Upcycled Flea Market Glass Vases
Transform those dollar store vases into these stylish Upcycled Flea Market Glass Vases from Mitzi Curi, great for spring decorating. With these pearly pastel colors, you can create a look that's perfect for spring, weddings, baby showers and more.
Time to CompleteIn an evening
- Spray paint (matte or satin) or multi-surface craft paint and paint brush (optional)
- Sanding sponge (medium grit)
- Assorted embellishments
- Hot glue gun
Two thin coats of spray paint worked well on these pieces:
I thought I'd try some of the pearly Martha Stewart craft paints too. Here's the first bottle I painted with Martha's pearly paint in a green color. It required two coats, and to be honest, it was much more difficult to apply than the spray paint:
After the pieces are dry, take your sanding sponge and sand the piece to bring out the design:
Now they are ready to embellish. I have a humongous stash to choose from, but didn't want to overdo it. I chose some vintage millinery flowers, cameos, and newer trim for my vases.