Making Concrete Pots, Bowls, and Platters

6e92c25a0e36be94fa862963f3f19b4fMaking Concrete Pots, Bowls, and Platters

35 stylish and simple projects for the home and garden
Written by Hester van Overbeek

Concrete is an inexpensive way to decorate your home and garden. If you know how to do it yourself. Heading to the local lawn and garden store and finding garden pots can run into some serious money really fast. Knowing how to make the exact same thing at home with concrete can save you hundreds of dollars. Thousands even if you have a large project.

“Making Concrete Pots, Bowls, and Platters” written by Hester Van Overbeek shows readers how to create beautiful concrete items to decorate with. Using easy to find items from around the house and a bit of know how and you too can decorate with concrete. In the book you will learn what type of concrete mix is best for your particular project, how to mix, caste and mold it properly as well. Make your own coasters, cake platters, water features, kitchen trivets, plant stands and more.

Chapters Include:

  • Gardening and Outdoors
  • Food and Entertaining
  • Display and Gift


Create 35 beautiful planters, decorations, and gifts—all using concrete.
Follow Hester van Overbeek’s simple tutorials to make a huge range of unique concrete projects. You will find everything you need to know—what type of concrete to buy, how to use it, and how to decorate it—explained in a comprehensive techniques section. From there you can make chic and on-trend home accessories such as upside-down plant pots, a concrete vase with a wooden base, serving platters, a letter-shaped bookend, fruit bowls, and much more.

Ready to Buy? Head over to Cico Books and get a copy.
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