Edited by Millana Norman, Krystle, Laura, Flickety

Three Methods:Choosing a Suitable Bedspring and VaseForming the Bedspring HolderAdding the Vase

Add design and whimsy to a regular bud vase by wrapping it in a large vintage appearing bedspring. The small element of 3D power mixed with glass and metal will be the perfect accent piece to any room.

Method 1 of 3: Choosing a Suitable Bedspring and Vase

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    Search for an appropriate bud vase to act as your project’s base. Since it is the focal point for this project, the bud vase needs to be stylish.

    • Consider whether you want flourish or just a plain vase for your project. You may want to stick with a vase that has few or little adornments because the majority of the project will be covered by the bedspring.
    • Select a vase fits easily inside a bedspring.
    • Another option is to use a long, thin glass cylinder.
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    Choose a bedspring. Choose one with an antique appearance, as this will make a nice contrast between the older metal and the fresher glass.

Method 2 of 3: Forming the Bedspring Holder

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    Turn the bedspring upside down. The bottom or larger end of the bedspring should be on the table, while the smaller end of the spring should be facing upward.

Method 3 of 3: Adding the Vase

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    Drop the vase or cylinder in through the top of the pre-positioned bedspring.The bedspring rings should support the vase.

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    Fill vase with water if using fresh flowers. Consider using a cup with a spout for an accurate pour.

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    Add flowers to the vase. For this type of design, making a simple statement with only a few flowers works best.

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