How to Create a Cute DIY Fall Vase Decor Piece For Autumn

by Rosaenidn

Transforming a simple vase into a stunning fall vase décor piece is easier than you think! In this step-by-step tutorial, I’ll guide you through creating your own DIY fall vase decor using clay, spray paint, and some creative touches. Let’s get started!

Tools and materials

  • Clay
  • Cheap and simple vase (you can find one at a dollar store)
  • Rolling pin or cup
  • Leaf (wooden or real)
  • Knife
  • White spray paint
  • Stone texture spray paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Copper brown paint
  • Fall stems or foliage
Prepping the clay

Step 1: Prepare the Clay

Start by grabbing some clay and rolling it into a ball. Then, flatten it out using a rolling pin or a cup until it forms a thin, even layer.

Tracing and cutting the leaf shape

Step 2: Trace and Cut the Leaf Shape

Take your chosen leaf – whether it’s wooden or real – and place it on the clay. Trace around the leaf with a knife to imprint its shape onto the clay. Carefully cut out the leaf shape from the clay using the knife.

Adding details to the clay leaf

Step 3: Add Details to the Clay Leaf

To give your clay leaf a more realistic look, add some veins using the knife. You can gently press the knife into the clay to create these vein lines.

Attaching the clay leaf to the vase

Step 4: Attach the Clay Leaf to the Vase

Press the clay leaf onto the surface of your vase, positioning it wherever you desire. Ensure that it adheres well to the vase’s surface. Let the clay dry for about 2 days to ensure it sets properly.

Applying a base coat of spray paint

Step 5: Apply Base Coat of Spray Paint

Once the clay is dry, it’s time to paint! Begin by spray painting the entire vase, including the clay leaf, with a white base coat. This will provide a good foundation for the colors to come.

Adding texture with stone spray paint

Step 6: Add Texture with Stone Spray Paint

After the white base coat has dried, apply a stone texture spray paint over the surface of the vase. This will give it a rustic and textured appearance, perfect for fall décor.

Painting the leaf

Step 7: Paint the Leaf and Veins

Once the stone texture paint has dried, use a paintbrush to carefully apply copper brown paint to the clay leaf. Add some white paint over the veins and blend it in for a more realistic look.

Adding fall stems

Step 8: Add Fall Stems

Once all the paint has dried completely, it’s time to add the finishing touches! Arrange your chosen fall stems or foliage inside the vase, filling it up to your liking.

Vase before
DIY fall vase ideas
Fall vase decor

Fall vase decor

You’ve just created a beautiful DIY fall vase decor piece that’s perfect for adding a touch of autumn warmth to your home.

I hope you like these fall vase ideas. Feel free to customize this tutorial with your preferred colors, textures, and embellishments to suit your personal style and home décor theme. Leave me a comment and let me know how you fall vase came out.

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