We all love to decorate our houses and when it comes to decorating our houses, flowers play an essential role. Flowers are perhaps the cheapest decorating item that we use in order to make our house look beautiful because otherwise, the other decorating items are really expensive. However, natural flowers cannot be kept just like that. You need a vase in order to keep the flowers alive for at least few days. Now most of us spend a lot of money in order to get fancy vases. But what if, you could make your own vase (the small ones) and use it to decorate your own house. If you are interested to know that how to make your own flower vase at home then, for that you need to read through this article. The steps are laid out in details for your help.
How To Make A Flower Vase?
In order to make a flower vase you will be requiring certain things that are listed below:
- Empty and clean glass bottles
- A small amount of wall paper border and
- Mod Podge
Get hold of all these items from the nearby local store so that you can get started with the process right away. Now let’s go through the steps.
- At first clean, the glass the bottles nicely and let them dry. Make sure that the bottles that you have chosen have a wide opening or else it will be difficult for you to put the flowers in.
- Once you are done cleaning the bottles the next thing that you need to do is take the wall paper border and decoupage it. You can get these wall paper borders from the dollar stores. Since they already have some glue on them, they can be easily stuck to the walls of the glass bottle.
- Cut shapes out from the wall papers and decoupage it on the bottles. After that take a foam brush and apply the mod podge evenly across the entire bottle in order to give it a smoky look.
- After you are done with that let the bottle dry for an entire night. In the morning when you get up, you can get fresh flowers from the market or from your garden if you have one and put them in the vase after cutting them nicely.
Thus, you have your home made vase ready within a night’s time. Making these vases out of glass bottles is also a great way of re-using the bottles which is, of course, a good thing to do. You can use a variety of bottles in order to make such small vases and then place them in your whole house. You can put them on the dinner table, the table outside on your patio, near the window or any other place where you think it’s fit. The best thing about these small vases is that you can bring a bouquet of flowers and then separate them into small bundles and then put them in these vases. It’s is going to look beautiful.
Now that you know how to make your own flower vase make sure that you do not throw away those taco sauce bottles out when they get empty. This is really easy to make so you should definitely give it a try and make your house look beautiful with the fragrance of colorful flowers.