Most people collect shells and sea rocks when going to the beach. I collect driftwoods so I especially like going to beaches after a storm or to beaches which haven’t been thoroughly cleaned yet. I got a bunch of small ones during our last trip to Playa Laiya. I wanted to fill an entire bag but I only managed a couple of handfuls.
I’ve seen these vases in Pinterest and I’ve always wanted to have one to call my own. So here’s what I did using an empty plastic container.
For the past few weeks, I’ve been so addicted to Stick-O. The first container was given to Bryce by his Grandpa and I ate most of it. Bought two more, one small and a big one and I still can’t get enough of it. Anyway, I was supposed to do two vases but my driftwoods aren’t enough.
I wrapped the container using a decorative adhesive paper which I bought from Landmark for less than a P100/roll a couple of years back. If you’re in the mood, you can peel off the sticker instead. But I’m lazy so I just wrapped it instead. Then to cover the mouth of the container, I wrapped some jute string (bought from Daiso in Waltermart, Muños for P66) using my good, ol’ glue gun.
Still using glue gun, start sticking the driftwoods on the container. Most of the pieces were shorter than the container height but it doesn’t matter since i have a decorative paper underneath which seems to add to the design. The others were taller though, but they make the vase even more unique which I love. And that’s it! Tie a raffia for finishing touches.
By the way, the two round vases are actually candle holder which I got from Uniwide Warehouse for P39 each. I simply dipped in my yellow left-over paint which I used for our dining area walls.
I can’t wait for another beach trip so I can replenish my driftwood collection.