Since I made these fun Abstract Cement Planters a few ago, I really have been enjoying playing and experimenting with concrete.
Today’s DIY came about so organically that even I was amazed at the final result and how good it turned out.
For this project I used a pair of old lamps particularly the lamp base. I had these lamps for a while but one of them had a crack and the other one was not working.
I did not want to throw them away because I loved the Gold Geometric Design of it and somehow I ended up with this Idea of making a table with concrete but to use the base of the lamp as the “legs”.
And this was my result.
So let’s jump into it.
Materials Needed for this project
Cutting Edge Stencils
This is the particular brand of concrete I used for this project.
You only need to add water and the concrete mixture is ready to be used.
So this is how the lamp base looked Before.
You probably can’t really see in this picture but this lamp had a lot of crack lines.
First things first was to detach the lamp fixture and the wiring etc.
Once that was all done for both the lamps it was time to place it in the concrete mix.
I directly poured water and concrete into the plastic bucket which was my mould for the top part of the concrete table.
I used a round bucket but you can use any shape be it square, oval etc
Once the mixture has been fully mixed, it’s time to place the lamp base.
I placed the lamp base upside down, right in the center of the concrete mixture.
Tap the bucket to release any air and just let the mixture set.
The next day I flipped the bucket onto the lamp base, tapped the sides of the bucket and the table released on its own.
It was perfectly smooth and round.
You could leave it at that but I of course wanted to tie in the gold from the base with a stenciled design on top using Gold Paint.
I used this gorgeous stencil which I have used in my Dining Room Table Makeover as well.
Dip the Foam Roller Brush into the Gold Paint, I pour it onto a disposable plate as it makes it easier to fully cover the paintbrush.
And then paint over the stencil.
It didn’t take long as it wasn’t much surface area to cover.
Let the paint dry.
And there you have it.
What do you guys think?
These turned out so adorable.
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