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Simple Washi Tape Vases #SpringColors

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Teacher’s Appreciation Week is next week at my sons’ elementary school. I needed a gift that would be special and would make the teachers’ smile. And, I needed a gift that would require very little time to create. As I strode by the recycling bin, I grabbed some jars and had a wild idea.
  • simple washi tape vases springcolors, crafts, easter decorations, seasonal holiday decor
These pretty vases would work for lots of other events too, say, Easter or Mother's Day? Or any day that could use a little brightening up!
  • simple washi tape vases springcolors, crafts, easter decorations, seasonal holiday decor
Materials:
Recycled jars
Washi tape
Scissors
Flowers
  • simple washi tape vases springcolors, crafts, easter decorations, seasonal holiday decor
Are you ready? This is complicated, so pay attention! (You know I’m kidding, right?!)
Wrap washi tape around the jar.
  • simple washi tape vases springcolors, crafts, easter decorations, seasonal holiday decor
Cut the end with scissors, and grab another roll of tape.
  • simple washi tape vases springcolors, crafts, easter decorations, seasonal holiday decor
Repeat to your heart’s content.
  • simple washi tape vases springcolors, crafts, easter decorations, seasonal holiday decor
Add water and flowers.

To see more: http://www.prettyhandygirl.com/2013/04/simple-washi-tape-vases-teachers-appreciation-gifts.html

Ask the creator about this project

  • V Valencia
    V Valencia Downey, CA
    on Apr 11, 2014

    Love this idea. You can customize a centerpiece for a special occasion.

  • Jennifer M
    Jennifer M Madison, AL
    on Apr 11, 2014

    I'm a teacher and I'd love to receive these beautiful vases! You can feel the love put into your gift! Thank you for appreciating teachers! It truly means the world to us!

  • Sharon Wingard
    Sharon Wingard Indiana, PA
    on Apr 11, 2014

    where do you get the tape? these are delightful!

    • Jennifer G
      Jennifer G Clifton, CO
      on Apr 11, 2014

      My Dollar Store carries Washi Tape (or 3M Tape in Colors/Prints)

  • Barb Rosen
    Barb Rosen Wilmington, DE
    on Apr 11, 2014

    These little vases are WAY cute! : )

  • Debbie Dement
    Debbie Dement Clements, MD
    on Apr 11, 2014

    A wonderful gift!

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