DIY Bubble Planter

DIY Planter

After some of the big jobs I’ve tackled in the last few months, I love being able to sprinkle in some small projects. They don’t require much effort and can be a really fun way to express creativity.

This DIY started out as a catch-all holder and has transitioned into a planter. I think it could be made for a variety of uses! It is my take on the modern bubble vases that I have been seeing all around. I would say this one has almost post-modern vibes with some textured soul to it!

Materials:

Tools

Here is a fun short video that shows the process:


Step by Step

Step 1


I have had this small glass vase for years. I’m not sure where it came from; probably from a flower arrangement I received after one of my pregnancies.

I didn’t use primer but if you want to have a solid result, I would recommend spray priming before spray painting.


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Tip for Spray Painting

To ensure even coats, keep them light and the nozzle at least 12 to 14 inches away from the glass.


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Just How I was Hoping


I can get impatient in this process, but I was happy that I kept the coats light, which gave a nice even coverage.

Step 2


I found an arrangement with the felt balls that fit the flow I was going for. This was a fun moment to use creativity in the design.

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Step 3


Next, I used hot glue to attach the felt balls to the vase. While applying the hot glue, there seemed to be a blue hint keeping out from the sides of the felt balls. But once the glue dried, it was all clear.

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The felt balls ended up having a slight sideways trend and I love the imperfection of it!

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Let me know in the comments what you would use this this catch-all for? Remotes, pens, a plant?

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Planter


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Remote Hub


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Pen Holder


I could see doing the same design with a plastic vase from the dollar store (I linked a similar style an acrylic vase), and using it in a kids’ space!

Let me know if you try it out, and keep on dwelling aware out there!

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