25 Easy Handmade Gift Ideas with concrete! Tutorials for making these unique gifts for the holidays or any occasion.
Are you wondering what to make for someone to give as a gift? Are you a concrete enthusiast? Whether it’s for Christmas, a birthday, housewarming or for a hostess gift, here are 25 unique ideas for what you can make, along with links to each of the tutorials.
Easy Handmade Concrete Gift Ideas
DIY Cement Balloon Planters
This is a favorite from one of my own tutorials :0}. These planters were made by moulding cement around a balloon! And they really are very easy to make. What a wonderful handmade gift for plant lovers in your family. See the tutorial at Artsy Pretty Plants.
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DIY Concrete Copper Candle Holders
I’m a really tactile person and if I saw these in a store, I would have to touch them. I love the way the concrete and copper look together. These are a great gift for someone who entertains for the holidays. The decor adds warmth to a dining table. This is from Houseful of Handmade.
DIY Concrete Vase Using A Mailing Tube
A beautiful bit of decor, this one is about as easy of a concrete project that you can do. Never worked with concrete? Here’s a great tutorial to get your feet wet. Head on over to Paper-N-Stitch.
DIY Concrete Clock
Lemon Thistle has a DIY project that’s a great gift idea for that fastidious friend who plans every moment -a simple concrete clock.
Concrete Place Card Holders
Here’s another great gift to make for those who love to entertain. Such a nice functional and attractive gift. This tutorial is at Hey There Home.
DIY Modern Concrete Planter
Planters are great universal gifts. This one, from me, is for modern design lovers. You do have to wait 24 hours to de-mould, but making it is really quick.
Cement Candle DIY
Here’s a well written tutorial from eHow, for making these awesome concrete candles. It looks pretty easy, I cant wait to try this one.
DIY Concrete Bud Vases
How about these bud vases at HomeMade Modern for handmade concrete gift ideas, aren’t they fantastic?
DIY Magnetic Cement Planters
These little round planters are great dorm decor. Make these for yourself or for someone going off to college. These would be perfect handmade gifts for teachers too!
DIY Concrete Coasters
Here’s a great gift. I feel like everyone needs a set of coasters. Head over to the Ugly Duckling House to see how to make these.
DIY Concrete Soda Can Pencil Holder
These pencil holders are really cool. Made By Barb has the tutorial. She’s the one I learned about the trick of using Rapid Set Cementall for most of my concrete projects. She does lots of amazing things with concrete/cement.
DIY Round Cement Candles
These round concrete candles are soooo fun to make, and they are done in an hour! Such cute gifts and super portable.
DIY Concrete Lamp With Cut-Outs
This concrete DIY takes and extra step with the added element of lighting. How cool is this? This lamp tutorial comes from the talented Ben Uyeda at HomeMade Modern.
Handmade Cement Gift Tags
For Christmastime, how about these adorable resin and cement gift tags as stocking stuffers!
Lace Cement Votive
So easy! These lace candle votive holders would be great for a gift for holiday decor or a romantic gift. Say Yes has the tutorial here.
Magnetic Cement Key Holder
Hang your keys to this attractive cement key holder that is trimmed with a walnut wood veneer. The key holder is even fastened to the wall with the magnet. Just stick it to a nail or screw.
DIY Concrete Pendant Lamp
Okay, I’m a big Ben Uyeda fan, can you tell? Pull out your lamp kit and some plastic bottles, add a little concrete, and what you get is beautiful pendant lamps. Who wouldn’t want those for a gift?
Here’s another great tutorial for making easy cement tree ornaments.
Marbled & Ombre Concrete Planters
This is another fine tutorial for concrete planters. This is where I figured out what type of concrete I needed to get my modern planters so white, by using the Artisan concrete mix. Take a look at these at Apartment Therapy.
Cement Heart Magnets
Living Lavida Holoka has another great idea that would be cute gifts to make. You could make these concrete magnets with a mold of any shape.
Cement Sunset Magnets
Easy, peasy! Make colorful concrete magnets. How fun would these be to use in a dorm room?
Concrete Cone Ring Holder
How’s this for function? You can see all of your rings at once. It’s a great space saver and easy to make! Head over to DIY In PDX to learn how.
Concrete Wine Cork Planters
These sweet little cement planters are in the shape of a wine cork. They make a great hostess gift or party favor!
Stone Shaped Cement Planter
A sweet little planter! Can you believe this is made out of cement?
DIY Concrete Vessels
Here’s another easy tutorial for making these concrete bowls. They’d be a great gift for anyone. The Painted Hive will show you how to make these with just a few materials.
Which one will you make?