Old Springs Get a New Life

While ripping apart an old chair for reupholstery, I found these six springs supporting the seat. Now I needed to figure out what to do with this found treasure. With Christmas coming, I thought it would be nice to use them in some way.
Six sturdy springs, still beautifully intact and shiny and a pile of old sheet music. Hmmm. What could I make?
In five minutes, I had a lovely little vase for some fresh greenery picked from the garden. Simply roll the sheet music into a cone and slide into the spring. If you're using fresh flowers like roses, just put a small votive into the base of the cone and fill with water.
You can also make some lovely little candleholders by simply placing a votive inside the cone and using a tea light.
A cute upcycling project for the next time you've found some hidden treasure inside a chair.

Heather (New House New Home)
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  • Equ13024608 Equ13024608 on Oct 14, 2017
    Where did you get the sheet music papers that look almost weathered and did you spray paint the springs? Very clever recycling .. like it very much 😀🎄

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