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He Poured Concrete Into A Bucket And Made A Sleek Piece Of Home Decor

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Do you love the idea of making DIY home decor, but don”t feel so confident about the execution? There are a lot of professional DIY-ers out there who fashion gorgeous furniture with the simplest of materials, but your everyday Joe can”t always recreate their success. Ben over at HomeMade Modern came up with a DIY project that”s so simple, anyone can add some sleek DIY decor to their home. Check out his tutorial below, and start building up your craft confidence.

He started out with a bag of quick-drying concrete, tap water, a wooden dowel, a bucket, and some copper pipe caps and washers.

He started out with a bag of quick-drying concrete, tap water, a wooden dowel, a bucket, and some copper pipe caps and washers.

First he cut the dowel into three equal pieces.

First he cut the dowel into three equal pieces.

Then he mixed the concrete in the bucket.

Then he mixed the concrete in the bucket.

He tapped the bucket on the ground a few times to pop any air bubbles, then stuck the dowels in the concrete.

He tapped the bucket on the ground a few times to pop any air bubbles, then stuck the dowels in the concrete.

After it cures for 20 hours, it”s time to pull it out. Be gentle!

After it cures for 20 hours, it

It will still be a bit wet, but it should come out in one piece.

It will still be a bit wet, but it should come out in one piece.

Use the cooper caps and washers to even out the legs, in case they don”t sit flat on the floor.

Use the cooper caps and washers to even out the legs, in case they don

Add some white paint to the legs if you”d like. The finished product is adorable.

Add some white paint to the legs if you

Watch Ben build it in this video tutorial.

(source HomeMade Modern)

Sometimes I”m scared that I”ll screw up even the simplest DIY project, but this one is so easy, I know I can make a cool, one-of-a-kind stool for my home. And the best part of this project is that it only costs $5 to make! For that price, you could craft these as housewarming gifts. Will you try making a concrete stool of your own?

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