March 3, 2013

diy spring vases

 

Last week at some point while marinating a tenderloin, I finished off our red wine vinegar bottle (which is the one in the picture above with the rounded bottom) and thought that it was a pretty bottle and so I rinsed it out and decided to save it. 
 
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Then I got my weekly Better Homes and Gardens update with this image above, so I pinned it and then later the light bulb went off.  I opened my fridge and noticed we had two almost empty bottles of tiger sauce, so I combined them together freeing up another glass bottle.  And for some reason I had already saved the smallest bottle months ago.  So the idea of small vases was created from the inspiration picture above.

 
 
I think the bottles I used were red wine vinegar, tiger sauce and small bottle of balsamic vinegar.  We were already painting our office furniture white, so I gave these three bottles a quick spray with the same white paint.  To decorate them I used two different ribbons and washi tape.  I just so happen to have 3 in this blue, so I went with it.
 
 
 
I added the white tulips to create a pretty, simple, Spring follower collection on my dining room buffet.
 
 
 

 
 

13 comments:

  1. Very cute, the perfect touch of spring!

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  2. Hi Becky! This is so cute :) LOVE your lamp and mirror as well! Found you on Mom's Monday Mingle, and am now following you via GFC. Have a great day!

    Shandy @ Aprons 'n Pearls

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  3. Pinned it! Following from the HOP-hope you can follow back ;-) https://www.facebook.com/HappyAndBlessedHome Monica
    http://happyandblessedhome.com
    PS I do a Friday Linky party if you want to link up!
    http://happyandblessedhome.com/category/family-fun/

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  4. I was just looking at the pretty shape of a bottle yesterday wondering what I could do with it! Dragging out my copy of BHG right now! Thank you for sharing the inspiration!

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  5. Simple elegance at it's best. I love your vignette. Thanks tons for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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  6. Very pretty. I have been collecting bottles for quite some time now. Need to give them a new look. Thanks for inspiring.

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  7. Great idea! Versatile too you can change the ribbon based on the season. New follower from 6sisters.

    Maria
    Keepingitstepford.com

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  8. Shucks, those are adorable! Trash to treasure accessories are some of my all time faves and your vases hit the spot! I agree with Maria above- the ribbons being removable is genius too cuz you can change as it suits your needs :)

    Happy Easter Coming soon and it's always great to see creative minds at work. :)

    Visiting from KEEP CALM LINK UP @ Becoming Martha linky party
    Smiles,
    Suz @MaytagNMom
    NW Illinois
    Link To My Party Project This Week

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  9. so cute -- love the blue and white for Spring! And your mirror is gorgeous!!
    Thanks so much for linking this fun project!
    xo

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