ForeverLeaves

Unique concrete leaf castings from real leaves

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Announcement    I love to do special orders! So, if you would like a particular leaf in different color other than what is shown, or you would like a different size. I would be happy to paint one just for you! Also, if you have a leaf which has a special meaning, I can cast one for you for a lifetime of remembrance.

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Last updated on May 13, 2020

I love to do special orders! So, if you would like a particular leaf in different color other than what is shown, or you would like a different size. I would be happy to paint one just for you! Also, if you have a leaf which has a special meaning, I can cast one for you for a lifetime of remembrance.

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Linda Stanke

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Linda Stanke

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About ForeverLeaves

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How are these concrete leaf casting made?

HOW ARE THESE MADE? The process begins with the selection of a leaf to be cast. A mold for the leaf is formed from a pile of wet sand. The leaf is placed over the sand with the veins up. Concrete is mixed and pressed over the entire leaf. After the concrete has dried, the leaf is removed and the vein impression remains. The unveiling of the casting is always an exciting moment. The leaf used is then discarded, only one casting can be made from a leaf.
It is then allowed to cured, "cleaned up", painted and sealed with concrete sealer.

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  • Linda Stanke

    Owner

    My Dad was a bricklayer by trade and he is the one who taught me how to mix "mud" from a very early age. I also love to garden, so combining these 2 seemed like the perfect match for me. I truly enjoy making them.

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