Introduction: Decorative Concrete - Filled No-Fines Method

No-fines is a concreting technique where there are no fine aggregate (sand) included, resulting in porous concrete. I have modified the method by filling the voids with a coloured cement to produce a mottled spotty pattern.

Step 1: Things You Will Need


  • dust mask
  • latex gloves


  • white cement
  • yellow and blue pigment
  • aquarium gravel

Mini concrete vibrator:


  • form (plastic bottle)
  • water
  • disposable cups
  • popsicle sticks
  • grinding pad (or other sanding/grinding tools)

Step 2: Instruction Video

Refer to the above instruction video for a demonstration of the method.

If you would like any further clarification or support on any of the steps, please feel free to leave me a comment and I will help as best as I can.

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