DIY Hand Planters

If your tastes tend toward the unusual, these hands will appeal. Relax! These are ‘armless hypertufa hands 😀

Hypertufa is a ‘rock’ made from aggregates bonded together with Portland cement. It’s a manufactured substitute for natural tufa, which is a slowly precipitated limestone rock. Being very porous like the real thing, hypertufa is popular for making garden ornaments.

Here’s a great example of art meeting function – hypertufa hands!

You can easily make as many as you want as they’re simple to make, and they’re sure to be a talking point. All you need is the recipe for making hypertufa, mixing bowls, and rubber gloves!

These are perfect for planting succulents, and would make a great centerpiece on a table in your outdoor living space. You can also personalize them to fit the theme of your garden.

Does your garden need one of these helping hypertufa hands?

You’ll need these materials:

  • Hypertufa or Soil Cement Mix
  • Water
  • 1 Pair Kitchen Rubber Gloves

And these tools:

  • Spatula For Mixing
  • Duct Tape
  • Scissors
  • 2 Large Buckets
  • Towels

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Thanks to Bluefoxfarm and Studio 50 for this great project. You can get step by step instructions here

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