22 DIY concrete projects and creative ideas for your garden and patio


Concrete is not just a building material. With it, you can create wonderful works of art, too. The advantage: They will be waterproof, weather-resistant and very easy to make. Take a look at our small collection of amazing DIY concrete projects that would make your patio more appealing.

Creative DIY concrete projects

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If you have anyway some concrete mix, one can make something beautiful such as weatherproof table decorations for your patio. A heavy rain or strong wind won’t harm or turn over a concrete candleholder or planter. But the possibilities for this versatile material don’t end here. You can also make birdbaths, stepping stones, tabletops and fire bowls. Find some inspirations in these creative projects below.

How to make cement leaves garden art

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You need an undamaged rhubarb leaf, sand and concrete mix. Place the leaf on the tapped, moistened pile of sand. Apply the concrete mix on the leaf. Spread quickly before it hardens. After it hardens, turn over carefully and remove the true leaf. With a glaze of cooking oil, the rhubarb leaf can be very easily removed from the concrete. Otherwise, the leaf can stick to the concrete and may have to be brushed off with difficulty.

Concrete side table for your patio

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You need to find some leaves of elephant’s еаr and an old table without a tabletop. Before the mold is filled, arrange the greenery on a plexiglas base. Stir sand into the concrete mixture and hide a layer of mesh to supply the necessary reinforcement.

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