I feel I should preface this post by saying if I didn’t have two small kiddos I would not decorate for Easter. It’s just not my thing. But, after daily pressure from my 6 year old I succumbed and created this free Easter/Spring-inspired vase.
I always say “free” because I had the supplies on hand. This drives my husband nuts as he claims at some point I had to buy everything and therefore NO project is technically free. I hate it when he’s right. So…the straws were $1 per packet of 10 and I used 4 packets for this project [Target dollar section], double-sided tape cost apx $5, jute twine was $2.30 and “vase” which is actually an empty Pirouline wafer tin cost $2.00.
I covered that empty Pirouline tin ages ago in jute twine. It has the perfect dimensions for this project and I didn’t have to cut any straws.
First I slapped a couple strips of double-sided tape onto the tin/vase.
Then stuck my paper straws onto the side.
To add a bit more interest to this sweet thing I wrapped some jute twine around the middle then tied an old necklace charm onto it.
I found this old charm in my jewelry box.
Fill with your favorite flowers and call it done. This took a whole 5 minutes to make and my daughter is beyond excited about it. It’s pink after all. There…I’ve officially decorated for Easter. I know, I’m such a Scrooge.