Unique Things to Do with Concrete

Concrete is a fantastic building material not only because it is durable and low maintenance, but also because it is very versatile. It can be used in many areas and for many things, including those that seem very unlikely. Here are some of the unique things you can build using concrete.

Concrete Crayon Organizer:

Do you need a space to keep all your kid’s crayon or even other materials such as pencils, pens, utensils, etc? This holder is a great choice and making it is simple enough. Once it is dried, you can paint it in any color you want or retain the simple look of concrete. 

Concrete Ornament:

Imagine if you can build your own ornament made out of concrete and also make it double as a planter. Well, it is quite simple to make, and all you have to do is find the molding you want and put mold concrete around it. Some make use of animal head moldings such as deer, and you can hang it on your wall to spice up your home appearance.

Concrete Easter Eggs:

Thinking of making something concrete for the festive season, how about Easter eggs? These eggs are durable and adorable. All you have to do is a dash of paint once they are dry, and you can always bring them every Easter to celebrate.

Hand Blown Garden Bowls:

Yes, you can make garden bowls out of concrete, and they are perfect. All you need to do is mold concrete around light domes. You should leave the top open so that you can place candles inside the bowl through that part. They create a special ambiance for your garden and make Halloween more fun too. 

Concrete Votive Holders:

You can make excellent votive holders with concrete and spruce up the appearance by adding lace to the outside. All you need is paper cups to serve as mold, the concrete, and of course, your lace material.

Concrete Bookends:

Have you been looking for a way to keep your books standing straight and organized? A concrete bookend is all you need to achieve that. It is quite simple and requires only Empty cardboard cartons of juice or milk to mold. Of course, you can also add lace to make it sparkle more and paint it to your taste.

Concrete Necklace Pendant:

You can make good jewelry with concrete, and this is a perfect example of that. If you are looking to give a friend or family a gift made from the labor of your love, yet not complex that it requires a lot of know-how, this is a great choice. Ensure that the cement you use is the quick-drying type so that the pendant can be light. You can attach a necklace to it and decorate it as you wish.

Gold Leaf Concrete Pots:

These pots can be placed anywhere from the garden to the dining table. It is a great place to plant succulent or any potted flower of your choice and can serve as a centerpiece indoors. It combines elegance with sturdiness.


There are countless other objects that you can make with concrete. Most times, it is all about how creative you are and how much time you have.

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