Vintage Vase

materials 1. You'll need an empty bottle or jar, masking tape, shoe polish, rags or paper towels. View Full Size
tape 2. Begin by tearing small pieces of tape and randomly sticking them on the container. View Full Size
overlap 3. Continue, overlapping the pieces, until the entire outside surface is covered with tape. View Full Size
with aprons 4. Rub brown shoe polish over the taped area. (Make sure to use aprons and cover your table with paper!) View Full Size
polish 5. Buff off any extra polish using a clean paper towel. Let dry for a few hours. View Full Size
raffia 6. Tie on a raffia bow for a decorative touch. View Full Size
flowers 7. Fill the vase with water and insert flowers! View Full Size
boy Happy Mother's Day! View Full Size
table A beautiful table center! View Full Size

Bringing home a hand crafted gift for Mother’s day is a tradition not to be missed! Here’s a fun project that’s been around for decades and is a success every time. The end result—a “vintage” vase—really does look stunning, and when it’s made by your kid? Well, then it’s extra special!

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