Thursday, April 28, 2011

Eclectic chic colored blocks with vintage jars

This Sunday we plan on vending at the flea market again. Unfortunately, I don't have as much stuff as I'd like, so I've been searching around the house looking for projects I can do with recycled materials.

I decided to make some candle holders and flower vases from a fence post and the vintage jars I found in the BOTTLE DUMP at the side of my yard.

I cut the post to the sizes I wanted with a chop saw. Next, I painted each block and distressed it. Here is what they looked like after.

I tied twine to the neck of each jar. Each one was glued to a block with Gorilla glue. Lastly, I added candles and flowers.

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  1. Lisa I swear you have got to be one of the most creative women!!! Those are adorable! I love the colors and how easy they were to make..well, at least from this vantage point!

    Great luck to you at the flea market! Hope the truck is empty on the way home except for the finds YOU may have purchased!


  2. that belongs on a wedding table as the centerpiece- gorgeous!

  3. Lisa, those are absolutely gorgeous! I sure wish I lived by you so I could come buy all of your stuff at your sales. :)

    Have a great day.

  4. That looks great. Such a sweet idea. Have fun at the market. Pamela

  5. Those are adorable! You always have the best ideas:)
    ~Debra xxx
    Capers of the vintage vixens

  6. soo cute! You always have great ideas


  7. Beautiful colors. Looks like it should be in a magazine!

  8. lovely Lisa!! I love everything about them. Those paint colors are great!

  9. I love this idea!! Wouldn't it look great in a baby's room? Maybe without lighting the candles.
    Found you on show and tell friday......

  10. Those are so cute - perfect for my patio this summer!! Hope you have a great weekend.


  11. It looks really nice when you have all lit up. Do the candles smell good too?

    -Zane of ontario honey