Recycled Bottle Duck Tape® Spring Bud Vases

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Spring is in the air, especially with all the flowers blooming!

Duck Tape recycled bottles bud vases craft idea for Spring

I love tulips in Spring, and I couldn’t resist picking up two bunches of them when I was buying groceries recently. These pretty blooms needed some pretty vases to hold them. Tulip stems are usually so floppy, you really need a thin neck on your vase to hold them up.

A light bulb went off after opening the box for fun Spring Duck Tape® colors and Glitter tapes I received in the mail. Duck Tape® has always been on of our favorite all time craft supplies, and I knew these were going to be perfect to make some pretty Spring bud vases.

So, what do you get when you combine these fun pink and neon colored Duck Tape® and silver Glitter Duck Tape® with…..

Spring Duck Tape craft project

… a whole bunch of fun shaped glass bottles?…

Recycled Bottles for duck tape bud vases

…today’s super easy craft idea, and some of the cutest bud vases for Spring, of course!

I have to admit, I have a bin of recycled bottles that I keep on hand for crafting with. For this craft, I gathered a number of fun shaped glass bottles that I had already recycled, and a couple more I thought would be perfect during that same grocery trip. Believe me, my daughter was so sad when I came home with the sparkling pink lemonade for her to drink. NOT! = )

All you need to make your own Spring bud vases are:

  • Duck Tape® in a variety of colors – find Duck Tape here
  • Recycled glass bottles that are cleaned out and dry
  • Sharp pair of scissors

For single bud vases, I really liked the small 12 oz tea bottles. And, with this craft, in most cases you won’t even have to peel off the label first.

I cut strips of colored Duck Tape® long enough to go around the bottle, overlapping it about 1/2″, and just combined different stripes of the thick and thin Duck Tape® rolls.

Spring bud vases easy craft idea with Duck Tape

The Glitter tapes are a little more transparent, so I either put strips of them right over the colored bands, or applied them to my bottles that I had already taken the label off of.

I absolutely love the combo of neon green with the neon pink paired with a little silver for some extra glam.

Spring bud vases craft idea with duck tape

Once I started, I couldn’t stop making more and more bud vases. I made a grouping for my dining table with yellow tulips.

And I found a couple that looked so pretty on my kitchen windowsill with red tulips.

Duck Tape Decorated Spring bud vases


Pretty Spring Bud Vases with Recycled Bottles and Duck Tape

And wine bottles work great too! I made another grouping that I put on my outdoor table using taller stalked flowers.

Upcycled Wine Bottle Spring Bud Vases Craft with Duck Tape

So, the next time you enjoy a beverage in a glass bottle, remember to save it and turn it into a pretty bud vase.

Decorate it with Duck Tape®, and you are golden!

Spring flower vases with Duck Tape

Happy Spring…

Tulip in duck tape bud vase

… and Happy Crafting!

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Pauline Molinari

I'm the crafty maven, and I'm on a mission to spread craftiness. With a fine arts degree, over 15 years experience in children's publishing, and a savvy, stylish, sassy tween daughter, I come armed with perspective and passion to inspire tween girls and their mothers to be crafty together. 

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