Working with concrete: the basics forum: Birdbath leaf

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Apr 18, 2010 6:54 PM CST
I made my leaf out of vinyl concrete patch it is expensive but I have made leaves and they have held up very well. I leave them out in the winter and just turn them over so they don't hold water and freeze. Hopefully I can post a picture here. Not to good doing this. Pat B.

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May 30, 2010 9:20 AM CST
Name: dana aka iris28
tristate area, ky z6b
i love that! can you tell us how to make that .. i really want to do a birdbath in a leaf shape
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May 31, 2010 1:36 PM CST
Name: ~~Brittany~~
Phoenix, Az
I second that :)
May 31, 2010 11:20 PM CST
Name: June or Nancy☺
Dover AFB, Delaware
I agree
Jun 2, 2010 8:50 AM CST
Name: Chris
Wisconsin z4
I had written a tutorial on a different Cubit for making cement leaves, if you're interested. Lots of chat on the thread, but the first few posts are the tutorial.
Jun 2, 2010 10:45 AM CST
Name: ~~Brittany~~
Phoenix, Az
Jun 2, 2010 10:58 AM CST
Name: Chris
Wisconsin z4
You're welcome. What an adorable little one in your avitar!!
Jun 2, 2010 11:04 AM CST
Name: ~~Brittany~~
Phoenix, Az
Thank you... that's my 9 month old nugget :) he's my little gerber baby!!
Jul 2, 2010 8:17 PM CST
Go to Garden Gate Magazine site and on the right hand side when it opens is Cast a birdbath in sand video and it will give you the instructions. The leaf I used was from a Castor Bean plant. Pat

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