How to Make a Cool Concrete Planter of Your Own

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Looking to bring some plant life into your room? Or trying to figure out a holiday gift that's a little more original than a lame-o gift certificate? All you need is some tools, some cement, a succulent and this guide.


I just got a whole bunch of succulents myself, and coexisting with some plant life is actually very nice. Re-nest has all the steps for making your own cement planters, a process that is actually not nearly as hard as it might seem—basically finding a uniquely-shaped mold for the outside and another inner mold to make room for the plant, mixing some cement, and filling it all out with some Vermiculite. Get to it! [Re-Nest]