Our little blog was down for a few days, but we’re back and I have a confession to make. Playing with Concrete makes me scared. Well it used to anyway 😉 Now I think I’m ever so slightly addicted. It’s sooo much fun and actually pretty easy. If you can mix plaster of paris, you can mix concrete. So without too much further ado, may I introduce you to my first ever concrete creation. A dreamy, broken wine goblet filled with swirling fairy lights resting on a concrete base. Doesn’t that just look so pretty? I really love the way the concrete base contrasts so beautifully with the ethereal, light filled wine goblet. Wanna make one too? What You Need Broken Wine Goblet or Empty Glass Plastic Lids or Small Glass Bowl Fairy Lights Duct Tape A Straw Glue Cement I used Sculptcrete, which is available locally here in South Africa. It’s a super fine and sets reasonably quickly. If you’re in the States or Canada you can use Rapid Set Cement All instead. Here’s another confession. I always thought that concrete and cement were the same thing 😀 But concrete is normally a mix of three pieces, cement (which comes in a powder form); additives and water. When cement is mixed with water it basically becomes the glue that holds everything together to form concrete. To make the concrete mix you’ll need: A Jug of Water Plastic Mixing Containers with a wide mouth to make it easier to mix the concrete. Measuring Cups – I […]
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