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Make This “Terra Cotta” Vase

This boho-inspired faux terracotta vase is a simple solution for any tabletop display in your home.
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There’s nothing actual about this minimalist fake terra cotta vase (together with the greenery!), however there is not any denying that it positive is actual cute. Carry this California boho-inspired tabletop undertaking to life utilizing our couldn’t-be-easier DIY tutorial under.

Bring this California boho-inspired project to life using just a few hardware and craft store supplies.
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  • 3-inch-by-24-inch PVC pipe
  • Ruler
  • Pen or pencil
  • Noticed and miter field
  • Sanding block
  • Unfinished wooden circles
  • Wooden glue
  • Clamps
  • Wooden filler
  • Silicone caulk
  • Spray paint, in each ‘Stone’ and ‘Satin Cinnamon’
  • Fake greenery
Here's what you'll need to make your DIY Minimalist Faux Terracotta Vase.
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Step 1

Use a ruler and pencil or pen to measure your PVC pipe to roughly eight inches in size.

Measure and mark the PVC pipe.
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Step 2

Lower the pipe all the way down to dimension the place you measured and marked it utilizing a noticed and miter field. Sand down any tough lower marks with a sanding block.

Cut the pipe to size.
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Step 3

Glue and clamp three of the unfinished wooden circles collectively to create a thicker, stouter basis to your fake vase. Permit to dry clamped up for 2 to 3 hours.

Word which you can additionally press wooden filler into the edges of the circles presently to reduce any uncovered seams. Permit the wooden filler to set for a similar two to 3 hour interval because the glue. Sand the wooden filler to a clean end as soon as dry earlier than transferring on to the following step.

Glue three of the circles together to create a thicker circle.
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Step 4

Connect the lower PVC pipe to the highest heart of the circles you simply glued collectively utilizing a skinny bead of silicone caulk (you may simply eyeball it, like we did!). Permit to dry for 2 to 3 hours, then add one other bead of caulk across the seam the place the bottom of the pipe meets the circles. Clean this bead out with a moist fingertip to reduce the uncovered edge between the 2 supplies. Permit to dry for an additional hour or two.

Attach the cut PVC pipe to the circles using silicone caulk.
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Use more silicone to hide the seam between the pipe and wood circles.
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Step 5

Spray the constructed vase form first with the ‘Stone’ spray paint. Permit to dry for 30 minutes, then spray the piece down with one to 2 skinny and even coats of the ‘Satin Cinnamon’ spray paint. The stone paint will give the vase the feel wanted to seem like terra cotta, and the cinnamon-colored paint will give it the precise terra cotta coloration.

Paint the constructed vase shape.
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Step 6

Permit the completed vase to dry in a single day, then fill it with fake greenery to finish the ornamental undertaking!

Fill with greenery to finish.
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Fill with faux greenery to complete the decorative project!

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