Get inspired with these 21 unique DIY concrete planters ideas, with tutorials.
With these 21 unique DIY concrete planters listed below, you’ll find ideas for just about any DIY concrete planter you want to make.
Concrete planters are probably the funnest craft you can make with concrete.- in my opinion.
I mean, you can create just about any look you want. You can make them in just about any size, shape or color.
Give your own personal touch to any cement or concrete planter because doing so is really fairly easy once you’ve got the basics.
General Materials For Making These Concrete Planters
- Cement or concrete mix
- Disposable bowl
- Disposable cup
- Durable nitrile gloves
- Safety glasses
- Safety mask– rated for silica dust
- A pre made silicone mold, or plastic container, or build your own form
For getting down to the nitty gritty of how to make concrete planters, take a look at How To Make Concrete Planters And Everything You Need To Know article.
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DIY Concrete Planters That Are Molded Around Balloons
Using a balloon as a mold? Yes, it can be done and it's easy too.
There are lots of ways to use balloons as molds for DIY concrete planters. Take a look at these neat examples.
Concrete Planters Made With Your Own Silicone Mold
When you make your own silicone mold, you can replicate the shape of any object to make a concrete planter. With silicone molds, you can make multiple copies.
These are great for people who make and sell their cement planters. - Hello Etsy folks!
Unique DIY Concrete Planters That Are Marbled And Colored
Coloring concrete planters is easy! Just add pigments to the mix. You can even make the cement marbled by mixing together two different concrete mix colors.
These can be made by using acrylic or latex paint and mixing it into the concrete mix.
You can also add powdered pigments that are specially made for concrete.
Unique DIY Cement And Concrete Planters For The Holidays
Concrete planters are such great handmade gifts! People are always amazed that you made them yourself.
And how great to make something that’s functional and not just decorative to give as a gift- form and function, baby!
Homemade Cement Planters Made To Look Like Rocks
You can even make DIY concrete planters look like pieces from nature.
Other Unique Handmade Concrete Planters
The ability to make unique concrete planters is truly limitless. Unless you use a pre-made silicone mold, they are always one of a kind.
Add your own personal touches with color, shape and size.
Take a look here if you are wondering about whether it's Safe To Pot Plants In A Concrete Planter.
If you need some help troubleshooting cracks and crumbles in your pots, then take a look here.