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How to paint your own square and stylish vase

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Add colour to a tall square vase so it looks colourful even when it doesn’t have flowers in it.

Paint a glass vase
Square and stylish vase

You will need


  1. Mask out the stripes, in random sizes. 
  2. Paint the vase, using the Resene testpots. 
  3. Remove the tape and leave to dry.

Fill with seed lights and bring extra beauty to your mantelpiece or use it for your favourite flowers.

Supplies you will need

Step 1

Step 2

Top tip:  Use Resene FX Metallic colours for your painting for a shimmering vase that will pick up and reflect the light.

Project by Nikki Astwood, 2020.

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