By Mandy Beyeler on May 6, 2020

Kids Craft: Upcycled Vase

Turn a simple vase into a work of art with this thrifty and colorful project


Thrift store vase
Base paint color of white or cream
Paint in desired colors
Optional: clear spray sealant


1. To begin, make sure the vase is clean, washed and dried.

2. Paint the vase solid white. Let dry. Paint second coat — this will help the colors stand out.

3. Paint the vase in a variety of colors. Get creative! Let dry.

4. Paint another layer of colors if necessary to the artist's preference.

5. Optional: Spray with clear sealant to seal the paint layer.

6. Fill with wildflowers and enjoy the touch of handmade throughout your summer!

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  • Mandy Beyeler

    Mandy Beyeler

    craft and DIY blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way.  She loves being a mom to four awesome kiddos and blogs from the... Read more