INSIDE: Decorate clear mason jars with dollar store lace paper doilies for easy flower vases and candleholders. Cheap home decor ideas.
I think my mom’s philosophy of “You never know when you’ll need [insert random item here]” has contributed to my having a very large box of all sizes of mason jars, retro milk glasses and all sorts of clear containers. Why I have all this I don’t know but nevertheless, there is a moving-sized box in my pantry of glassware.
Since learning how to can my own jam is barely scratching the To Do list these days, these randomly collected glasses have proven to make great flower vases.
And with lace paper doilies from the dollar store, the only expense are the floral beauties you treat yourself to. Here’s how to make 5-minute paper doily flower vases…
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How to Make Vases from Dollar Store Paper Doilies
In less than 5 minutes, you can set a pretty tablescape or fill a shelf with clear glasses wrapped with $1 lace paper doilies and a pretty ribbon.
How to Make 5-Minute Dollar Store Vases and Candleholders
Lay the paper doily on a flat surface and the glass jar on top. Use a pencil to mark where you will cut the doily, especially if the glasses are small like mason jars.
You should have half (ish) of a paper doily.
Wrap the doily around the jar and secure with small clear tape. For larger glasses, like a mason jar, you will need to paper doily halves to fully cover it.
If desired, wrap a pretty ribbon around the jar.
How to Use Dollar Store Lace Paper Doilies for DIY Vases
Fill with flowers to decorate a shelf or use within a table setting for cut flowers or candles. (Use Stick-Um Candle Adhesive to get the candle to stand upright.)
If anything, it gets these dusty jars out of a moving box!
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