean a diamond shape?! This unique concrete geometric polyhedron container (and pattern) can sit at multiple angles since it isn't symmetrical and resembles a faceted diamond. I've designed my own original mold pattern and it is made of a unique material that…

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License Plate Journal & Desk Set

License Plate Journal & Desk Set

I bet you have at least one license plate hanging around somewhere. Once you start to make gifts it becomes a habit. And it starts to become expected. So what can you get that car enthusiast guy? Yup, it's birthday time for my ‘cars-and-everything-about-cars’ son. How appropriate is it that this…

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Cast Your Own Concrete Bunnies

Cast your own Concrete Bunnies

Now that you have made a mold of your own sculpted bunny (or really anything you'd like) it is time to cast it in concrete. I've discovered a new concrete mix that is ready for unmolding in 1 hour! This mold stands up well to repeated use ...  cast more…

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Sculpt & Multiply Your Own Bunnies

Sculpt & Multiply your own Bunnies

Oh, I had been feeling guilty for a while. Back when I had made my mold for the concrete critter  I had 'cheated' by using an existing object. (My bad!) So now I'm coming clean; I have made a sculpt of my own 'master critter' and then created a mold... so…

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‘It’s All For The Birds’

‘It’s all for the Birds’

I'm feeling a bit silly about this project. Ya, I'm odd but I have a 'thing' for birds and their nests. I guess it could be called a 'collection' of sorts. My real birds' nests may seem somewhat unhygienic so I have figured out a better way to make some nests and…

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Upcycle Your Bottles Into Cloches & Domes

Upcycle your bottles into Cloches & Domes

Have you ever noticed how one project just leads to another? Planting my cloche waterfall/terrarium has lead me to some more creative use of glass (and it won't be ending there...) It's sad to see when the 'older' generation give up some of their winemaking crafts! So, let's rescue some demijohns…

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Terrariums – Glass Gardens

Terrariums – Glass Gardens

Do you sometimes get busy and forget about your houseplants? Sure, then a terrarium is perfect for you! Isn't it heartwarming to see something green and growing when it's frosty outside?  Mine just turned 3 years old. They are pretty fool proof and don't get that 'sad houseplant' look. Once they…

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DIY Miniature Terrarium Waterfall

DIY Miniature Terrarium Waterfall

Alright, I admit; I LOVE NATURE! Who doesn't enjoy a beautiful woodland view of a waterfall?! So why not bring some of that pleasure into your home? This DIY miniature terrarium waterfall is quite easy, and this tutorial will help you build whatever you can imagine. Large or small, you can make your own…

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