Feb 20, 2017 - Explore ShadezofMichelle's board "Styrofoam sheet projects", followed by 1628 people on Pinterest. Stack rocks on the liner to find the configuration that makes the most effective waterfall. 3. You can add ‘planters’ on the side to hold moss and plants as well. Very cool project! Remember that rocks are ‘random’. Just a bit of paper with some dabs of orange and black. We all need some form of comfort, especially this…, Wool has so many amazing qualities that it deserves the beauty of Eco Printing. Cheers! Wait for the foam to expand, and then lay on the rocks that form the upper layer of the cascade, working them into the foam whenever possible. Light as a feather rock structure, but not done yet…. For the waterfalls use some plastic sheeting from containers or bottles that can be bent when quickly held over a candle. No special tools needed and how difficult can it be to make some stones? For realism add some texture like cracks and holes with toothpicks or even real rocks. Hello, Ei here-visiting from TAODS. I knew I wanted a waterfall, a rocky, easy to maintain faux one nestled in the damp terrarium. Remove the top layer of rocks so you can seal around the base of the stones in contact with the liner. Stone Art Video Transcript. So glad I discovered you as I will attempt to make some of your creations. Build a berm or incline for your waterfall and cover it with a waterproof liner. So why not bring some of that pleasure into your home? Beautiful and great ideas here. Filling large gaps with small stones will help conserve foam. Loch Ness Water Gardens: Construction Tips - Using Waterfall Foam [Video], Clearwater Landscapes: How to Build a Waterfall. Isn’t there something quite charming about the world of miniatures and especially waterfalls?! In addition to the Styrofoam I used a couple of cans of Great stuff expanding foam. This miniature faux one is easy to make and perfect for terrarium gardens. […] you ever noticed how one project just leads to another? Not only does it prevent water from seeping under the rocks, it binds the rocks and keeps the structure together. Planting my cloche waterfall/terrarium has lead me to some more creative use of glass (and it won’t be ending […]. It could work as long as you give the concrete time in water to leach out the alkalinity. As a landscape builder, he helped establish two gardening companies. It is usually darker where the moss grows, underneath and in the cracks. Keep the tip stationary in large spaces until the spaces fill with foam. Oh look! Look into the realistic 'ponds' with rocks and fish... marvel at the streams of 'water'... lovely green moss and fern… When you're done, all joints between rocks and the liner should be filled. What if you double layers the plastic and/ or incorporate seran wrap for a softer, more liquid effect. DIY Waterfall Aquarium for Garden Corner. Put a dab on s scrap of paper and take a toothpick to smear it up and own the waterfall. We designed this DIY, pond-less waterfall stream to eliminate the filtering and cleaning maintenance that comes with ponds, making it one of the best backyard waterfall ideas in our opinion. Look into the realistic 'ponds' with rocks and fish... marvel at the streams of 'water'... lovely green moss and fern… For your convenience, this post contains affiliate links, which allow us to continue providing you lots of decorating and DIY ideas at no cost to you. The landscape of the waterfall was constructed using sheets of polystyrene (Styrofoam). Thanks for stopping by! Aren’t you amazed how this styrofoam resembles rock?! […] all started with the waterfall that I built for the beautiful massive cloche I […]. Dry-brushing is taking very little paint on the brush and lightly running it over the surface to catch only the top details. January 5. Have you considered covering the styrofoam with your Portland cement? When you're stacking rocks to build a waterfall cascade, it's important to do it in such a way that water flows on top of them, rather than underneath. As the foam starts to come out, move the tip along the base of the rock to the next rock to form a continuous bead.