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We can make the cement flower pot at home. Decorating the home and surrounding is the main hobby of all in this lockdown period. This is a very simple method. You have to buy 2 plastic flower pots of different sizes. A big and a small flower pot.

STEPS

Step-1

Ingredients for making a cement flower pot:

  1. Two plastic flower pots- a big and a small (with design outside)
  2. Waste pen barrel
  3. Cement
  4. M sand

Step-2

Apply some oil inside the big pot. You can use any waste oil for this. Then, fill the small pots with sand or stones. This is to have a weight for the pot. Then only it will fix over the mixture. Apply oil outside the small pot.

Step-3

Mix M sand and cement in a 3:1 ratio. That is, add one cup cement into 3 cups of M sand. Mix it well. Add water into it and mix. Fill a shovel of mixture into the big pot. Place the pen barrel in the center of it. It is to get a hole in the center of the pot. Place the small pot in the center of it. Fill the remaining cement mixture in it. Shake it well to mix.

Step-4

After filling the mixture, put some cement powder on the top for a finishing look. It is to get the design perfectly. Wipe the sides of pots and clean the cement there.

Wait for 24 hours. One full day.

Step-5

Remove the pot from the mold. Take a hammer and hit slowly around the plastic pot. Takeout the small pot. Remove the pen barrel. Here, you get a beautiful cement flower pot. Pour water at least 3 days. Use it only after that.

Step-6

Add white cement to the pot. This will give a finishing look. You can also add terracotta paint on it. These two are optional.

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