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Make a set of Concrete Garden Orbs

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  • How to make a garden decoration. Concrete Garden Orbs - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather some round glass vases on the cheap from your local thrift store... these were $1- 50¢. Spray the insides with nonstick cooking spray.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Concrete Garden Orbs - Step 2
    Step 2

    Mix the concrete according to instructions. I typically add water until the concrete is similar to pudding or creamy peanut butter.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Concrete Garden Orbs - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pour into your glass orbs and let sit/ dry for at least 24 hours!

  • How to make a garden decoration. Concrete Garden Orbs - Step 4
    Step 4

    Place your orbs into a paper bag and gently (but firmly) tap the glass until it breaks away from the cured concrte

  • How to make a garden decoration. Concrete Garden Orbs - Step 5
    Step 5

    These make a lovely and simple garden detail.

  • How to make a garden decoration. Concrete Garden Orbs - Step 6
    Step 6

    If you have two simple containers you can easily place the smaller on in the middle of the large one and pour concrete around to make a custom planter

  • How to make a garden decoration. Concrete Garden Orbs - Step 7
    Step 7

    I LOVE how these look in your garden. Oh... ps... you could stain/ dye your concrete if you wanted something more colorful.

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