• {DIY} Ombre Paint Chip Bottle Vases

    DIY ombre paint chip bottle wedding vases by oh lovely day | www.oh-lovely-day.com

    Today’s DIY is fun, super easy, and totally FREE.  Yep, I said free.  I paid ZERO dollars for my materials.  What’s better than an awesome DIY that’s free?

    So let’s start with your materials.

    DIY paint chip bottle wedding vases by oh lovely day | www.oh-lovely-day.com

    {what you need}
    scissors
    double sided tape or washi tape
    bottles
    paint chips

    do you see why this DIY is basically free?  I already had scissors and tape, I stocked up on paint chips for my DIY projects during my last walmart visit, and I saved the bottles from drinks we had in our house.

    DIY paint chip bottle wedding vases by oh lovely day | www.oh-lovely-day.com
    You could use vintage bottles if you have them, or you can just collect bottles like I did.  I used the Trader Joe’s root beer bottles.  And you can leave the adhesive on them because it helps hold the paint chip in place.
    DIY paint chip bottle wedding vases by oh lovely day | www.oh-lovely-day.com
    {how you do it}
    Seriously, I think my 21 month old kid could do this.  I would let him try, but he throws things and the bottles are glass – not great parenting.  But trust me, this is beyond E-A-S-Y.
    {Step 1}  Take one end of the paint chip and secure it with double side tape onto the bottle.  
    {Step 2}  Wrap the paint chip around the bottle.
    do you see why this DIY is basically free?  I already had scissors and tape, I stocked up on paint chips for my DIY projects during my last walmart visit, and I saved the bottles from drinks we had in our house.
    {Step 3} Secure the second end of the paint chip with double side or washi tape.  You could cut to size or just let it overlap.  I overlapped mine.
    {Step 4}  Repeat steps 1-3 for as many bottles as you want to make.
    DIY paint chip bottle wedding vases by oh lovely day | www.oh-lovely-day.com
    I think these are cute for a party or a shower as well as a wedding.  If you do them for a wedding and have lots of them you could do a few different things:
    ~use multiple colors of the paint chips from your palette
    ~ you could vary the size of the bottles (these long & skinny paint chips would fit around some wine bottles too)
    ~use different color bottles (think these clear ones mixed with vintage aqua bottles) 
    ~you could alternate the height placement of the paint chips on the bottles
    DIY paint chip bottle wedding vases by oh lovely day | www.oh-lovely-day.com

    I’m loving the finished product.  There is nothing better than a DIY that looks great, costs almost nothing, and takes less than 5 minutes!  So, what do you think of my paint chip bottle vases?

    leave a comment.

    One Comment

    1. Posted Aug 2 at 7:35 am | Permalink

      Super cute! And you know me, I’m a sucker for ombre, and paint sample strips are naturally ombre!!! 🙂

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