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25 DIY Projects Using Cement and Concrete

Concrete and cement are materials that are often overlooked in craft and DIY projects because they have the reputation of being difficult to work with. But in reality, they are both really quite simple to use… and so versatile! So today we’re sharing 25 of our very favorite projects using these earthy materials.

1. Concrete Ring Cones

Diy ring cones using concrete

These lovely ring cones are made out of concrete, and offer the perfect place to keep all of those pretty stacking rings of yours organized. They are easy to make, also, requiring only the concrete and some contact paper to form the cones. Check out the tutorial at DIY In PDX. 

2. Concrete and Wood Planter

Concrete and wood planter

This modern planter is made with concrete which is formed into a cube shape, and then it is placed within a wooden base that’s made out of large, square dowel rods. Make your way over to Homedit to check out the full tutorial for this stylish piece.

3. Polished Concrete Necklace

Polished concrete necklace

If you’re a fan of unique jewelry with a contemporary flair, then this might be the project for you. This rectangular shaped necklace is made from concrete which is then polished to give it a smooth look. Check out the instructions over at Married To The Earth.

4. Hand Candle Holders

Genius hand shaped candle holders

Interested in making something truly unique? Then these whimsical hand candle holders might fit the bill. With their humorous shape and industrial look, they are sure to be a conversation starter. Head over to Bob Vila’s website to check out the how-to.

5. Cement Succulent Pots

Diy cement succulent planters