Twine Flower Vase

DIY Twine Flower Vase

In elementary school we had a unit on recycling that made a big impact on me. Maybe it was the images of poor little animals tangled up in trash or the idea that my actions could make a difference, but after that unit I became the girl who picks up trash on the sidewalk and cringes when I see people throw away items that can be recycled.

DIY Twine Flower Vase

While I’m passionate about recycling, I also have a soft spot for upcycling items. Take these flower vases – they started off as Oui yogurt jars! Being made out of glass, a million thoughts rushed through my head on how I could reuse them. I settled on turning them into rustic flower vases. With a bit of hot glue and twine, these yogurt jars were repurposed into the perfect centerpiece for our kitchen island.

DIY Twine Flower Vase

DIY Twine Flower Vase

Materials:

  • Oui yogurt jars
  • Twine
  • Hot glue
  • Lemon essential oil
  • Cotton pads

Directions:

  • Wash out the empty yogurts jars with soap and water
  • Peel the labels off the jars and use lemon essential oil on a cotton pad to remove the leftover glue residue
  • Dry off the jars and use hot glue to secure twine around the bottom half of the jar
  • Set aside for the glue to dry, then fill with fresh flowers
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