DIY Recycled Flower Vase With Plastic Bottle

5 Materials
1 Hour

Make your own recycled vase out of plastic bottle. If you didn’t know better, you’d swear it was made out of crystal!

diy recycled flower vase with plastic bottle
Next time you’re ready to down a plastic bottle, think about making something useful out of it, something as simple and handy as a DIY flower vase. This bottle flower vase is an easy, super quick and inexpensive project and looks great filled with pretty, colorful flowers!

To make the vase is really easy peasy, I could barely call this a tutorial! Just cut the top of the bottle and add tape around the rim.
diy recycled flower vase with plastic bottle
Spread some primer to prep the bottle.
diy recycled flower vase with plastic bottle
Spray paint the bottle and allow to dry completely before using.

If you choose to make a pattern as I did, spray the main color first, leave to completely dry as indicated on the spray, add tape above the area where you want to add the second color, then spray the second color and leave to dry completely.

Remove the tape a few minutes after adding the second color otherwise the paint might chip when tape is removed.
diy recycled flower vase with plastic bottle
This DIY flower vase is a great way to add to your home decor without messing your budget! And not to mention a wonderful opportunity to put a personal touch to your home decor.  

If you loved this project, check out my blog for more easy peasy and quick DIY and crafts!
diy recycled flower vase with plastic bottle
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Petro Neagu

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1 question
    on Nov 22, 2017

    Petro..could you just tell me what you use for a primer? Is it just a spray - that is a primer? T love your idea ..been doing this for years..and the pretty bottoms of the 2 litre bottles cut about 3-4 " up from the bottom make lovely ones for low nosegay type arrangements!! Never thought to spray them tho!! Love that!!

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  • Glo21772132
    on Nov 19, 2017

    These would be great outdoors for special occasions!
  • Neva Dew
    on Nov 26, 2017

    Great inexpensive way to have a vase for flowers for the nursing home, or the hospital. Big plus - they don't break!!
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