DIY Textured Vase

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in 4th of July, Crafts, Holidays | 14 comments

This DIY Textured Vase is a ” knock-off ” of a vase that I saw in a store. Looking at it carefully, I thought it would be easy enough to do myself instead of spending big money. The white color really sets off the red geraniums, but any color paint would work depending on your own color scheme. The best thing is this project cost me nothing since I already had the geraniums, paint, jar, and burlap. Don’t you feel good about a project that costs nothing?

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Here’s the inspiration……

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Materials Needed:

Glass Jar ,Bottle, or Jug  (height depends on where you are using it)

White Acrylic Paint (if you want a lot of texture, use a little Plaster of Paris mixed in the paint) I just used the paint..

Acrylic Spray (optional)

Burlap

Flowers and Ribbon of choice

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Directions:

I used a jar left from the Sauerkraut that I used in my Colorful Sauerkraut Salad.  The jar had a pattern both at the top and bottom which I thought would make the vase more interesting than a regular Ball jar.  Also, it was the right height for a table centerpiece.

Using a bit of cheap burlap ribbon, I dabbed it into the white paint. I wanted to control the amount of paint so I also dabbed the burlap on newspaper until it had less paint. With minimal paint, the holes on the burlap show and make the texture. Do as little dabbing or a lot. When you get your desired look, let dry. Apply acrylic spray, if desired.

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I added the red geraniums to make a centerpiece for my table.

It’s just the right size for my red and white tablesetting.

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This is the same textured vase with a Patriotic look. Great idea for Memorial Day or 4th of July centerpieces!

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This DIY Textured Vase project doesn’t take long to do. The drying time is quick, too! Now, start looking for interesting jars and make one for yourself. Did I inspire you to try?

Enjoy!

Phyllis

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14 Comments

  1. pretty neat and what an easy way to customize your jar for any occasion!

    • Yes, any color or for any season!

  2. So cute and love your red table setting! Craft schooling Sunday will be back this Saturday night, hope to see you there!

    • It is an easy, quick and fun project!

  3. I love this! So fab! Thanks for sharing your project on the Monday Funday Party!

  4. A quick project that didn’t cost any money? Win win! Thanks for sharing at the #HomeMattersParty 🙂

    • Just the kind I like!

  5. I love the texture! It really adds depth versus just regular paint. Great idea!

  6. This turned out REALLY cute! 🙂

    Thanks for joining the Link Up this week!

  7. So pretty! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday, hope to see you again next week!

  8. Very nice and easy too! Just the way I like it! You could use any color for any decor! Thanks for sharing your great idea!

    • Yes, it is easy! Thanks for your lovely comments.

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