Friday, June 3

DIY: summertime vase

this little beauty will be my summer centerpiece.

supplies: mason jar, spray paint, fabric, small circle of felt, doily, lace trim, scissors and hot glue gun.

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step 1: spray paint your mason jar

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step 2: make your fabric flower
  • cut out seven circles
  • fold circle in half
  • fold both sides in
  • cut off the tip of your folded fabric triangle
  • use a circle of felt as the base for your flower and hot glue each folded fabric piece to it.
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step 3: hot glue doily to mason jar

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step 4: wrap lace trim around the top of the mason jar and hot glue in place.

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step 5: hot glue your fabric flower to mason jar.

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step 6: fill with pretty flowers

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and there you have it.
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someone asked me what my boys do while i'm crafting and taking pictures...

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have a beautiful weekend, my friends!

21 comments:

  1. this is too cute and seems super easy, thanks for sharing!

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  2. love the fabric doily so much better than paper ones! and that color of turq. whoa. good job pretty lady.

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  3. Sooo sweet, this is just the ticket to help my mason jar addiction evolve!

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  4. i love the vase. i'm going to make one. i have JUST the supplies. i think i'll make a few for story's b-day party. where'd you get the mason jar?
    love the pic of the boys on the swingset.

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  5. sweet project! love it. and darn cutie boys, oh man. elijah would be in heaven playing with them!! xo

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  6. I love this idea! This is so cute :)

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  7. What a fun project! I love how it turned out - and those last two pictures made me laugh out loud!! :D

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  8. love it. i super into mason jars right now. i had a friend give me two boxes full of old jars and i have that color spray paint. i actually just did an old wine bottle that color. it looks great!
    love love love your design!

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  9. Love this! I will definitely have to add this to my craft project list. :)

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  10. darling. there could never be too many spray painted mason jars in this world

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  11. love your vase and YOU. you are too cute!

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  12. love this idea. definitely bookmarking! :) thanks for sharing!

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  13. LOVE this! Painted mason jars are stinkin' awesome!
    p.s. The whole time I read this post (until I got to the end) I thought I was reading Ashley Ann's blog! LOL score!

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  14. so pretty! i have been saving jars like a mad woman so i can spray em' and hang em' on my patio.

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  15. you are so smart! I've been trying to paint the insides of baby jars with acrylic paint. but its not working so great. i think I'm going to try spray paint now! Thanks!

    Beautiful vases, I love your DIYs!

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  16. Love this! Thanks for the tutorial! Found you through LML blog! Im now following! xo

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  17. new to your blog and in love! :) i will be making one of these soon!

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  18. I would love to try this! Thanks for the tips! Everything is just gorgeous!

    Marlene Detierro (Right Click Assisted Living Software)

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