Glass Vase Makeover with Tons of Texture

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Ashley from Bigger Than the Three of Us is always drawn to larger pieces on her shopping expeditions, and smaller accents, like vases and picture frames, tend to escape her notice. So this year she’s on a mission to DIY some of these decorative accents on the cheap. Ashley shares at Lovely Etc. how she created a a textural vase that mimics the look of fish scales using homemade baking soda dough. She says, “Don’t you just love super easy crafts? I know I do.”

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Indian Corn Candle Holder

Indian Corn Candle

Here’s a quick and simple idea for your Thanksgiving table or fall mantel from Debbie at Confessions of a Plate Addict. Debbie surrounded a glass cylinder with miniature Indian corn to create a pretty fall candle holder. Since the corn is just secured with a rubber band, you can easily remove it and redecorate the cylinder for each season.

 

Indian Corn Candle

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Update a Glass Vase with a Woven Placemat

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Jennifer from Decorated Chaos loved the look of Ballard’s Seagrass Hurricanes for summer. While she wanted them badly, this thrifty chick wasn’t about to dish out an exorbitant amount of money for one! Instead, Jennifer gathered a thrifted set of seagrass placemats and some glass cylinders and made her own beachy vase and candle holder. […Read More]

Patterned Mercury Glass Vase

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After her daughter’s wedding, Jeanie from Create and Babble found herself with several clear glass vases on hand. She decided it was time she jumped on the mercury glass train and grabbed her can of Looking Glass spray paint. Now we’ve all seen this done a time or two, but I love how Jeanie took it a step further by creating a pattern on the glass with glue. You’ll have to pop over to her site to see exactly how she did it!

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“Etched Glass” Hurricane

Glass hurricanes and vases are staples when it comes to decorating. With a few simple changes, they can make the perfect display pieces for any season. Monica from Monica Wants It shows you how to create an “etched glass” tree design perfect for fall through winter. Monica used her Silhouette and contact paper to easily […Read More]

Outdoor Looking Glass Candle Lanterns

Jessy from Fairytale Frosting shares a great project for upcycling all those glass jars you’ve been storing away. No glass jars on hand? You can find an assortment of vases and candleholders at your local dollar or thrift store. Jessy sprayed the inside of her glassware with Looking Glass spray paint to give them a […Read More]