DIY Mini Bud Vase Craft

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With all the Christmas decor coming down, I wanted to highlight the one thing I’ll be keeping up all year long: DIY mini bud vases.

In case you missed this little craft that I originally wrote about here, I thought I would highlight it and give it its own little post.





There are two reasons I’m in love with this simple DIY. 1. They’re adorable and fits in with all the farmhouse/rustic/vintage trends of the moment. 2. They’re uber cheap.

That, my friends, creates perfect, craft project synergy.

Check out how I did it and find out what these were originally below!

DIY Salt & Pepper Shaker Mini Bud Vase Craft

When I came across these salt and pepper shakers at the dollar store I knew they would be perfect for this quick and easy project. Let’s be honest, they weren’t really big enough to be table salt and pepper shakers unless you wanted to carry these in your purse. Since I don’t feel the strong desire to travel with seasoning on me at all times I knew these were meant for a higher calling.

Items Needed:

  • Mini salt and pepper shakers from the dollar store
  • White, matte spray paint
  • Twine




Steps:

1. Unscrew the lids from the salt and pepper shakers and discard.

2. Spray paint that shakers with one coat of paint and allow to dry. Make sure there are no drips.

3. Add a second coat of paint and let dry completely.

4. Cut 6-inch pieces of twine and wrap them around the shakers a few times. Knot with a bow.

You can use some glue or a hot glue gun to secure the twine if you want but I didn’t do that. If you are going to ever add water to these, which I see myself doing this spring with flowers, then you don’t want the twine bound to the glass.

These are literally made in minutes and it’s the easiest craft project I have ever done. I bought three packages of shakers for $1 each and have six mini vases right now. These look perfect lined up on the windowsill, which is where I plan to keep them throughout the year.

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57 COMMENTS

  1. These are adorable, and I actually think this looks like something I can pull off! Most of the time I’m sort of a Pinterest fail. I have good intentions though! haha!

  2. These are so cute and totally my style. I have seen things like this for big bucks in the stores so a DIY is perfect to save money.

  3. I love the small simplicity of these! I am planning to make some floating shelves in my kitchen and was telling my husband that I need to find a few smaller decor items to set there. These would be perfect for that, thank you for the idea!

  4. This is one of my favorites. I love how easy these mini bud vases are to make and that they can be used year round just but swapping out the flora.

  5. This is so cute and I love how easy it is! I had real pine garlands around my house last Christmas and it was a pain to spray them every day so I like this idea much better.

  6. These are so cute! You could even switch them out for seasons! There are so many hidden treasures at the dollar store I’m addicted to getting all my diy supplies there

  7. These are so cute! You could even switch them out for the seasons! There are so many hidden treasures at the dollar store I’m addicted to getting all my diy supplies there

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