DIY Birch Bark Bud Vases + A Spring Giveaway

Are you excited for spring, yet? The temperatures get warmer, the days start getting longer, and color begins to burst through the ground. Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases. They will give you somewhere to display those first violets that pop up in your yard! Then keep reading to see the awesome surprise my friends and I have to finish getting your home spring-ready. See? There are hundreds of reasons to be excited!

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Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Materials

 

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Step 1

Clean your jars including removing any labels. For my vases, I used an old baby food jar and a small pizza sauce jar.

Tip:

  • Try to get the label glue off as best as you can but don’t worry if you can’t get it completely off. You will be covering it anyway.

 

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Step 2

Pull out your birch strips and have them ready to attach to your vases.

 

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Step 3

Start attaching your birch strips around the bottom of your jar. Do this by adding a line of hot glue and firmly pressing a birch strip to it.

 

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Step 4

Trim your birch strips so that there is a small overlap.

Step 5

Secure the birch overlap with a dab of hot glue.

 

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Step 6

Continue covering your jar by repeating steps 3 through 5 until you have reached the top of your jar.

Tip:

  • Try to line up the birch seams on your vase as you go.

Step 7

Once you reach the top of your jar you have 2 options for finishing it:

  1. If there is enough excess on the top birch strip add a second line of glue around the mouth of the jar and press the top of the strip firmly to it.
  2. Alternatively, if the strip isn’t large enough for that, add an additional strip but trim it down to the top of the jar after gluing.

 

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Step 8

Repeat steps 2 through 7 for your second jar.

 

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

Getting your home ready to welcome it is a great way to hurry spring along. Start by making these DIY birch bark bud vases to display those first violets!

These DIY birch bark bud vases are a super simple and sweet spring décor addition. As you can see, I chose to use fake flowers in mine. They can easily be used for fresh flowers too. When it is time to clean them, add a dab of soap and water to a baby bottle brush and carefully scrub the inside. Next, rinse out your brush and use the damp brush to rinse out the soap from your vase. Avoid getting the wood on the outside wet. Now are you ready to take your spring refresh to the next level? My friends and I are having a $380 spring giveaway to make it easier! Enter below for your chance to win.

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I’m a nerdy, crafty mom of three adorable little kids. I love writing and creating, but in my non-existent free time I also love karaoke, taking my kids to the zoo, and reading. I got my degree in Science (no idea how that happened) but I took every English class I could get my hands on because, yeah, I’m that girl.
  • These are so cute! They look very easy to make too. Thanks for joining the Family Joy Link Party!

    • They are sooo easy to make. Thanks for stopping by!

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  • Leanna Forsythe

    Birch bark is perfect for spring. At Christmas I came across some faux birch bark ribbon I am hoarding away. I have never seen real birch bark in a craft store. Next time I am in the USA I need to look for it at Hobby Lobby. Lovely post.

    • Oooh, I bet that ribbon is gorgeous! Isn’t birch bark one of the best patterns?

  • Michelle L

    Hi, Marie – these are so simple and chic! And I can see them working in pretty much any decor. And your photos are gorgeous!

    • Thank you, Michelle!

  • Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

    Marie, these are super cute! Thank you for sharing! Also, thanks for the visit and sweet comment at The Dedicated House. It means the world! Feel free to share this post at my Make it Pretty Monday party which is currently live. Here is the link if you want to check it out .http://www.thededicatedhouse.com/2017/03/make-pretty-monday-week-209.html Hope to see you at the bash! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse