How to Make Buffalo Check Vase

3 Materials
30 Minutes

Are you Buffalo Check pattern obsessed as I am ? If you said yes you will have fun learning and hopefully. Today I am going to show you how to paint buffalo check using painters tape. Let's get some glass jar or a vase, 2 colors of paint and of course tape and you are good to go. Love to turn simple jars to stunning vases. I am more then positive that this jar will work for me all year round even with my Christmas decor. You can read more about my ideas HERE

To have our buffalo check pattern show nicely I decided to spray paint my jar white.

My background is dry and it is time to start to lay out a pattern. I like diagonal stripes.ween Pressing them down smoothly on the glass to create a seal. Use a piece of tape as a spacer in betstripes. This is more efficient than measuring and marking spaces with a pencil. 

Make sure tape is nicely attached to your jar to prevent paint leaks.

Paint your stripes with light color. As you can see I chose to paint with gold. Be sure not to over saturate your paint brush. A few light coats can help with bleeding.

Make sure to wait till paint dries before you remove your tape strips. It actually looks pretty good!

Now it is time to make stripes going other direction. Press again your painters tape on the glass . Use a piece of tape as a spacer

When all is nicely attached again paint your stripes same light color as the one you just made

All is dry now and and it is time to define out buffalo check pattern by simply painting cris cross spaces with darker shade of your base color as it shows below

It is super easy way to make your full proof Buffalo check patten. Hope that I inspired you to have fun with that pattern

Absolutely love that patten in the diagonal version

Can't wait to try this jar with my Shabby Chic drawers that I made recently How to build Shabby Chic Drawers

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Agnes Chrzanowska
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  • Sandra Allen Sandra Allen on Dec 07, 2020

    I love this. But, I love the crown better. Did you make it and if so, can you send us a link!!?? TIA


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