DIY geometric painted brick vase

 

I am so not ready for Fall.

Well, that’s not entirely true.

I do love Fall, and Fall decorating and thrifty Fall crafts, but before I am ready for PUMPKIN EVERYTHING I need some more summer.

This week I popped into JoAnn’s and saw this pretty faux bloom in soft pinks and tan with a touch of gold.  It was in with their Fall decor.  I held my breath by the cinnamon pinecones to protect myself from a full Fall takeover, grabbed my loot and headed home.

I wanted to do something pretty with this fluffy faux rose and it made me think of how pretty something soft like this looks with something more edgy or utilitarian.

Like a brick.

The brick has sat for weeks and I have not been sure exactly what I want to do but it all came together when this flower came home.

Here is what I used to make my Geometric Painted Brick “Vase”:

  • One brick and a masonary drill bit/drill that will make a small hole for your “vase” in the brick
  • Gold acrylic paint
  • Foam brush
  • Tape like painters tape or masking tape
  • Faux flower, bloom or succulent of your choice

 

 

I began by make a small hole in the brick just big enough for the flower stem and greenery.

I trimmed them down and they fit perfect.

 

 

Next I taped off my design and painted the gold in the areas I wanted to have filled in.

Forgive the photos it was getting dark and I was so excited!!

 

 

A little dry time, and I plunked my pretty bloom and greenery into their new home, and voila!

A super easy project that use can use in so many ways.

 

 

Thank you so much for reading friend, hugs and more hugs!

 

Stay crafty-

xo, Tanya

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  6. Great for special events. I could see this on my back patio for a couple of things we are hosting. Would have never thought to do this…

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  7. This is beautiful and so genius! I love the brick with the soft flower and the gold accent, it´s really really pretty! I feel the same about fall, lol, I had to laugh about holding in your breath at the cinnamon pinecones… 🙂 I´m fighting for fall not to get me yet, because it´s “only” August and the other day my daughter wanted a cinnamon toast and there I was in total fall mood 😉

    • Hi Katrin! You are SO right, it’s only August and I am hanging onto a bit more summer (while making stuff for fall lol!) have a fabulous weekend friend 🙂

      xoxo

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