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concrete ideas

sandra

By sandra

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I have been searching for ideas for a project and found these..

They are material soaked in cement and drapped over a bucket.

And tomorrow I have my nephew for the day and we are going to give it a go..can’t be that hard!!!

Seeing Nosypotters pics of concrete settee idea reminded me of the time above said nephew was asked to fill sand bags in work. being the creative type he made himself a chair.

while i have been trawling the net i came across sand bag and concrete seating

earth bag houses

raised beds

table!!!!

pebble

jelly mould planter

or my favourite..

what do you think?

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Those first ones remind me of the handkerchief vases that were popular at one time! I could have done with some of the those sandbags recently. Some amazing ideas there, the table reminded me of egg boxes :)

2 Feb, 2015

 

it is egg boxes Gee...soaked
in cement!!!

2 Feb, 2015

 

Love it Sandra, I cannot wait to see your creations.

2 Feb, 2015

 

Brilliant imaginations......

3 Feb, 2015

 

Oh Wow! I've got to give this a go, it's a brilliant idea! I'm saving it in y 'favourites' :)

3 Feb, 2015

 

i am going to give it a go today if it warms up a bit!!

3 Feb, 2015

 

Let us know how you get on :)

3 Feb, 2015

 

I love the bottom pic - that would be such an amazing feature in any garden.

3 Feb, 2015

 

The bottom one is my fav too Scottish...i had ago today..cant wait for them to dry to see if it worked!!!

3 Feb, 2015

 

I like that jelly mould planter Sandra?

3 Feb, 2015

 

Me too Linda...need to find a nice mould now...
Waddy I have just posted a blog update.

3 Feb, 2015

 

I know I placed a comment on here but its gone walkabout, thats not happened in ages, lol...
Anyway I had said playtime for you Sandra, I like the jelly mould and the vases, I'm quite taken with the bottom one as well and love the way its been planted up...

3 Feb, 2015

 

Blimey....there's some 'out there ' ideas here.
Those material/cement pots remind me of a pot one of my elderly customers had(she won't be a customer this year as she recent.y went into care).....I couldn't work out what it was made of but I decided in the end it was asbestos...the only asbestos pot I've ever seen...but it was a similar shape to those.

3 Feb, 2015

 

Gugelhupf not jelly mould. Jelly mould wouldn't have the hole in the middle - pretty either way. Love the towers.

I was just about to go out and buy some more pots for my latest Hostas but the fabric pots look great. Are they just fabric or is there a layer of chicken wire as well?
Don't forget drainage holes!

PS I found the instructions on Pinterest - one thing, though, it says to stand in the sun and leave to dry. I suspect this was not written in the UK in February 😉

7 Feb, 2015

 

Urbanite i have written a blog on my first attempt. today i plan to check them over to see how they have done.

Paul I know the type you mean there is one in my garden somewhere.
Lincs the bottom one is my favourite too.

7 Feb, 2015

 

Wow, going to look at your next blog:-)

7 Feb, 2015

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