I (Steph) had the idea to make a concrete light complete with concrete lamp shade (which we hadn't seen done before) so we decided to give it a try!
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Step 1: Watch the Video
Step 2: Materials
- Life Water Bottle (Amazon)
- 1" PVC Pipe and Cap (Home Depot)
- 6" Flower Pot (Target)
- 8" Flower Pot (Target)
- Quikrete Countertop Concrete Mix (Home Depot)
- Silicone (Home Depot)
- LED Lights (Amazon)
- Aluminum tape (Amazon)
- 1 3/4" Hole Saw (Home Depot)
- Random Orbital Sander (Home Depot)
Step 3: Fill Bottle With Concrete and Place Pvc Pipe in Middle
Step 4: Fill Pot With Concrete and Vibrate Mold
Step 5: Remove Molds After 24 Hours
Step 6: Place LED Light in Shade
Step 7: Done!
The PVC cap cast inside the shade attaches to the PVC pipe inside the base for a nice tight fit! We were really happy with how this turned out that we decided to make another version, this time incorporating el wire!
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