Friday, May 27, 2011

DIY- Jute Vase out of a Creamer Bottle

Every winter I go through lots of creamer bottles, I don't know if I just drink more coffee then or if there are just better flavors out over the holidays, but I just love creamer in the winter! A few months ago when recycling a few of these creamer bottles, I decided to keep them in case I found a use for them.

Today, I decided to create something out of one of those bottles! I had already cleaned it and removed the label so it was ready to go! I wanted to make a natural looking jute/hemp vase. All Wal-mart had was hemp that is around $6 a roll, it may seem a little high of a price but I used a small fraction of it to make this, so there is still a lot left to make more!

All I did to make this is wrap the Jute around the bottle, and used hot glue to secure it every few inches.

Just keep wrapping and gluing until you cover the whole thing. I had some gaps in mine but I didn't worry about it, I like the imperfect look. I was a little worried that the hot glue would melt the bottle, since it is plastic but it didn't melt it at all.

I am really happy with it! It was quick, easy, and really cheap.....which makes for a great DIY project! I may cover the smaller bottles too. I have a fake flower in it for now but it could be used just as easily for real flowers as well.

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!  I am hoping to get to make some stuff this weekend, I have been so bogged down with work and travel that I have been absent from the blogging world and I miss it!!!


  1. I seriously love this idea Katie! Do you have an Etsy shop?

  2. this is so cute! I love this idea! and I love your blog! I am your newest follower and I would love it if you would check out my blog and follow me too!...Even though the button isn't showing you can still follow me by clicking "FOLLOW" on the top left side of my page along my navigation bar. Just go to my blog, scroll up to the very top of the page, and click on it! :) Thanks!

  3. this is a super cute idea! I love your blog...The design is really fun and great content!

  4. Yes, this is really cute. And thrifty!

  5. Looks great! I love twine wrapped anything :) Thanks for linking up!

  6. I would love for you to link it up to my party that is running now. Any linky goes.

    Come strut your stuff.

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  9. super cute. I am considering painting mind to see how it looks. (recycling bailing nteine from barn)