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Today I had a minute to spray paint my recyclables (inspiration here) and add a few flowers from the corner bodega, and ta-da! My apartment was instantly brightened!  To get the look: Grab a group of bottle (I left the labels on), take outside, and spray with a primer and paint in one, two coats, let dry and add flowers.


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  2. I love this DIY project so much, I’m going for it asap. xx.

    Gaby,

    http://www.saythefword.com

    1. Amna S.Q says:

      If you like DIY please check out my recent post….http://asqgenerates.blogspot.com/2013/03/diy-candle-jar-jar-on-fire.html
      Hope you like it….:)

  3. I’ve actually done something like this with old books! They look great on coffee tables and as book ends!

    -Jacqui, burgundywhispers.com

  4. nicola lynde says:

    Oh spray paint a DIY’s best companion. I love the simplicity of these, I will have to try something similar.

    1. I love these, too! Tried them a few months ago using a spray paint without a primer–a drippy mess! Any suggestions for ones that might work better? Is there a particular brand that’s best for glass?

      Jessica
      http://www.nestathomeblog.com

    2. Try the primer and spray paint in one, and spray a couple thin coats on from 6-12 inches away from the bottle

  5. Oh I love these, I’m a fan of recycling things that I have lying about the house so this is perfect :).

    Rachael xx.

    http://theteacozykitchen.blogspot.co.uk/

  6. I love this! Thank you for sharing.:)

  7. Rachelle says:

    Love this, such an easy way to make things prettier and unique.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

  8. This is so awesome!! And I love how you’re just using old bottles that would otherwise get recycled or thrown in the trash. Great idea!

    J x

    Ginger Pickle

  9. Anonymous says:

    I love this very colorful spring idea. Great post.

  10. Johnnybell S says:

    I can’t stress how much of a genius you are. Love this idea, elegant-chic and modern.

    Johnnybell

    NY Trendy Moms

    http://www.nytrendymoms.com/

  11. Great idea! worth to try and share! if you have time- check out my diy!
    best wishes!
    http://julitastefashion.blogspot.de/

  12. Irina Lak says:

    Do you have a go to brand or type of primer and paint? Whenever I go to the craft store, the choices are overwhelming and I never know which is best to use.

    You have awesome ideas!

    If you have time stop by the girlfrombk.blogspot.com

    1. I used a rustoleum primer and spray paint in one, but can not seem to find it online. This should work though:

      http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=183

      Or look for the Krylon Primer and paint in one

  13. Anonymous says:

    Such an inexpensive way to brighten your apartment. Great idea.

  14. Shikhu says:

    When I was moving into my dorm, in August, I had tons of bottles that I painted and made as jewellery holders and vases but the paint clumped up a lot cause I was too lazy to use spray paint (which is probably easier)! However, you can clearly see the difference with the spray paint and the regular paint! I’ll be moving into an apartment and I’ll be coming to your blog on a regular basis for DIY projects just like this! XX

    thelifeofshikhu.blogspot.ca

  15. I love that you used mismatched bottles, especially ones of different heights–much more visually interesting than identical bottles!

  16. Anonymous says:

    Awesome idea to brighten your apartment.

  17. It’s super easy and the result is adorable!
    I told you I did like the white ones 😉 haha
    Great DIY!

    http://9lla.it/
    A Fashion & DIY Blog…

  18. i love how vibrant the flowers look in the white vase.
    simple and cute DIY

  19. Andrea says:

    Just so happensim going to be repainting out kitchen this weekend and this ia a great way to add some really cool decorations to it!! i will be using this post as an insperation…

  20. Anonymous says:

    what primer do you use?

    1. I used a paint and primer-in-one

  21. andrea says:

    Adorable…love cheap, quick, and easy DIY projects!

    xoxo,
    Andrea

    http://www.andreaeveryday.com

  22. JoKnows says:

    This is so pretty and just simple enough for me! 😉

    Jo
    http://womaninreallife.blogspot.ca/

  23. Ana Vitorino says:

    LOVE Gerberas, they’re my favourite flower! Bottles look totally decor.

    XOXO
    Ana

    http://www.funnyfaceoffashion.blogspot.co.uk

  24. You are completely amazing!
    I absolutely adore your creativity! This is so simple, but such a great idea. I would have never came up with this haha
    Love your blog, keep doing this amazing job!

    Hope your’e having a great weekend,
    xoxo,
    Jenny from Yeah, It’s Pretty Awesome

  25. Kacie Cone says:

    Love the color you used to spray paint! These look great!

  26. Stacy says:

    look interesting! I like DIYs!!!
    xoxo
    Stacy

    http://tastyrumors.blogspot.com/

  27. Anonymous says:

    So pretty, yet so simple.

  28. Marta Reche says:

    wow!! that’s a good way to recycle bootles!!! :DD I like it!!

    http://martabarcelonastyle.blogspot.com.es

    (a party outfit)

  29. Very cool! Love that. Have a great weekend!

  30. Anonymous says:

    Love this colorful springtime post.

  31. Jeannette says:

    I love the first Pic!!!! Really Beautiful!!!!
    http://rimanerenellamemoria.blogspot.de

  32. This seems so much simpler then some of the other tutorials I’ve seen for this.

  33. KayleneP says:

    What a great way to make your own unique vases. Easy way to recycle some old bottles too, great post!

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