Women love to keep beautiful bottles, humdrum vases and unique jars. It is something in their nature, but most of the time, they never get clear about what to do with this dusty and rusty old stuff.
Do you also have a cabinet full of this kind of useless stuff?
If yes, then it is time to give them a makeover.
You can transform these plain glass jars and vases can become just as pretty as the flowers they hold.
If you are frugal, creative, and enjoy different recycling items, then surely you will love the idea of up-cycling the old useless stuff. This post is all about re-inventing the ordinary glass jars, vases, and wine bottles with some paint, buttons, ribbons, and with other things that you probably have laying around the house. Though you may wish to keep them all for your home, but these DIY vases and jars can make a great gift for friends.
All vases and jars need flowers!
Vases are associated with flowers, and if we talk about making and decorating DIY vases and jars, the need for flowers also appear in the frame. For sure you can keep a few of the jars and vases without flowers, but most of them need flowers.
Original flowers for all the vases and jars is an expensive task to complete. Real blooms are expensive, and buying these real flowers every week to refill the vases can be a real burden for your pocket. Artificial flowers can be a substitute, but their dusty appearance and unfriendly nature to the environment stops you from buying faux flowers.
Have you ever thought about buying sola wood flowers?
Sola wood flowers are faux flowers, technically they are artificial, but according to their origin, they are made of an all-natural material. Sola flowers are made from the bark of balsa tree wood that is why they are also known as wooden blooms. Their appearance is entirely identical to the original blooms, and you cannot differentiate between the real and sola flowers when compare their looks. Because of originating from a natural source, they are 100% biodegradable and eco-friendly flowers. Their affordability is also unmatchable so you can buy lots of sola flowers to decorate your home interior in the most natural look.
DIY flowers vases and jars:
Now you have the best option of sola wood flowers to decorate your home interior with lots of colors and positivity. For creating beautiful and inspiring flower vases and jars here are few ideas to help you:
· Vase decorated with laces and buttons:
Baby-food and spaghetti-sauce jars are perfect for this kind of vases. Use scrap silk ribbons, laces, rickrack, and burlap to embellish the glass jars. This effort will result in incredibly romantic shabby-chic vases. Use a hot glue gun to wrap the jars in layers of lace and trim. Decorate these ribbons and laces with old buttons, beads, or pearls. You can use short stem sola wood roses, alstroemeria, and anemone for these vases.
· Chalkboard vases:
These are vases you can make by wine bottles, glass jars, and dollar store vases. Simply by using chalkboard spray paint, you can transform these bottles into magical messenger bottles. This item can be a perfect gift with a customized message written on this vase by chalk. You can use tape to make designs or patterns or paint the entire container. Write a message with chalk and add a sola wood flower stem of snap-dragon or tulip. The best thing about these vases is that you can change the written stuff over and over.
· Yarn vases:
Create a unique and elegant vase just by using different colored yarns, tacky glue, and a wine bottle. There are no restrictions at all; you can use any type of watertight container for this project. Simply wrap and glue the yarns around the vase. A pretty vase with an interesting texture is all set to add a luxurious look in your home interior. You can use gardening twine, hemp, or sisal yarns because of their natural look.
· Seashell vases:
Almost every one of us has some languishing and unappreciated shells in a drawer or a box. Use these shells to create a shell vase as table décor for a beach-themed party. Attach the sells on a glass bottle with grout, or you can use hot-glue also to stick the shells.
· Vases with enamel paint:
Take a clear glass container and paint it with enamel. Choose the paint suitable for glass; there are several paints just for this purpose available at craft stores. You can use frosted paints to coat the inside of a vase that gives the glass a beach glass appearance. You can create unique art with metallic paints to make an interesting vase. Consider painting designs on the outside of the vase as well.
· Light bulb vases:
Creating bulb vases is so trending DIY. If you also have any old light bulbs lying around, with a few tools you can transform these bulbs into charming light bulb vases. They require a little more attention, care, and efforts than the other vases, but they are well worth it. You have lots of options to decorate these bulb vases. Besides holding flowers, they can hold a fairy garden, miniatures, and terrariums. You can try enamel paint techniques on these bulb vases as well.
· Washi tape vases:
Use the dizzying array of washi tape to create a beautiful DIY vase for your home interior. Washi tape was originated in Japan, and this paper tape is similar to masking tape. It comes in every color, pattern, and theme that you can think of. Just wrap the glass containers with the washi tape or make any design you want to on the glass vessel with the tape. Place your favorite sola wood flowers in this vase, and let your creation allow you to get lots of praises and admiration.