Yippee, at long last I've gotten my hands into some concrete and some small DIY concrete planters have been made! Now we just have to wait a days or two, and then peel away the outside containers to reveal the mystery creations.
Of course I'll be more than happy to share the results (and detailed instructions) with you, but in the meantime, do start collecting your recycled containers. As you can see in the photo, to make the mold you need two containers of different sizes but of course they don't have to be the same shape as in the milk carton example. I love the idea of a round bowl with a square opening, for example!
And just for the record, I decided to make these on just about one of the busiest, hottest (100F), sleep deprived days of the year, when the dishes are piled high in the sink and the house looks like it's about to collapse (along with me.....). Why you may ask? Well I happen to be supervising the construction for an interior architecture project I've been working on, and that huge trough of concrete the workers were mixing was just calling my name. I'm sure you understand? The head worker happily delivered a bucket of concrete to my door and I got to work. I will say one thing, it's a very messy project but I'm hoping that when I see the results I'll want to make some more mess like this one, next time with the kids!