Paper Bag Vases

3 Materials
1 Hour
This couldn't be any easier. Grab some paper lunch sacks along with some copper and silver spray paints ... The result? These sweet little metallic containers that can be used for a myriad of purposes – planters, vases, containers, and more.
For this project, I used lunch-sized  paper bags. I simply unfolded them and spray painted the exterior with a metallic paint. I used both  copper and  silver paints.
Once the paint dried, I trimmed about 2″ off the top of the bags.
Next, I inserted a second, unpainted bag into the painted one. I then folded the top of the inserted bag down over the sides of the painted one. It’s okay to scrunch your bag up a little, as a few small “dents” give the vase character.
This step is optional, of course, as you can use these little bags for a variety of purposes. I always look for an excuse to bring fresh flowers into my home, so I filled three glasses with water & flowers then placed them inside the bags. I just love these little guys!
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