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Upcycled Rain Boots

Don't throw those faded old boots away. Give them an upcycle and turn them into a pretty vase for flowers.
Difficulty: Easy
I had a pair of rain boots that had become sun faded. After wiping them well I spray painted them Peacock Blue gloss spray paint.
Before photo of faded rain boots.
They were even pretty after spraying them but I decided to give them dots.
Using a paper punch I made a large hole in a recipe card. I randomly stenciled dots here and there. Another easy way to create dots is to spray the entire boot white. Then place dot stickers and spray again with a color. Remove the stickers and voila, easy dots!
Dotty boots.
I placed a quart jar inside and filled them with Pussy Willows, Daffodils, and white blossoms. All clipped from my garden.
Close up of dots.
Back of boots.

Ask the creator about this project

  • Barbara C
    Barbara C Lebanon, NJ
    on Mar 24, 2015

    Just darling Jann!

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Mar 24, 2015

    Such a cute idea! I'd set them in my entryway or on the porch.

    • Jann Olson
      Jann Olson Alpine, UT
      on Mar 29, 2015

      @Hannah V Thanks Hannah! Mine will definitely get moved around.

  • Starr Durrant
    Starr Durrant Canada
    on Oct 25, 2015

    I'm with Hannah and Barbra. Love the colors and vibrancy - thanks for sharing and inspiration.

    • Jann Olson
      Jann Olson Alpine, UT
      on Oct 25, 2015

      @Starr Durrant Thanks so much! It was a fun and easy redo.

  • Marilyn Mead
    Marilyn Mead Brookings, OR
    on Dec 25, 2016

    So adorable.

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