DIY Cement Stars for Christmas Tree Decoration

Allgemein, Decor, WINTER

This weekend I will start to prepare my winter and Christmas decoration at my home. From my last projects with cement I still have some leftovers. So I decided to make Christmas tree decoration with cement. Cutters for cutout cookies are perfect to get the shape of a star or a falling star. Follow my easy step by step approach to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration 

I already collected all my ideas for Christmas decoration on my DIY Christmas Decor Pinterest board.

  1. Required supplies

Money Cement: 2,00€ / 1,5kg = 0,20€ / 0,15kg

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,08€ (gold-coloured)

 Supplies that you might possess already:

  • Cutters for cutout cookies
  • Cardboard (e.g. old shoebox)

Total cost = 0,28€ for cement stars

 search v2 Where to find: 

modulor – Cement
modulor – Acrylic Paint

  1. DIY – Step by Step
    img_6686

    DIY step by step – Cement stars

    Zeit 60 minutes

    4. Results

    img_6688

    DIY Cement Stars – Christmas Decoration

    img_6687

    DIY Cement Stars – Christmas decoration

DIY Advent Calendar – Black & White

Allgemein, Decor, WINTER

Only 43 days until Christmas! You think it is too early to start your Christmas preparations? If you want to surprise someone you love and care about, you should start to think about a handmade advent calendar NOW! I myself would like to surprise my little sisters and brothers. They do not expect anything from me and always complain that their advent calendars are much too fast empty. If you also want to bring a smile to a special person, follow my easy step by step approach.

  1. Source of inspiration

There are a lot of very nice handmade advent calendar-ideas out there. Have a look at my DIY advent calendar pinboard on Pinterest to get further inspiration.

  1. Required supplies

Money Wrapping paper: 0,98€ / 70 x 200cm = 0,14€ / (ca. 20 x 20 cm *5 prensents)

Money Napkins: 0,88€ / 20 napkins = ca. o,26€ / 6 napkins

Money Clothes pegs: 2,49€ / 50 pieces =  1,20€ / 24 pieces

Money String (for wrapping presents): 1,98€ / 50m = 0,08€ / 2m

Money Band with sequins (for hanging presents): 2,40€ / 5m = 0,72€ / 1,5m

Freebie

Freebie_advent stars

Total cost = 2,4o€ per advent calendar

Recyle things that you already possess such as…

  • Toilet paper roles or paper towel roles
  • Golden nail polish

  search v2  Where to find: 

Søstrene Grene – Wrapping paper / Søstrene Grene – Napkins or Amazon – Napkins /

Amazon – Clothes pegs / Amazon – String / Amazon – Band with sequins

  1. DIY – Step by Step
    img_6665

    DIY advent calendar – Step by step

     

    Zeit 180 minutes

    4. Results

    img_6666

    DIY advent calendar – Black & White

    img_6667

    DIY advent calendar – Black & White

DIY CANDLESTICK MADE OF CEMENT – Part II

Allgemein, Candlesticks, Decor

Wintertime is “candle time”! I love to light some candles when I am coming home in the evening after a busy day. With the switch from summer to wintertime, it is getting darker earlier. So get prepared for the upcoming months with a DIY candlestick made of cement. Follow my easy step by step approach to get the best results.

  1. Source of inspiration

Find some more inspirations for cement deko on my Pinterest board.

  1. Required supplies

Money Cement: 2,00€ / 1,5kg = 0,33€ / 0,25kg

MoneyAcrylic Paint: 3,00€ / 120ml = 0,08€ (white)

Total cost = 0,41€ per candle stick

  search v2  Where to find: 

modulor – Cement
modulor – Acrylic Paint

  1. DIY – Step by Step

img_6614

Zeit 120 minutes

4. Results

img_6615

img_6631

img_6632