This quick project has got to be one of the easiest, requiring literally a few easy steps to transform this old jam jar into a rustic decoration.
Once the glue has dried, you can fill it with lots of plant material from the garden, whether it’s stems laden with berries, or plants with autumn and winter fragrance. Discover scented plants for every month.
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Keep on reading to find out how to make this birch bark vase.
You Will Need
- Sections of papery birch bark
- Elastic bands
- Clean glass jar
- Plant foliage such as holly, eucalyptus stems, fir sprigs, larch cones on stems
Starting with your clean jar, glue sections of birch bark to it. Hold them in place with elastic bands until dry.
Once the glue has dried fill the jar with water, then start adding and arranging the winter foliage inside.
Cutting your foliage
While collecting and cutting your foliage, bring a bucket of water with you to immerse the fresh cuttings in as you go, keeping them fresh and preventing wilting.