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Upcycle Glass Bottles Into Beautiful Beachy Vases!

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You'd be surprised how easy it is to transform some discarded glass bottles into beautiful beachy vases using just a few simple supplies!
Time: 1 Hours Cost: $10 Difficulty: Easy
  • upcycle glass bottles into beautiful beachy vases , cleaning tips, crafts, decoupage, home decor, outdoor living
I used fine sand from our local beach, but you can buy it HERE too and the sand is easily applied using ModPodge (affiliate).
  • upcycle glass bottles into beautiful beachy vases , cleaning tips, crafts, decoupage, home decor, outdoor living
The sand gets sprinkled evenly over the ModPodge around the whole bottle. Do as many coats as needed to get the coverage you like, finishing with a coat of ModPodge as the final one to seal the sand on.
  • upcycle glass bottles into beautiful beachy vases , cleaning tips, crafts, decoupage, home decor, outdoor living
My bottles still needed a little oomph so I wrapped the necks of them with some twine and glued on some small sand dollars, but you can also add more twine, shells, or anything else you'd like.
  • upcycle glass bottles into beautiful beachy vases , cleaning tips, crafts, decoupage, home decor, outdoor living
I was so surprised at how well the ModPodge and sand adhered to the bottles and am in love with how well they came out! You can use all shapes and sizes of bottles or jars and is a quick project that can be done in a day. It's even a great project to do with the kiddos!
You can find a full supply list, more photos, and even more project ideas at the blog post below!

To see more: http://www.tableandhearth.com/2016/09/how-to-make-sand-covered-bottles.html

  • Marianne
    Marianne Wilmington, NC

    Love this idea especially since the beach is only 4 miles away. Am taking this for action.

  • Beverly Campbell
    Beverly Campbell Aumsville, OR

    I did something similar a few years back. I have a beach themed bathroom. I took a metal container, drew a wavy line around the bottom and up about 5", painted with mod podge,and adhered the sand below my drawn line. Glued on shells that my

  • Jeannie Carle
    Jeannie Carle Parnell, MO

    One of the people who lives in our old school tossed a pretty alcohol bottle - I snagged it (of course LOL) and was wondering just what or how - got it! TY!

  • Bonnie Streit
    Bonnie Streit Georgetown, OH

    love this for flower pots!!

  • Jill Cyr Beniak

    Thanks for the idea! I was looking for something to put on the shelf of the beverage center I made last weekend

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