Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

September 21 2015. Posted in , , , / With 46 Comments - Join the Conversation

I have been so excited to welcome this very special guest to the May Arts Ribbon Blog!  Please help me welcome Heather Mann from Dollar Store Crafts!  It is always so much fun working with this talented lady and hope you enjoy her project as much as I did. 

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Now for some ribbony inspiration:

Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase
 

Display the finery of fall with a quick and simple DIY burlap ribbon vase made out of a milk bottle. This quick and easy project will take you just minutes to make, and will help dress up your kitchen counter or make a good gift for a teacher or neighbor.

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

 

Ribbon Used:

 

Other Supplies Used:

  • Milk bottle or any jar
  • Felt leaf cutout
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks
  • Scissors

 

Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase 

Step one: Cut a piece of 3” burlap ribbon that fits around the circumference of the bottle plus about 1”.

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

Step two: Hot glue one end of the ribbon to the bottle.

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

Step three: Fold the other end of the ribbon.

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

Step four: Hot glue the folded end of the ribbon to the bottle.

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

Step five: Wrap the orange and white baker’s twine around the burlap ribbon several times, and tie it, then trim the end of the tie.

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

Step six: Hot glue the felt leaf cutout to the front of the vase.

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

Fill with your favorite fall flowers!

 Dollar Store Crafts Tutorial & a Giveaway: Burlap Ribbon Milk Jar Vase

 

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  1. I love this idea.. how cute is that!

  2. rebyah1@gmail.com' Rebecca Yahrling says:

    This is a really fun (& quick, which I like!) idea. I have so many empty glass bottles (supposed to use for crafty supplies) I could use for this. Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. chickiebrewer1@gmail.com' chickie brewer says:

    I like the brown leaves.. This one would be perfect for this time of the year!

  4. txmlhl@yahoo.com' Mary Holshouser says:

    I have some Starbucks coffee bottles that I’ve been trying to decide how to embellish. I wanted something for fall and this idea will work great. I had started with the burlap but hadn’t gotten any further. Thanks for the idea.
    Your bottle is beautiful and it’s wonderful that it can be filled with anything the recipient wants.

  5. linleonhardt@verizon.net' Linda Leonhardt says:

    I love this burlap ribbon milk jar vase, it’s so pretty!

  6. Kcscraps@comcast.net' Karen L K says:

    I love that crochet ribbon!

    1. anitacyoung@gmail.com' Anita Young says:

      Ooops! Forgot to say that I love any burlap ribbon, plain or patterned, wide or skinny, love them all!

  7. jerriejabber@yahoo.com' jerrie says:

    What a pretty craft for the fall. I love the way you took simple things and made a nice centerpiece.

  8. chph4evr@msn.com' Carla Hundley says:

    Terrific idea and
    lovely bottles. I like
    the 7/8 inch Lavender
    Double-faced Satin Ribbon.
    Carla from Utah

  9. Tiffanynicole99@yahoo.com' Tiffany Jorgenson says:

    Love the milk bottle idea. Could be used for anytime of year!

  10. dcomer1@gmail.com' D.AnnC says:

    Well aren’t those just adorable!

  11. julieshearer@sbcglobal.net' Julie A. Shearer says:

    Soo darn cute! Thanks for shRing!!

  12. julieshearer@sbcglobal.net' Julie A. Shearer says:

    That should have read… Thanks for sharing.

  13. Cwong288@gmail.com' Scrappin' Diva - Cindy B says:

    What a cute idea! Loving the burlap ribbon

  14. moloneyat@bigpond.com' TracyM #6773 says:

    FABULOUS make-over!!!
    … dare I confess that while we were doing a clean-up at MIL’s house today, I was assessing all the old bottles of scent & aftershaves … too many recycling ideas in front of me 🙂
    LOVE the satin knot edge ribbon – THANK YOU for the chance to win!!!

  15. passion4sunsets@gmail.com' Donna R says:

    I really love the 5 inch multicolor ribbon with the wired edge! I could use that for so many projects!!! Getting excited just thinking about it!! 🙂

  16. clayandamy@sbcglobal.net' Amy C. says:

    I’m a big fan of the burlap ribbon, big and small. I love how it was used to wrap around the vases. I also really like the coffee bean and happy birthday printed ribbon.

  17. ejfleck-lawrence@hotmail.ca' Elizabeth from Nova Scotia,canada says:

    This is a great idea, you could also use silk flowers.

  18. TotalSolarEclipse0309@gmail.com' DJ says:

    I like the 1.5 inch Red Crochet Ribbon.

  19. leanneja@organizeyourstuffnow.com' Leanne says:

    What a cute idea! I love the stamped burlap ribbon.

  20. lyn@plkaufmann.com' Lyn Kaufmann says:

    My favorite ribbon is usually some seasonal polka dots!

  21. tvdinnerpro@yahoo.com' Malia says:

    Love your vases Heather, just adorable!

  22. ScrapQn13@yahoo.com' Kemi says:

    Love this! So cute and so easy to do!

  23. weesa41465@yahoo.com' Lisa Bradley Simpson says:

    I love this idea , can’t wait to make some , sharing so that someone I love to craft with , whom I just bought some of these leaves for sees this idea !

  24. joypea@hotmail.com' Joy Hager says:

    Such pretty décor!

  25. cupcake6328@gmail.com' Tammy says:

    Love the brown leaves ribbon!

  26. Txeye4design2@yahoo.com' Jenice Schnell says:

    Such an adorable odea…. Can even recycle starbucks coffee and use to cheer up a friend, make a table decoration or liven up the house with fresh cut flowers! A great way to ring in the holidays!!!

  27. MJMARMO@COMCAST.NET' Jean Marmo says:

    Such fun! Could do this in many ways! Love any burlap ribbon!!

  28. cgl1539@yahoo.com' Christi Hicks says:

    Parrot Green sheer ribbon is my favorite. I love recycling and decorating bottles. Such a fun tutorial. I have some burlap and I cannot wait to try this out.

  29. sarahjmcarthur@yahoo.com' Sarah Cross says:

    Oh my gosh, it’s impossible to pick a favorite! I love all of your ribbons, but I’m really liking the new olive green leaves in your fall collection!

  30. hurley48@bellsouth.net' Beth Williams says:

    Fabulous inspiration-different burlap and you can make them for every season/holiday!

    1. hurley48@bellsouth.net' Beth Williams says:

      Oops-any of the jumbo checks are my favorites-I love them.

  31. dotseil@hotmail.com' Dorothy Seiler says:

    Such a cute project. I love that burlap ribbon!!!

  32. kladd94803@aol.com' karenladd says:

    Love the contrast in texture between the burlap and the glass bottle! I have some plain burlap ribbon that would look great with stamping on it! My favorite ribbons are the black fleur-de-lis and all the wide grosgrain ribbons!

  33. beckytaylor51@comcast.net' Becky Taylor says:

    Love these ideas! Thanks for the inspiration!

  34. The Silver Bonded Glitter Ribbon is hands down my fave!

  35. diyonthecheapblog@gmail.com' Erin Spain says:

    Very cute! Love your selection of ribbon. My fave is the navy grosgrain.

  36. darlene.gabriel@shaw.ca' Darlene Gabriel says:

    Such a cute project – love that burlap ribbon. Thanks for the chance to win too.

  37. Your slate blue 1″ ribbon is beautiful!

  38. jcarmer@knology.net' Jennifer Carmer says:

    I just love the 1 inch Turquoise Grosgrain Ric Rac! It reminds of the Beach, my favorite place!

  39. lomaster2010@hotmail.com' Sherry Lowmaster says:

    really cool way to decorate for fall!! love the ribbon!

  40. slrdowney@hotmail.com' Sue D says:

    Wonderful fall project. The burlap ribbon is perfect. My fave ribbon is the brown leaves.

  41. deniseb777@gmail.com' Denise Bryant says:

    Fun project! Love that texture from the burlap!
    My favorite… the 1 inch jumbo snowflake ribbon 459-31.

  42. Sparkyone2u@hotmail.com' Kris P says:

    How cute! My favorite ribbon? Double sided satin and every style of burlap ribbon.

  43. rosepetal24@shaw.ca' Rose Menassas says:

    These are the most amazing ribbons. I have a place in my home for this rack, should I be so lucky to win!

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