How to make Minimalistic Concrete Hangers for your Christmas tree | Sarah Halbeisen | Skillshare

How to make Minimalistic Concrete Hangers for your Christmas tree

Sarah Halbeisen, DIY queen and coffee lover

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7 Lessons (12m)
    • 1. 01 What this class is about

      0:47
    • 2. 02 Class Project

      0:18
    • 3. 03 Supplies

      0:46
    • 4. 04 How to make the molds from scratch

      4:03
    • 5. 05 How to make the copper hangers

      1:27
    • 6. 06 Mix the cement and make the concrete hangers

      2:35
    • 7. 07 Finishing touches and final product

      1:50

About This Class

In this class I show you how to make geometrical decoration for your Christmas tree. They're also great as small presents.

In this class you'll need templates for the molds you can download them here:

The Octahedron Template

The Diamond Template

Happy crafting!

Transcripts

1. 01 What this class is about: Hi. My name is Sarah, and you might know me from my block. Look what I made that come. You might also know from sculpture here because I already shared two classes on working with concrete. And this is gonna be my search class about how to make this minimalistic looking concrete Christmas tree fingers. My previous classes are about how to make comfort cups like this month on how to make concrete religious. If you've never worked with country before, A recommend enrolling in the fall to make a concrete cup skills checklist first because it explains exactly how you can makes this a man what? To look out for. What mistakes not to make in this class. We make these little hangers. If you're interested in debt, police enrolled. 2. 02 Class Project: as a class project, We're gonna make these hangars. So if you re create them, please ship just in project gallery below for me to see. Also, if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask them away in the comment section, trying to answer them as soon as possible. Have to draft him. 3. 03 Supplies: So let's start this cloth with what you need. First of all, you needed him played off the shape. You want to create a link? A pdf off this shape and a diamond shape in this description for you to download, then units, um, scissors. I do some cleared tape, cement in a bowl, water a spoon to stir it. A funnel, some cop, a wire pliers to cut the wire pliers to bend the wire. And last but not least, hangers. 4. 04 How to make the molds from scratch: I printed this template that it confined description below on 210 gram per square meter paper. So now let's get started with the mood. First, we need to cut out the shapes from the paper, cut along the solid lines that you can find on template. - Now for two templates long to dotted lines. - Now it takes disses is and cut a round hole in one of the sites. This is very funnel. We go and sick and fill it with concrete. Now we glue the mall together, make sure that the flaps are on the outside as those would make march on the concrete. Now we need to prove the mold. So this a man doesn't run out on the edges and corners for this protected clear tape and reaches rapid all around remote, leaving just the hole at the top free so we can fill it with cement. - So it is. Is it the mold already to use? You can also make any other shape that you'd like with this technique 5. 05 How to make the copper hangers: Now I'll tell you how to make the copper hangers that we can press into the vets Ament so we can actually hang it on the Christmas tree. Later. First, cut off a piece of copper about seven centimeters long. Bend it downwards into a loop now, before the ends of words again to make two smaller loops at the bottom that will hold the hangar in the cement. Now it is cut off, too. Excessive wire. Turn it around itself. Make sure that it still fits into the hole that we created in the mold. If it looks like an anchor, you're done and ready to go. 6. 06 Mix the cement and make the concrete hangers: Before we start mixing cement, you need to get everything ready. The bowl with this cement, the water, the spoon to stir it, the funnel, the moles and the concrete hangers that you dismayed. If you want to know more about how to work with concrete into specifics, please enroll in my other class on how to make concrete cups so now poured the water into dis. Amend and start to stir it. Stir it until you have a smooth texture that is a little running. Once you're done stirring, take the mold and the final. Put the funnel into the hole and scoop to cement into remote. Fill it all the way up. And don't worry if it runs out a little. This will not affect to look off cement hangar that now let those dry for about five minutes, then pushed the concrete hangers into the cement, then let them dry another 12 hours 7. 07 Finishing touches and final product: after 12 hours, your concrete Christmas tree hanger should be completely dry. Now all we need to do is freed from the most just carefully ripped the tape and paper from the concrete hangar. - This is now your geometric a Christmas tree concrete hangar. Now we're ready to decorate our Christmas tree Minimalistic. Lee, - if you'd like this class, check out my other classes on how to work with concrete. Especially if it never worked concrete before. And please share your project in the project gallery.