20 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 20 unique ideas for what you can make, along with links to each of the tutorials.
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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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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.
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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.
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Lemon Thistle has a DIY project that’s a great gift idea for that fastidious friend who plans every moment -a simple concrete clock.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Concrete Bud Vases
How about these bud vases at HomeMade Modern for handmade concrete gift ideas, aren’t they fantastic?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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Woven Concrete Doormat
Check out this doormat by A Piece of Rainbow. How fun would this be adorning a dorm room?
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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.
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These sweet little cement planters are in the shape of a wine cork. They make a great host gift or party favor.
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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?