For the second time in two days, I am attempting the…
Hosted by the lovely ladies Sherry at Young House Love and Katie at Bower Power!
After yesterday’s failure, I wasn’t left with much time to scrap something new together. I still had Perrier bottle bud vases on my mind…what else am I to do with my little collection?
This is another pin that I have had on my DIY board for about a month. I keep going back to it, it’s such a great use of old bottles, and rustic wood…which I just happen to have a garage full of.
pinned from shanty-2-chic
This definitely seemed less ambitious, and after spending hours working on burning glass, I was ready for something could guarantee me success! To get started I needed:
- 12″ threaded 3/8″ rod (with a hack saw to cut into 2″ pieces)
- (3) 3/8″ ceiling flange
- (3) 3/4″ split ring hanger
- a pack of picture hangers
- wood screws (I used #9-1 1/2″)
- Approx 18″ long piece of scrap wood (the piece I used was 7″ wide)
- (3) clean and empty Perrier bottles
I got most of my supplies at Lowes. For some reason they were incredibly hard to track down, so I finally ordered them online and picked them up at the store.
My wood I had on hand from my shed demolition last spring. I love the color and texture of it. It’s worn and dark, the perfect contrast to soft spring blooms!
I cut the board down to 18″, aligned, and spaced the flanges about 1/4″ from the top.
I drilled small pilot holes, and then screwed in the flanges.
On the backside of the board I nailed in 2 picture hangers. I measured down just over an inch. In retrospect, I’d would have done it about half an inch from the top so it would hang a bit better.
Using a hack saw I cut the threaded rod into (3) 2″ long pieces. This was the most tedious part…my shoulder still feels a little numb, like I got a massive flu shot!
But once they were cut, it was all down hill! I screwed them into the flanges.
And then onto the rods, I screwed the hangers. The hangers came in 2 parts with screws to assemble.
I placed the bottle on the hanger and assembled the hanger around the neck of the bottle.
And here it is with the 3 bottles.
Next and last step, hang and fill!!
We have an empty wall in our kitchen that is screaming for more color! Mind you, white tulips don’t add much extra color I know, but in a few months I will have so many more colors of flowers to put in those vases, can’t wait!!
I must mention the other thing I love about this is that it gets the vases off the counter. I am not a fan of counter clutter so this perfect for me!
Did any of you complete the Pinterest challenge this season? I can’t wait to check out all of the other projects! Be sure to check them out today on YHL , Bower Power, Hi Sugerplum!, and The Great Indoors!
18 thoughts on “Pinterest Challenge: Rustic Bud Vases”
Need a love button for this one!
So So So very cool, I think I may have to try this!!! Love it!
I agree with the above. :)
& I think this is WAY better than the other Pinterest Challenge too!
Gorgeous and fun! (& pretty simple it seems!)
p.s. It looks especially lovely where you hung it and with the white accents!
Ah! Love it, Em!! Looks so amazing.
It’s so pretty!! I love the white tulips against the blue walls. Also, the green bottles make it look so fresh and springy. I’m pinning this for sure!
I LOVE this! Another incredible wedding present :)
this looks really sweet :)
This is so cute! What a fun take on a bud vase … I love the wood and hardware.
Thanks Jenn! I’m loving your Ombre pillows! I have some dingy white ikea pillow cases that are calling to be “ombre-fied!”
Cute! It looks so great against your blue wall. Great job, and thanks for linking up with the Winter Pinterest Challenge!
ok I’ll take one
I love this idea, I have 3 empty bottles of Perrier sitting on my countertop just aching to be turned into something crafty! Thus I began searching for what I could do with them, came across your blog, and found a winner! Thanks for sharing!
I love this, how much did the supplies cost?
I think that the hardware from lowes was under $15, then I used scrap wood…and then there is the wine :)
Thanks, and the wine is no problem, lol