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« on: May 24, 2010 12:50:43 AM »

I made these for the garden swap recently using some forms and letter stamps.  I made another one too that says GROW DAMMIT GROW!  But the DAMMIT sign broke when I tried to lift it (it was still too wet).  They come with little pedestals so they can sit upright.  I plan on making more for myself for the front garden.  I embedded some glass tiles and beads, and for the future, would like to experiment with other embeds.  I was told afterwards that if I use some wire or mesh, they would be stronger and probably do better with fluctuation temps (frosts, etc).




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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2010 04:37:00 AM »

so cute! Sorry about the dammit sign, it would have been funny Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2011 09:56:45 PM »

Love them!!!  I may try them this summer.  Thanks for sharing.
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« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2011 02:26:06 PM »

These are really nice. I have played with concrete a couple of times. It is tricky, especially when I can't be patient and let it cure for two weeks or so. What kind of letter stamps did you use?
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« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2011 02:42:50 PM »

They were little plastic ones included in a garden stone kit I bought from a local garden store
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