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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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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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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Winter Planter Snowman DIY

Winter Planter Snowman DIY

Don't you hate spending lots of money on planter arrangements that get tossed soon after the holidays?! Yes, I knew there was some reason I made so many concrete orbs! As I stood in the kitchen and looked out over the garden this Winter Planter Snowman DIY idea popped into my…

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Concrete Lighted Step-Spook

Concrete Lighted Step-Spook

This warm weather lately has let me squeeze in one last concrete project; a Concrete Lighted Step-Spook using fabric draping. It opens a whole new dimension to this art-form. I also like to keep things manageable and somewhat portable so this little fellow can sit on your step and scare…

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Rustic Resin Pendants

Rustic Resin Pendants

My apologies; I have been really busy with an exciting new media; Resin! It's so exciting to be able to show you how you can cast and form your own absolutely unique resin jewelry. Natural 'live edge' elements are very 'hot' and this has so many possibilities... but don't blame me if you also…

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Concrete Bowl Paint Techniques

Concrete Bowl Paint Techniques

It's the end of summer, so time to finish off outdoor projects. I had been busy making concrete bowls so I had a few still needing their 'design'. Do you cringe when you think of how difficult it can be to get a perfect paint job? Does your hand shake when…

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