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Woman Makes Stunning Vase With Fabric Softener Bottle

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Woman Makes Stunning Vase With Fabric Softener Bottle

A woman has created a stunning vase for just £5 by using an old Lenor fabric softener bottle - saving herself £40 in the process.

Teresa Clarke, 45, from Essex, wanted to buy a fluted glass vase, but with these retailing at around £45 she couldn't justify forking out for the item.

Instead, she decided to make her own with something similarly shaped that she already had – a Lenor Outdoorable Fabric Softener bottle.

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“I knew exactly which bottle I would use – I just love the pattern on them" Teresa, an NHS nurse, said. “I already had the empty bottle but they are usually about £2 in the local supermarkets.

“I picked up a £2 can of 101 Natural Hessian chalk spray paint from Poundland." She continued.

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“The string I already had, but you can usually pick that up for £1.

“By making my own vase I saved myself £40."

Teresa Clarke saved £40 by making the vase herself (Credit: Jam Press)
Teresa Clarke saved £40 by making the vase herself (Credit: Jam Press)

She began the process by removing the label and lid from the empty bottle.

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Next, she used spray paint to give it the desired colour, before wrapping string around the bottle top to hide the grooves.

Once dry, the bottle looks impressively like a vase, complete with a quirky pattern.

Teresa shared pictures of the finished look on Facebook.

She wrote: “I love the patterns on these Lenor Outdoorable fabric softener Bottles from @joyofclean so I thought, why not get out the spray paint, some string and make myself a nice decorative vase."

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Teresa used an old lenor bottle to create a trendy vase (Credit: Jam Press)
Teresa used an old lenor bottle to create a trendy vase (Credit: Jam Press)

Users loved the invention and were quick to compliment her unique method.

One person commented: “Absolutely gorgeous!!! I often wondered what you could use these bottles for. Brilliant idea.”

“I love this, it came out so beautifully,” agreed another user.

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The finished vase (Credit: Jam Press)
The finished vase (Credit: Jam Press)

Someone else added: “How good is this.”

“That’s lovely! I must try this thank you, I would love to try the stone effect spray paint on it too,” another viewer commented.

“I want to do it,” said someone else.

Another person agreed: “Fab idea I love this.”

Featured Image Credit: Jam Press

Topics: Life, Home, TikTok

Isobel Pankhurst
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