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Wednesday
Jan222014

Shine Bright Like a Concrete Diamond

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a concrete diamond diy from A Merry Mishap via Pinterest. While most of the time I stare in awe at the prettiness of a diy on my screen I rarely feel like attempting the task on my own... however, these little beauties were different. The moment I saw them I knew they had to be mine. I'm not going to lie, they were a little more involved and time consuming than I thought, but I couldn't be more thrilled with the results. There are a few extra tips in the comment section of AMM which I found to be super helpful. I also found this blog that was super detailed with the gem making procedure. I'm currently in the process of making a third set out of gems using a foam core mold which I think is working out the best so far. As a side note I printed the template in a few sizes to create a nice variety which I highly recommend! So what do you think??

Reader Comments (3)

I was hoping you'd post about these after I saw them on your Instagram. So good! Love the gold.

01.22.2014 | Unregistered CommenterLauren

Loving your concrete diamonds. Adding gold paint brings it up a notch. I am going to do this
DIY on my site and will link to your site. Your supply list design-layout is excellent.
Thanks for the great inspiration. I enjoy your blog.

02.18.2014 | Unregistered CommenterLaurie Lindqvist

Thank you! I'm glad you love the post... I hope it helps. Good Luck!

02.18.2014 | Registered Commenterjessica

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