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Tuesday, September 3, 2013

HOW TO MAKE A VASE

 I have been seeing these painted jars and vases and loved the colors that you can get by painting them yourself. The ones I have seen have benn painted on the inside, so that you have to put another container inside the painted one to be able to use it for real flowers. I decided to paint the outside of mine. I first painted with white and then two coats of turquoise. This was just the craft paint from 'Sprawl" Mart. Then I coated with clear acrylic spray-gloss. I uses several coats, drying between each. Now I can just put flowers directly into mine. I tied a piece of jute and a small rusty thingy, that  I found on the side. I am usually not this country, but I love this kind of bouguet in the fall. I am joining www.theshabbycreekcottage.com  for Transformation Thursday and www.thevintagefarmhouse.com for Creativethings Thursday. Also www.adelightsomelife.com for Home and Garden Thursday


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9 comments:

xinex said...

Very pretty, Vicki! You did a good job! Love the color...Christine

Brittany Reyer said...

Cute, cute! I love this idea; country or not. Even decorating for an event for a small table piece for each table.

Linda Primmer said...

Such a great idea. Years ago, I used spray paint on all kinds of glass. Paint does wonders for projects. Great color choice too.

Sonya@Beyond the Screen Door said...

Adorable! I love how the Black Eyed Susans pop against the turquoise jar.

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

"Paint or Dig" has been included in the Sites To See for this week. Be assured that I hope this helps to point many new visitors in your direction.

http://asthecrackerheadcrumbles.blogspot.com/2013/09/sites-to-see.html

Liz Hockamier said...

Darling idea! I love the color. This would be a great addition for Fresh-Cut Friday. I hope you will stop by. :)

~Liz

Lady Di Tn said...

Cool idea. I love catching up and finding such interesting post. The tea cups find was wonderful. Peace

Kathy A Delightsome Life said...

Love that idea and the color is so beautiful with the flowers!
I am delighted that you shared with Home and Garden Thursday,
Kathy

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Love this idea!!

Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting on the newspaper article!!

Hugs,
Deb