Good afternoon and Happy Monday! It seems like forever since I have shared a DIY project with you guys. I am about to start decorating for Halloween and I created this little festive vase to use in my display this year. The entire project took about an hour and only cost $4.55.
In July, my husband and I celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary. As a happy, he sent me a bouquet of roses in a glass vase. After the roses died, I cleaned out the vase, but couldn’t force myself to part with it. It was actually pretty nice, so I have been holding on to it ever since trying to find a neat way to use it in my home.
Well, that time has come…
I decided to add some embellishments to the outside of the vase and use it in my Halloween display that I will be sharing with y’all next month.
So, for this project, I used the following supplies:
- glass vase
- Gorilla Glue
- black tulle
- hot glue gun
- craft embellishment
- Cutter Bee scissors
If you notice in the picture, I have a tube of super glue. I did some research that indicated super glue was good to use on glass. Well, it didn’t work out in my case. So, I had to rethink my process and I decided to give my Gorilla Wood Glue a shot and it worked perfectly.
Step 1: Apply Glue
I took the Gorilla Glue and applied it to the outside of the entire vase. It required me using my index finger to spread the glue evenly.
Step 2: Wrap the Twine
After I spread the glue evenly, I wrapped the entire outside of the vase with twine. I started from the bottom and wrapped pretty tightly, so you could not see any holes between each layer.
Step 3: Apply Tulle
Next, I decided to add black tulle around the center of the vase. So, I hot glued one end of the tulle, wrapped it approximately three times, then hot glued the other end in the same spot I started.
I wanted to make sure if I had residue from the hot glue it was only in one place because my embellishment would cover it up.
Step 4: Add Embellishment
I purchased the craft embellishment from Hobby Lobby for approximately $4.55. The price was originally $6.99, but I had a 40% off coupon that I used.
I used hot glue to attached the embellishment to the front of the vase.
And, my simple Halloween vase is complete…
I think the vase turned out great and I think it is going to match my Halloween decorations perfectly. I can’t wait to share the entire setup next month.