DIY Rope Vase

By : Jamie Huang
24 May 2019

recycled rope vase made with flowers

Add a rustic touch to your home with this DIY rope vase, which you can easily create with recyclable materials!

table full of recycled materials to make a rope vase

You would need the following items:

  1. A plastic container (e.g. bottom half of a 1.5 litre soft drink bottle)
  2. Rope twine (approximately 5m)
  3. 10 satay sticks
  4. Flowers
  5. Hot glue gun
  6. Scissors
gluing satay stick to a plastic container

Take 2 satay sticks to form a column and adhere it to the side of the plastic container with a hot glue gun.

double satay sticks evenly distributed on a plastic container

Evenly spread the rest of the satay sticks around the plastic container.

trimming satay sticks to form the vase body

Use the scissors to trim the columns, depending on the height of your flowers.

sticking twine along the outer surface of the plastic container

Adhere one end of the rope twine to the bottom of the container with a hot glue gun.

adding more glue on plastic column as twine twirls around it

Add more glue on the columns, and coil the rope around the container.

make a loop using the twine around the satay sticks

Once you’ve completely covered the plastic container, make a loop around each column as you continuing coiling the rope twine to the top.

cutting off excess twine from the top of the rope vase

Cut any excess rope twine, and secure the ends to the columns with a hot glue gun.

trim off excess fibres from rope vase

You may want to trim any loose fibres of the rope twine or leave it as it is, depending on whether you prefer a clean or rugged look.

rope vase final product

You now have a vase to display your blooms!


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