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From plain to pretty: DIY lace vase

Stencil a vase

Lace patterns always look beautiful. Turn this glass vase from plain to pretty with a lace effect. Here’s how to create your own.

You will need: Tall glass vase, cake stencil in a lace pattern, testpot brush or sponge, masking tape, Resene testpot in your choice of colour. We used Resene Redemption Blue.

Top tip: Use a Resene FX Metallic to add sparkling bling to your vase. Or opt for old glass bottles instead of a jar and use the lace effect on them.

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Step by step instructions

Step 1
Step one
Tape the stencil around the vase.
Step 2
Step two
Lightly apply your Resene testpot colour onto the stencil, so as not to spread the paint underneath. We used Resene Redemption Blue.
Step 3
Step three
Once dry, remove the stencil and fill with freshly picked blooms.
Your beautiful lace vase is all ready to use.
Step 4
Finished project

Styling by Claudia Kozub, photography by Melanie Jenkins

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