Concrete Candles

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This is such a wonderful project you can do with few supplies:

These striking candle holders have a rugged yet elegant shape, and are a great addition to your outdoor area, or on your dining room table. The delicate shape is made from using a balloon as a mold to cast concrete, creating an unusual shape. Each mold will be unique, and there’s no limit to the shape variations you can achieve with this method of casting.

Most concrete bought from the home store will have aggregate, since that’s what gives concrete its compression strength. For this project we’ll want to remove the aggregate to give a smooth finish, and because there’s no need for any compression strength from the aggregate since these candle holders won’t…

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