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Papercrete

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papercrete tire bricks used in green, environmentally friendly mobile home remodel

Environmentally friendly houses like this mobile home remodel using papercrete and old tires is a great example of the possibilities in green construction.

Very good step-by-step to make #Papercrete. A mix of about 3 parts paper pulp, 2 parts Portland cement and 1 part perlite. Lighter than hyperturfa and perfect newspaper recycling. Should also be good to make #raised beds and #retaining walls.

To begin making our signature papercrete containers we begin by running newsprint through a strip cut paper shredder. We stuff the cut strips into five gallon buckets until the buckets are well filled. We then fill the buckets of strips with water and allow the strips to soak for at least a day. Many times these buckets will sit a few days before we get around to turning the soaked paper back into pulp. We have found that thoroughly soggy strips are easier to pulp. We try to keep several…

How to make really cool round planters with cement. Mold the cement (don't use concrete) around a balloon to get the round shape. This detailed tutorial for making a DIY cement balloon planter is actually easy and so much fun.

How to make really cool round planters with cement. Mold the cement (don't use concrete) around a balloon to get the round shape. This detailed tutorial for making a DIY cement balloon planter is actually easy and so much fun.

concrete mixes - Choose which concrete mix is best for what you want to make

If you are not sure which premixed concrete product to buy here is a comparison of mixes. Crafting with concrete should be fun and easy!

I created the mix with 3 parts perlite, 3 parts peat moss, 2 parts Portland Cement and enough water to make it the consistency of cottage ch...

I created the mix with 3 parts perlite, 3 parts peat moss, 2 parts Portland Cement and enough water to make it the consistency of cottage ch...

Make Concrete Orbs, Balls & Spheres - Made By Barb - many tutorials

Complete list and links to tutorials for making all kinds of great concrete versions! Make Concrete Orbs Balls & Spheres with full tutorial links

My previous post  Papercrete for Fairy Gardens got an overwhelming response. So many people asked for a better explanation for how to make a  small batch of papercrete for a garden container project that I promised to come up with one. New to the game..I had to experiment for awhile first :) Sorry for the delay. Enjoy. Experiments with papercrete miniature houses. The one on the left was made in 6 flat pieces and later glued together. The one on the right used a one piece mold for the…

My previous post Papercrete for Fairy Gardens got an overwhelming response. So many people asked for a better explanation for how to make a small batch of pap…

Lightweight Concrete Furniture

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Do you want to know all about making concrete & cement crafts? Come check out my tests comparing cement mixes, and also concrete making techniques. #artsyPrettyPlants #DIYcement #DIYconcrete #DIYconcreteCrafts #DIYcementCrafts #cementCrafts #concreteCrafts #cementTips #diyPlanters

Do you want to know all about making concrete & cement crafts? Come check out my tests comparing cement mixes, and also concrete making techniques. #artsyPrettyPlants #DIYcement #DIYconcrete #DIYconcreteCrafts #DIYcementCrafts #cementCrafts #concreteCrafts #cementTips #diyPlanters