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weekend project: make a glitter bud vase tray for mom!

How-To Make a Glitter Bud Vase Tray

Bud vases are a great way to add blooms to your home without needing crazy flower arranging skills. While you can scatter bud vases all around the home, we love them clustered to make a colorful statement. As we head into the weekend, here's a fun DIY bud vase tray with a little sparkle that you can make for your favorite lady for Mother's Day... 

How-To Make a Glitter Bud Vase Tray

From the side profile, it's a simple and clean white tray. But when you look at it from the top down, it's a party inside! We used a special glitter concoction so the bud vases would stay in place and we'd get an extra dose of glam.

How-To Make a Glitter Bud Vase Tray

You'll need...
- bud vases (Target dollar section)
- white tray (similar)
- resin & catalyst
- glitter
- disposable cup
- bamboo skewer (or something disposable to stir with)

How-To Make a Glitter Bud Vase Tray

How-To Make a Glitter Bud Vase Tray

Here's how...
1. Place bud vases as you'd like in the tray.
2. Follow instructions on the resin to mix with catalyst in your plastic cup. Be sure to work outside or in a well-ventilated area.
3. Stir in glitter to resin mixture.
4. Carefully pour resin mixture into the bottom of the tray. Let dry over night.

How-To Make a Glitter Bud Vase Tray

Whether you're making it for Mom or for your own home decor, it's a piece you'll love using regularly to hold fresh blooms or even herbs from your garden! Have a great weekend!

Sources shown: Target Bonsai paint, Jen Gotch photo (past season), Ikea rug, Ikea table (painted blush), Anthropologie yellow glasses (past season), Xenia Taler plates, West Elm napkins (past season), Target flatware, Wayfair chairs. 

{Photos by Lily Glass, styling by Julia Wester, styling assistance and crafting by Jess Hong.}

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