Here is how I made a vase by recycling an empty bottle:
I sponged painted a vodka bottle with white acrylic paint and let dry completely. Then found a fake tattoo I liked and rubbed it on bottle. I put polyurethane on it to seal it. To finish it off, I put flowers in it for an instant vase.
I also use stickers, paints, anything that can and will stick to the bottle. Right now i am working on putting beads on one.
Source: Having picked up a ton of bottles from dirt path.
By sherry from Onset, MA
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I have never painted a clear glass bottle and recently bought one that is so beautiful and is painted a soft pastel frosted look on the outside. How do I do this and what type of paint do I buy?
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If you got to the store they will give a paint that will be for painting for the glass.
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These used to be glass water bottles but after some easy decoupage they now are some little flower vases that you can use anywhere!