Introduction: DIY Concrete Garden Mushrooms With Solar Lights
Garden art mushrooms are a fun accent for your garden they can be made from concrete with Solar lights added for nighttime glow.
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Step 1: Mix the Cement and Put in Your Bowl.
I used Sand Mix for this project
Do this in an area that you don't care if you make a mess
Step 2: Measure
Measure the amount that you need by putting it in the big bowl
Step 3: Mix
Add water and mix don't make it to wet
Step 4: Put It in the Bowl
Put the cement in the bowl and place the smaller bold in the middle and press it down till its flush. now place something on it to hold it down while it dries.
Step 5: Remove After Its Dry
After its dry 24hrs remove it and get ready to drill the holes for lights.
Step 6: Drill Holes for Lights
now using a hammer drill or regular drill drill holes in random places for you LED lights
Step 7: Hot Glue
now glue all your glass beads over the holes you just drilled
Step 8: More Cement
now add more cement over the top of all the beads.
let it dry for about 15 min and then start to wipe off the glass exposing them tops using a wet sponge or rag.
Step 9: This Will Be the Trunk
Using a Styrofoam cup put some cement in it and let it dry. after its dry peal the foam away and paint the trunk any color you want.
Step 10: Paint
Spray paint the entire thing and using a paper towel and some paint thinner wipe away the paint off the surface of the glass after its dry.
Step 11: Add the Lights
Now add the lights to the inside of the mushroom for a beautiful nighttime effect.
Step 12: Finished.
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