DIY wool wrapped bottle vase (1)


DIY Flower vase created by wrapping glass bottle with wool

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Materials Required

  • Clean, empty glass bottle (I have used a sauce bottle)
  • Wool, any color
  • Glue gun
  • Scissors

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STEP 1: Apply glue and start wrapping the wool from the bottom of the bottle. Stop wrapping when the wrapped wool is 1 inch in width.

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STEP 2: Leave a 1 inch gap between each section of wool and repeat STEP 1 until you get to the top of the bottle. There should be a 1.5 inch unwrapped/empty space between the top of the jar and the top, last section of wool.

STEP 3: Cut 6 pieces of wool measuring 5 centimetres each.

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STEP 4: Apply glue on the jar in the unwrapped spots and coil up the small wool pieces (concentric circles). Repeat the process until all the pieces of wool are glued to the bottle on all the sides.

Project Completed.

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Mini Canvas Acrylic Painting

STEP 1: In a canvas draw a rough outline of the picture you want to paint.

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STEP 2: I have chosen to paint a fruit bowl with 2 pears in it.

STEP 3: Start painting the pear with green color and shade it using yellow and orange color. It is easier to blend the orange and yellow color when the green color is still wet.

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STEP 4: Paint the leaves with dark green and yellow color.

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STEP 5: Paint the fruit bowl in blue and shade the edges using black color. Blend the blue and black color with some white paint.

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STEP 6: Paint the background with orange-red paint.

STEP 7: Highlight the fruits and leaves with brown paint using a thin brush.

STEP 8: I have done 2 more paintings following the same techniques used in the pear painting.

STEP 9: RED PEPPER – The colors used in the pepper painting are

Pepper – Painted with red and shaded it using white color in the middle. Using black color i have highlighted the edges of the pepper.

Stem – Paint the stem with green color.

Plate – For the plate i have used blue and green color.

Background – Orange red color.

STEP 10: EGG PLANT – The colors used in the egg plant painting are

Egg Plant – I have used cobalt blue, brown in the middle and shaded the edges with black. I have used dark green and black to paint the leaves.

Background – Orange red color.

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STEP 11: Take a piece of ribbon and using a hot glue gun. glue it to the back of the canvas placing the paintings one below the other.

STEP 12: Now the paintings are ready to hang on the wall.

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