The Easiest DIY Pottery Barn Hack (Tutorial)

3 Materials
10 Minutes

Do you love a good Pottery Barn Hack? Today I’m sharing the easiest DIY Pottery Barn Hack tutorial that anyone can duplicate.

This may be the easiest hack idea I’ve ever shared and I saved approx. $95.00 by using thrifted containers.

DIY Pottery Barn Hacks Inspiration First, I saw these cute candleholders when Pottery Barn introduced their new Spring accessories.

Since we just remodeled our beach cottage, these candleholders caught my eye.

They actually come in 3 sizes however, the two smaller size candleholders would cost me approx. $98.00. This retail price doesn’t include the candles or sand.

Although they would be perfect for the beach cottage, this was a lot more than I wanted to invest.

First, I was on a mission to find an alternative by hitting all the thrift stores in the Wilmington area.

I quickly found two vases, which are approx. the same size as the two from Pottery Barn, for only $3.00 total at Habitat ReStore.

Now it was time to gather the supplies and try this Pottery Barn Hack.

Supplies for DIY Pottery Barn Hacks

I already have a good supply of raffia that can mimic the reed for this simple hack. You can purchase rolls of reed but due to the limited amount needed, I wanted keep the expenses minimal.

You will also needs a hot glue gun, a candle for each size and sand

Attach Raffia

Begin by choosing several strips of raffia.

Add a drop of hot glue to the glass vase approx. 3 inches from bottom of 10 inch container and attach end of raffia to the glass.

Note: While adding raffia to the smaller container begin approx. 1 – 1 1/2 inch from bottom.

Next, add more hot glue to the glass and attach raffia by wrapping evenly around the edge of the container. Apply glue randomly to assure that the raffia doesn’t slip from the desired position.

Continue to wrap until the raffia covered area is approx. 2 inches high or the desired coverage.

Secure the last end of the raffia and your hack is almost complete.

Finish DIY Hack

To finish the DIY Pottery Barn Hack, add sand and a candle.

They look great on the DIY peg board shelf accent wall and I saved approx. $95.00 to get the same look.

The DIY Accent Wall is filled with thrifted and DIY projects including the nautical rope mirror.

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