It’s a fact that moms love receiving heartfelt and handmade presents from their kids, no matter what age they are! This Mother’s Day make your mom something she’s guaranteed to love and use in her home! No need for yarn and popsicle sticks here, this DIY uses quality materials to really make this DIY worthy of that mantel. Customize the materials to match the decor, and watch your mom’s face light up when she sees her present.
What You’ll Need:
1 1/4” Beaded Fringe With Satin Tape
1 3/8” Beaded Fringe On Braid
16mm Imported Double Face Satin Box Pleated
Three Small Vases
1.Measure each trim around the vases.
2. Cut the trim to the appropriate length.
3. Glue the trim around the top rim of the vase.
4. Hold trim firmly in place, and let dry.
You can make a set of these trimmed pots using different types of beaded trim! Add some soil and a succulent, and you have a trendy new home accessory!
It’s time to start thinking about hostess gifts for the holidays! Of course, we’ll be DIYing all of our hostess gifts, and we’ve been working on one that we absolutely adore. We made use of M&J trimming’s incredible selection of jute, paired it with some pretty lace, and created this lovely DIY vase. We love the mixture of the rough jute with the soft lace (and we think any hostess would love it as well). Follow our steps below to make it yourself, and check out our Toast the Host selection to get all your DIY gift supplies.
Supplies: scissors, 2 ft wide jute or burlap trim (ours is item #54116 and can be ordered at 1-800-9-MJTRIM), 2 ft lace trim, 1 yd jute cord, a plain cylindrical vase, strong glue
1. Wrap your wide jute trim around the vase, then cut it so the edges meet perfectly.
2. Cut the lace trim so it is the same length as the jute trim. Then use small drops of glue to gently glue it in place on top of the jute trim. The lace should be in the middle of the jute so there is still some jute showing at the top and bottom.
3. Draw a line of glue going vertically in the middle of the vase, then place the jute trim on top of it. Press down so the trim stays in place. Slowly wrap the rest of the jute and lace around the vase, adding lines of glue as you go along. Once you have wrapped it all the way around, add some more glue at the end, then press down both ends until dry.
4. Wrap the jute cord around the middle of the lace then tie it into a bow. It should stay on without glue, but you can add some glue for extra hold.5. Fill with fresh flowers and you’ve got a lovely, handmade hostess gift. (We’d recommend making one for yourself as well, because you won’t want to part with it!)
Normally we’re all about creating fashion and accessory DIYs, but lately we’ve been inspired to work on some DIY projects for the home. Vases are a great place to start – you can paint them, wrap them, glue them, and try plenty other possibilities. We picked out our favorite DIY vases on the blogosphere to inspire us. Which one do you want to try?
DIY Metal Vase by A Beautiful Mess
DIY Doily Vase by Emmaline Bride
DIY Ombre Vase by Creme de la Craft
DIY Nautical Rope Vase by Bayside Bride
DIY Antiqued Glass Votive by Design*Sponge
How lovely is this DIY Rope Vase by Julie Blanner? It’s so easy to do, and looks great with a simple bunch of flowers. You just need some rope trim, a vase, and a glue gun, and you’re all set. Head over to JulieBlanner.com to see the tutorial!