THE BLOG

Teacher Gifts – An Apple or Something More Unique

The end of the school year is coming up fast, so lots of people's thoughts naturally turn to teacher gifts. It can be a bit of a minefield choosing the right gift. Do you buy something for just the main teacher or the assistants too? How much per gift? What kind of...

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Make Your Own Concrete Bowl

I am going to show you how to make your own concrete bowl. This is a super easy tutorial to get us started with the tutorials that I’m hoping to share with you. I discovered this when I had some left over concrete from another project I was working on. It makes a...

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Welcome to the new design

You may have noticed a few changes around here! Welcome to the new design and hopefully an improved Concrete Gems website. This website has been a labour of love and there is still a lot of work to do on it. Please bear with me if you come across something that...

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Cement vs. Concrete

There is generally quite a bit of confusion surrounding the terms related to cement vs. concrete, so I wanted to write a post to try and clarify the differences. Consequently many people misuse these terms. I have found that this makes learning about the subject quite...

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Coaster Kit Decoration

If you’ve bought my concrete coaster kit, thank you so much. Below you will find some coaster kit decoration ideas to further personalise your creations. If you would like to buy the kit, click here. The concrete coaster kit enables you to make some lovely concrete...

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