ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With December just around the corner, many people are already on the hunt for those perfect holiday gifts. Before shopping at a department store or on a retail website, QUIKRETE® is challenging people to make concrete gifts for family and friends this holiday season. Beyond the thoughtful gesture of giving a custom homemade gift, QUIKRETE will also award the three most creative, well-crafted and high-quality DIY projects entered into its One Bag Wonder contest cash prizes and a trip to Atlanta for the Haven Conference.
“You can’t put a price tag on the personal heartfelt sentiment of a gift made with your own two hands, especially when it’s truly one-of-a kind,” said Frank Owens, Senior Vice President of Marketing for The QUIKRETE® Companies. “Packaged concrete is easy to use and can be transformed into an endless array of objects. So, if you’re really looking to make a statement this holiday season, turn a $5 bag of packaged concrete into luxurious jewelry, sleek home décor or high-end furniture at a fraction of the cost of buying the gifts. Your family and friends will appreciate the gesture and gift for years.”
From Nov. 1st to 30th, DIY holiday gift projects created with no more than one bag of any QUIKRETE product can be entered into the One Bag Wonder contest. Enter by emailing three photos or a video with a 200-word description that includes the inspiration and step-by-step instructions to 1BagWonder@quikrete.com or by posting the same information on social media with #QUIKRETE1BagWonder. QUIKRETE will be joined by the Home Projects Council, a think tank of home improvement experts, in judging the projects based on creativity, craftsmanship and quality. The winners will be announced on Dec. 15th with first place receiving $2,500, second place $1,500 and third place $500. Winners will also receive travel accommodations to Atlanta from July 15-17 for the Haven Conference, a premier DIY/home décor blogger event, where their projects will be exhibited by QUIKRETE.
Visit QUIKRETE One Bag Wonder contest for full details including official rules, how-to videos and project inspiration. For more information about QUIKRETE products and projects, visit www.QUIKRETE.com and/or connect at Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
The QUIKRETE® Companies
Founded in 1940, The QUIKRETE® Companies serves the residential, commercial, industrial and infrastructure industries as a scalable, single-source solution for building, repair and rehabilitation projects across North America. Not only the largest manufacturer of packaged concrete and cement mixes in the U.S. and Canada, The QUIKRETE® Companies also delivers high-quality, commercial-grade products through related industry-leading organizations including Custom Building Products®, Contech® Engineered Solutions, Rinker Materials™, Keystone Hardscape®, Pavestone®, Best Block, Premier Building Solutions™, Spec Mix®, Target Technologies®, Daubois® and QPR®. The QUIKRETE® Companies operates about 250 facilities including technical centers to provide unmatched product innovation, depth, quality-control and distribution as well as full-service customer support. The QUIKRETE® Companies truly is “What America’s Made Of”. For more information, visit www.quikrete.com or call (800) 282-5828.