Lack of inspiration for floral wedding decorations? 5 ideas for DIY decorations made with jars and cans in a rustic style

by Julia, 03 Jul 2018
DIY decorations made with jars and cans in a rustic style

It's high summer. Are you organising your wedding outdoors? Or maybe you're looking for some inspiration to create some flower decorations for your garden or balcony? Colorland will help you once again and present 5 inspirational ideas on how to use jars and cans to create unique flower vases which will please your eyes for a long time. All of these as a video tutorial! Check it out!

Inspiration #1

Meadow flowers in a jar decorated with jute and a clasp lid next to a linen strip, a ribbon and other decorations

What do you need?

- a jar with a clasp lid
- some jute (linen strip), available at florist's
- some lace 
- a ribbon 
- a random size clip on which you can write with a chalk
- a piece of chalk
- hot glue

How to do it?

1. Prepare a jug – if you wash it, remember to dry it properly.
2. Cut off a proper length linen strip and adjust it to the jar.
3. Stick the strip to the jar using hot glue. Tie a ribbon and make a nice bow.
4. Put something on a mini board (we've chosen #love ) and pin it to the clip of the jar.
5. Pour some water and put flowers inside and it's ready!

Inspiration #2

Meadow flowers in a can decorated with jute and a ribbon next to a linen strip and a paper rosette

What do you need?

- a can
- some jute (linen strip)
- paper scrap booking rosettes
- a ribbon
- a piece of jute string
- hot glue

How to do it?

1. Prepare a can – wash it and take off the label.
2. Cut off a proper length linen strip and adjust it to the jar.
3. Stick the strip to the jar using hot glue. Tie a ribbon and make a nice bow.
4 Add some paper rosettes
5. Pour some water and put some flowers into the can and it's ready!

Inspiration #3

Meadow flowers in a can decorated with a netting, a jute string and ribbons next to the flower jar

What do you need?

- a can
- some jute string
- decorative netting which you can buy at florist’s
- a ribbon in two different colours
- hot glue

How to do it?

1. Prepare a can – wash it, remove the label and dry it.
2. Cut off a proper length netting and stick it to the can using hot glue. Be careful and try not to use too much of it.
3. Use some jute string to tie upper and lower parts of the can. You can use some hot glue in order to make it more stable.
4. Tie a ribbon and make a nice bow.
5. Pour some water and put some flowers into the can and it's ready!

Inspiration #4

Meadow flowers in a jar decorated with lace and jute next to a linen string and a  a spool of netting

What do you need?

- a jar
- some lace (about 3cm wide)
- decorative netting which you can buy at florist’s
- jute string
- hot glue

How to do it?

1 Prepare a jug – if you wash it first, remember to dry it properly.
2. Cut off some proper length netting and stick it to the jar using hot glue. Remember to make some pleats to make the netting look like a frill
3. Stick the lace above the frill.
4. Tie the jar with a jute string using some glue from time to time. Make a nice bow and stick it to the string.
5. Pour some water and put some flowers into the can and it's ready!

Inspiration #5

Meadow flowers in a bottle decorated with jute, raphia and wooden birds. Along side a spool of raphia and other additions.

What do you need?

- a bottle
- jute (linen strip) available at florist’s and shops offering rustic style products
- raphia
- jute string
- decorative wooden clips (we’ve chosen decorative birds)
- hot glue

How to do it?

1. Prepare a glass bottle – if you wash it, remember to dry it properly.
2. Cut off jute and stick it to the bottle using hot glue.
3. Use decorative raphia to tie the bottle and make a bow around it.
4. Pin the decorative birds to the raphia or the string.
5. Pour some water and put flowers inside (or only one flower with a long stem) and it’s ready!

Watch a video tutorial and see for yourself how easy it is to create this extraordinary decoration!

 

When you’re ready with your handmade vases, take some pictures of them and share on our FB and Instagram! Remember it’s also worth thinking about a wedding guest book – Colorland inspirations can be found here – and other Colorland’s photo products perfect to commemorate wedding memories. Check our website to look for best offers. You can find them in SPECIAL OFFERS!

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