Are you looking for a concrete lamp to self-repair? Then you are right here, because Christian and Sari from the blog Saris Garage show you how easy and above all how much fun it can be to cast a lamp of concrete. In addition to their upcycling furniture and living accessories, Sari and Christian also deal with the topic of concrete decoration and now have some DIY projects which concrete owners would like to have in their own four walls. Here you come to the instruction Concrete lamp From Saris’s garage.
Creative concrete deco where the eye is enough
No matter whether you are interested in window shopping, browsing through a variety of residential and interior magazines, or surfing the Internet. Concrete decoration is at present mega in the trend and can be found in all forms and functions. With creative concrete all imaginable things can be cast into shape. If one wants to get even closer to the material and experiment with it, Knetbeton is excellent for this, which can be kneaded as modeling clay and brings even more design potential.
Our lamp from concrete – The concrete does not always have to be cold
Concrete is underestimated as a super fast material. Whereas in the past it was used exclusively as a cold building material, today it is an absolute highlight in its own home in combination with color accents or light. Whether exposed living walls made of concrete let the living room look modern or decorated with small concrete decoration elements, in combination with the right living accessories and some color, concrete decoration is now everywhere its place as well as our concrete lamp.
The idea of pouring a lamp of concrete into the mold sounds very exciting, especially if you can see how easy it is to make this concrete lamp yourself. Here, too, the two have remained faithful to their upcycling ideas, and have preserved, in addition to the creative concrete, empty jam jars in front of the old glass container, and installed cleverly in their concrete lamps DIY. It does not really need to build this concrete lamp itself. In addition to the previously mentioned old glass and the creative concrete you need a round bowl and lamp accessories or a LED light chain. For this you stick the jam jar with the lid downwards with some hot glue into the dish, stir the creative concrete according to the manufacturer’s instructions, also put it into the bowl and let the concrete mass dry overnight.
The next day, step two can follow. For this, you remove the first part of your lamp from the bowl and refill the bowl with the creative concrete. Finally, she positions the finished lamp part in the center of the freshly stirred concrete mass and uses small wood as a spacer. Once again, the entire concrete lamp can be removed from the bowl on the following day. Let the concrete lamp dry for a few days. Finally, you cut a hole in the lid of the glass and let the lamp holder or light chain. Finished.
If you had some trouble following the concrete lamp instructions, this is no problem. On Sari’s garage, you’ll find a more detailed step by step guide and a DIY video, in which Sari shows everything again and exactly. Click here for your DIY blog Www.sarisgarage.de