Make a Faux Stone Vase from a Recycled Bottle | Pretty Handy Girl

Make a Faux Stone Vase from a Recycled Bottle | Pretty Handy Girl

Hey, guys!! It’s Anika from Anika’s DIY Life back again with a quick and easy project. I hoard glass bottles and vases.  My garage has an entire shelf full of bottles and I love giving them fun updates like this 5 minute marbled vase and the upcycled spice bottle “wind-chime”.  Recently I turned my attention to this bottle vase and decide to make a Faux Stone Vase from a Recycled Bottle.

A quick and easy updated to an old glass vase using stone spray paint and clay flowers

I bought the bottle vase at a yard sale about 8 years ago for $0.50. At the time, it “kind of” fit in with my decor, but over time it started to look out of place and needed an update. Nothing a little bit of spray paint and clay flowers can’t fix. Want to see how to create your own Faux Stone Vase from a Recycled Bottle with 3-D Clay Flowers?

Materials:

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Instructions:

Step 1 – Use rubbing alcohol or lemon oil to remove any sticker residue. Clean the vase well with soapy warm water to remove any old dirt and grime.

Step 2 – Give the bottle a couple coats of spray primer. Allow to dry.  Coat the bottle with a few layers of stone spray paint. (Tip: when using the stone spray paint, use quick short bursts. This gives the best coverage and texture.)

Recycled glass vase with stone spray paint and clay flowers

Step 3 – Mold the oven bake clay into flower shapes. You can make flower petals by rolling a ball, then press it between your fingers into shape.

Recycled glass vase with stone spray paint and clay flowers

Step 4 – Bake flower petals in the oven per manufacturer instructions. After they cool, spray paint them to your desired color (or leave them the color of your clay.)

Recycled glass vase with stone spray paint and clay flowers

Step 5 – Glue the flowers onto the vase using hot glue.

Recycled glass vase with stone spray paint and clay flowers

What do you think of the Faux Stone Vase from aRecycled Bottle? That’s a big change. I love the texture of stone and the chic vibe of the pink flowers!

Recycled glass vase with stone spray paint and clay flowers

If you like hoarding recycled glass jars and bottles, you’ll love these 20 upcycled bottle and jar ideas:
20 Upcycled Ideas for Recycled Glass Jars and Bottles | Pretty Handy Girl

Until next time,

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4 replies
  1. Sean Mahan
    Sean Mahan says:

    The result looks so good! I’m definitely going to make some for my home. Maybe I would do it without the flowers, or at least paint them with other color, to match my current decoration. Thank you for the tutorial!

    Reply
  2. Karen Loyd
    Karen Loyd says:

    Very Nice! I love small, quick-finish projects. I have just up-cycled an old garage sale armoir into a farmhouse shelf / display. It needs things like this! Can’t wait to try it.
    GrannyK

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