Concrete is not just for sidewalks, folks. The classic mix, pour and set substance is so huge in interior design right now, used everywhere from kitchen countertops to votive candleholders. And while concrete might seem like a difficult material to use, there are so many small-scale DIY projects that are totally manageable. Here are 10 ridiculously easy home decor projects that you can make with a simple bag of concrete. In fact, the hardest part will be lifting the heavy bag of cement.
One bag of concrete, 10 easy decor DIYs
LettersMake your foray into the cement DIY landscape with this simple project. Just buy some simple cardboard letters, hollow them out, and fill them up with your mix. Voila! You'll have stylish bookends that won't budge from heavy volumes.
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Door StopperThis weighty stopper is sturdy enough to keep a door ajar, but it's mobile thanks to a thick loop to grip and move. Galvanized couplers and leftover juice boxes make this project a simple one with hefty results.
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Drawer PullsSwitch out your standard ceramic drawer pulls for an easy update with these block-y gems. Just fill leftover boxes from light bulbs or other small items with cement and secure screws within for easy-to-DIY drawer hardware.
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CoastersGive your drinks a place to sweat it out on these coasters made of thirsty material. This small-scale project is painless– all you'll need are a few small containers on hand for mixing and casting the concrete.
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Pencil HolderKeep your pencils in order with modern holder, crafted from concrete. Make your own stencil for the pencil holes to give it a custom look that fits your look.
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PendantSet aside a two-litre pop bottle and a thin water bottle to help shape your favorite new modern light fixture.
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Metallic ConcreteMix things up with a bit of shine. Add some gold, silver, or rose gold to the bottom of your brand new industrial-chic candleholders. Turn on your browser translation to get the deets on this project that will add some gleam to your home year-round, especially during the holidays.
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Towel PlanterCraft a substantial planter for some modern curb appeal. Put an old towel to reuse by dipping it in a bucket of concrete mix and then draping it over the bottom of the bucket to take shape.
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Tiny TableCraft your own little sturdy tabletop for that succulent you've been nurturing, no table legs required. A little flexible secondhand container makes the project an easy cast.
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Geometric PlanterCop some sweet angular style on a budget with this fun DIY that will add some serious style to any table. Cut your own geometric mold out of cardboard and coat the final look in gold paint for a stunning finish.
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