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From Juice to Jolly: How to Create a Christmas-Themed Vase with Perfect Paints.

A Christmas Vase Transformation with Perfect Paints

'Tis the season to get creative, and what better way to spread holiday cheer than with some DIY Christmas decor? In this blog post, I'll take you through a fun and festive design team project I recently completed using Perfect Paints. I transformed a simple fruit juice bottle into a Christmas-themed vase, using the vibrant "Red Wagon" paint from Perfect Paints as the star of the show. With the addition of shimmering acrylics, polishing plaster, and decoupage, this project truly captures the spirit of the season.

Christmas Vase using Perfect Paints and texture mediums by Eva!
Christmas Vase using Perfect Paints by Eva!

To kick off this Christmas vase transformation, I started by giving the juice bottle a clean slate.

Empty juice bottle, cleaned and ready to u
Empty juice bottle, cleaned and ready to use!

After ensuring it was thoroughly washed and dried, I applied a base coat of Metallic Shimmer Paste. This step added a touch of elegance to the vase, setting the stage for the vibrant red paint to come.

New Metallic Shimmer Paste by Perfect Paints
New Metallic Shimmer Paste by Perfect Paints

I applied a base coat of Metallic Shimmer Paste
I applied a base coat of Metallic Shimmer Paste

Now, it was time to introduce Perfect Paints' "Red Wagon" to the project. This rich and bright red hue is the ideal choice for creating a festive atmosphere. With a sponge, I carefully dabbed the entire bottle in this striking shade. The transformation was already taking shape as the bottle turned from plain to Christmas-ready.

Red Wagon Shimmering Acrylic Paints
Red Wagon Shimmering Acrylic Paints

To make the poinsettia leaves on the vase pop, I incorporated Dove’s Wing polishing plaster. Using a sponge, I lightly applied the plaster to the leaves.

Polishing Plaster Dove's Wing added to the leaves!
Polishing Plaster Dove's Wing added to the leaves!

To take this project to the next level, I decided to use the decoupage technique. I selected some poppy pattern and, using Mod Podge, adhered them to the bottle. This not only reinforced the Christmas theme but also contributed to the overall charm of the piece.

Decoupaging the water bottle
Decoupaging the water bottle

The transformation was complete, and the once-ordinary juice bottle had become a stunning Christmas-themed vase. Perfect Paints' "Red Wagon" paint played a pivotal role in making this project a success, infusing it with a vibrant and joyful spirit.

The transformation was complete, and the once-ordinary juice bottle had become a stunning Christmas-themed vase.
The transformation was complete, and the once-ordinary juice bottle had become a stunning Christmas-themed vase.

This DIY project is an example of how a little creativity and the right materials can turn everyday items into beautiful holiday decor. Whether you're looking to spruce up your own home or create a thoughtful handmade gift, Perfect Paints and a dash of imagination can help you achieve that festive magic.

Gorgeous up-cycled juice bottle by Eva!
Gorgeous up-cycled juice bottle by Eva!

So, why not try your hand at a similar project this holiday season? Get your Perfect Paints ready, and let your creativity flow as you transform everyday objects into extraordinary Christmas treasures. Happy crafting! 🎨🎄

Materials Used:

• A clean, empty fruit juice bottle

Perfect Paints' "Red Wagon" shimmering acrylic paint

• Metallic Shimmer Paste *New*

Dove’s Wing Polishing plaster

• Poinsettia leaves

• Mod Podge (for decoupage)

• Little Birdie Decoupage sheets

• Brushes, sponge, and palette


Lots of Love,

Eva





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