Pumpkin Vase

Last week I put together a little Fall gift for someone. I went to Pinterest for some "pin"spiration and saw a really cute vase that someone had made by covering a wine bottle with Hemp rope.  I went to the store, bought the Hemp, came home and decided I wanted the vase to be a little more festive since the theme of the gift was "Fall."   So I went back to the store, bought some yarn and created this pumpkin vase from a bottle of lemonade.
I wrapped the bottle from bottom to top, using Elmer's glue to secure it in place. I used a lot of glue at the top and bottom {every wrap around} and less glue in the middle {only every 4-5 wraps around the bottle}.  I didn't have to worry about being precise with the glue either because it dried clear. Easy peasy! Wouldn't it look cute with some branches in it?
I also decoupaged a small cardboard letter "A" for Autumn with some scrapbook paper.  The directions for making this letter are very similar to how I made the large letter "R" for my SIL's wedding {find it here}, but since the letter was much smaller I didn't have to do all the patchwork....much easier!  I also just painted a wooden leaf to decorate the letter instead making paper flowers. Again, much easier.

Then I filled a mason jar with the ingredients needed to make Cranberry Hootycreeks and wrapped up a cute set of pumpkin measuring cups that I bought at half price (which I forgot to get a picture of...they're hiding in the candy corn bag).  I think it turned out to be a cute little gift for the season.

What do you think?

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  1. I saw this vase idea on pinterest last week and pinned it also! Great minds think alike! Haha...wish I was as creative as you are. Love this fall gift set! The recipient of this gift is so blessed to have a friend like you!

  2. This vase is adorable. And inexpensive...my kind of project!!

  3. I stumbled on your blog after visiting It's FUN to Craft! and I love this project! I've looked around, and now I'm staying to listen to some good music :)

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  4. awh, this is so cute and clever! Thank you so much for the inspiration and thank you for linking up over at crafty scrappy happy!!!! :o)
    Jaime from crafty scrappy happy

  5. What a clever idea, and it something even I probably couldn't screw up! ;) I love pretty and easy crafts--I hope you continue to share them with us at Rub Some Dirt On It!


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