String-Covered Vase

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String-Covered Vase

This pretty rainbow colored string-covered vase used to be a hot sauce bottle! What a fun way to give a new, beautiful purpose to an old container.

What you'll need

  • Glass bottle
  • Rainbow colored string
  • White craft glue
  • Strip of green felt, measured to go around top of bottle
  • Toothpick
  • Scissors
Helpful Tip:

This project can be done all in one sitting or in several steps. If your child needs a break, simply place the bottle somewhere and pick it up again later.

Look for rainbow colored string at your local craft store. String is sold in large spools.

Save glass bottle from condiments, sauces, or juice to use for projects such as this.

How to make it

  1. Be sure glass bottle is clean and dry. Apply white craft glue all around the bottom part of the bottle, one inch high

  2. Start wrapping string around the bottom of the bottle. Continue wrapping, keeping the string close together, gently pushing down with a toothpick if needed. Add more glue and continue wrapping string until you reach the top of the bottle.

  3. Cut a piece of felt wide enough to cover the lip of the bottle and long enough to wrap around it once. Glue in place. Allow everything to dry completely.

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