Metallic Vase Makeover

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On a shopping trip at the local thrift store, Debbie from One Day at a Time came across a vase with a really cool shape. The color, however, wasn’t quite so cool. Debbie combined elements from other vases she liked to give her thrift store find a rich metallic makeover that’s perfect for fall. Debbie shares how she used spray paint to create the textured finish on her originally smooth vase.

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Chrysanthemum Painted Vase

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Anthropologie’s colorful flower vases have caught the eyes of many DIYers. I have seen vases embellished with jewelry to achieve the same look, but this is first time I’ve seen a paper flower that’s just as pretty as the inspiration! Melissa of The Happier Homemaker shows how simple it is to make the chrysanthemum with just some snipping and rolling. Attached to her painted dollar store vase, it’s the perfect focal point for spring!

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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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Hive Patterned Vase

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I am loving this easy vase update shared by Angie of The Country Chic Cottage. It’s not like my hubby is constantly bringing me vases of flowers, but I somehow always seem to have plenty of them hiding in my cabinets. Angie busted out the Krylon on her vase and then used a dimensional writer to create a very cool honeycomb pattern for instant style.

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Mercury Glass Vases

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Mercury glass and metallics are way hot right now, and a little bit of shimmer was just what Kenz’s living room was screaming for. Over at Interiors by Kenz, she shows you how she made six mercury glass vases for the cost of ONE from West Elm. Kenz assures this is a simple project that anyone with any level of talent can do.

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