Do you have any plain glass vases that you don’t know what to do with? Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for you! In this blog post, we will show you how to make your plain glass vases pop with colour. By following these simple steps, you can transform an ordinary glass vase into a beautiful piece of art. So what are you waiting for? Get started today!
The easy way to add a pop of colour…
What’s easier than filling a plain glass vase with water and popping in some brightly coloured flowers. Or if you have several single glass vases then using a single stem of your favorite flowers with be such a masterpiece of your own unique design.
But if you’re looking for something a little more interesting, why not try these simple steps to add some color to your glass vases.
Painting a glass vase..
The first step is to choose the right paint for the job. You’ll want to use a paint that can adhere to glass and will be waterproof when dry. Acrylic paint is perfect for this.
Next, you’ll need to decide on the design you want to create. You can either freehand it or use a stencil.
Once you’ve got your design drawn out, begin painting in the colors you want. Be sure to take your time and let each coat dry completely before moving on to the next one.
Finally, seal you painting with a gloss or enamel spray paint to protect it from fading or chipping.
Adding color to your glass vases can really brighten up a room and add a pop of personality. With just a few simple steps, you can have a uniquely colorful vase that is perfect for your home. Give it a try today!
Spray painting glass vases..
Firstly, wash and dry the vase thoroughly to remove any dust or dirt.
Do several coats of spray paint, allowing the paint to dry between each coat.
You can spray a sealer onto to your final colour finish to give it a shiny look and then you are ready to fill your colourful vases with the flowers of your chose.
Painting a vase on the inside..
If you want to paint the inside of your glass vase, use a glass paint or acrylic paint. But, firstly make sure your vases are clean and free of labels.
Using a satin acrylic paint, choose your paint colours. Mixing and matching different colours can bring a space alive and colourful.
Pour your paint into the bottles and swirl around the bottle making sure all the corners and edges are covered.
When the sides of your bottle are painted, set them upside down to remove any excess paint. Use a cookie rack on top of a baking sheet covered in wax paper. After about a day, turn the bottles right side up to help speed up the drying time. Your bottles will need about 2-3 days to fully dry.
Now have fun filling the the elegant painted vases with some flowers, or maybe you want a more autumnal look and like the idea of filling a vase with twigs or greenery.
Paint dipped Vases..
Now this idea is excellent for a table scape… collect up those vintage small milk bottles and lets dip them in paint. Of course, you can you any bottles of any shape or size.
Make sure the bottles are clean and dry first, then choose your paint colour or colours. half fill a disposable cup (that is the correct size for your glass bottle to dip into), then dip your glass bottle into the paint until is is fully coated. Pull out and leave to dry. You should have a lovely thick coat of paint on the glass bottle.
And that is it…put in simple daises to show these off, and the colors of the paint with the flowers are so perfectly spring. Adding pops of color is the best way to transition your home into spring, also flowers… so many flowers.
Wrapping a Clear glass jar..
So many options to wrap a glass jar with? Wool, hessian, rope, tissue paper, card, string, chain, ribbon, the options are endless. Have you ever tried any of these designs before? if not, let’s give them a go. Turning a mason jar into something beautiful and even rustic looking, if you have that farmhouse vibe. Jars can be decorated up in lots of different ways.
If you have some white flowers, consider adding a coloured ribbon around the neck of the vase. This is a very simple way to make a big impact and it will only take you a few minutes. You can also buy artificial flowers that come in all sorts of different colours and styles. There are so many to choose from,
Filling a vase with colour..
For a lovely table display, how about getting out some glasses and putting in some candles, then around the edge of the candle, fill with something of your choice, could be dried corn, flowers, beads, marbles, stones, so explore and find your creativity in decorating with candles in a vase with that extra unique touch.
Flowers in the sand ideas..
Such a lovely decor piece for either in your own home in at a special occasion. Try finding some old jars and fill them with sand that is the colour of your choice, these could be a bright colour or silver or gold would look elegant. Then place some flowers laying on the top and maybe candles in other jars, to really give this look the mood it deserves.
Just fill your glass jars with style..
Getting a clear glass vase and filling it with fruit, baubles or any other small objects can be a really effective way of adding style to any room. It will look especially great on a mantelpiece or windowsill. All you need is some creativity and maybe a little inspiration from pictures online. Another great way to do this is by using natural materials. For example, if you have a vase made from clear glass, try filling it with coloured stones or sand.
Filling a perfect vase with faux flowers will give an excellent lift to your decor, especially in the spring when you want to bring the outside in, even if the weather isnt too great. It brightens up the mood. putting some colourful tulips in a clear glass container gives such a spring like vibe.
A plain vase filled with a colourful faux flower is a lovely way to decorate, whether it be on the mantel or in the kitchen.
Decorating vases with nail polish is a fun creative way to bring a pop of colour in your decor. You could just keep it simple by painting the edges or rim.
Grouping vases ..
When you group two or more vases together, it really helps compliment each other . They could be the same colour or all different, whatever you do it would really enhance your interior design of your space. A textured vase along with another beautiful vase and then maybe some glass bottles, you can create a really unique pattern on your mantel or sideboard.
Try and be creative when you decorate and especially when its for special occasions. Have fun, and create a display that shouts your character with vases of your chose of different shapes and sizes, colour and plain.
You can also place single vases in strategic positions to add height and interest. A tall, thin vase on a small surface will make a big impact, as will a colourful vase on a white shelf. So get creative with your glass vases and enjoy the results! Glass Vases are definitely one of the most versatile decor items to use.