In this delightful book, Malena Skote shows you how to make decorative projects using concrete and so create long-lasting objects that can stay outside all year round. This inventive and inspiring new book has clear instructions and covers everything you need to know, including how to create and use moulds in silicon, wood and metal, how to use different types of concrete and how to work with different shapes, as well as creating the perfect finish adding decorative details. The 44 projects range from small projects such as plant pots, bowls, dishes and candleholders to larger ones such as paving slabs, garden benches and tables. Projects of this title include: Birdbath, Parasol plinth, Bowl with leaf ornaments, Dish with glass mosaic, Hypertufa urn, Garden bench, Candlesticks, Puzzle tile, White round pot, and Mini table.
Malena Skote is an architect by profession but mainly works as a writer, illustrator and photographer. She is the author of Simple Projects for the Garden (2002), New Projects for the Garden (2002), Concrete as a Hobby (2006) and Mosaics for Home and Garden (2007).