Vase Cadets, Get Crafty With This Beyond-Easy Spring DIY!

Whether we’re working out our closet kinks, juice cleansing it up, or hightailing it to the hairdresser — we’re all about revamping our sitch for the season. And what fits the bill better than an easy DIY project? It’s a fuss-free way to instantly jazz up old-school products you already own (or can buy on the cheap).
So, we’ve tapped Kiersten Stevens, the DIY and event-planning mastermind behind It's A Hit Events, to school us on how to brighten up some standard household items. The blazin'-blonde craft master whipped up a super-simple flower experiment that will add va va voom to any snoozy springtime floral arrangement. All you have to do is peep our step-by-step guide right here.
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How breathtaking is this setup? We'll show you how to turn a boring vase into a haute household item. Let's get crafty!

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Yep, this is all you need:
-A fun vase of your choice — clear or white works best.
-Spray paint. Choose a bright color. Montana Gold is rad, but anything will do!
-Masking or painter's tape.
-A house key.

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Step 1: "Decide what pattern you'd like to make. Stripes? Ombré? Two tones? Once you've figured out your pattern of choice, simply tape off the area that you do not want painted."

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Step 2: "Shake your spray paint can well! Test it on a blank piece of paper (sometimes it doesn't spray right the first time). Spray paint your item, pointing downward and well below the tape line in a smooth, sweeping motion. Apply thin, even coats until fully covered."

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Step 3: "Feel the vase to make sure that it has fully dried. Then very carefully peel off all the pieces of tape (remove slowly)."

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Step 4: "Often times, a little paint gets under the tape, where you don't want it. Totally fine! Grab a razor, or a house key and simply scrape off the excess paint you don't want. It comes off of glass very easily."

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Step 5: "Now it's time to make your vase look pretty! Find some fabulous flowers that compliment your vase, add water, flowers, and you've got yourself a great statement piece."

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Kiersten with her parade of floral arrangements. Gorg!

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