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Dipped Bud Vase

Looking for a quick and easy Valentine’s Day project? Try these dipped “LOVE” vases.

At a Glance:

#6258 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:


Other Supplies

  • Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Wild Blueberry - 32017CA
  • Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Ballet Slipper - 32035CA
  • Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Poodle Skirt - 32041CA
  • Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Habanero - 32050CA
  • FolkArt ® Liquid Gilding - Gold. - 32214
  • Martha Stewart ® Brush Sets - Basic Brush Set - 5 pc. - 32244
  • Martha Stewart ® Paper Stencils - Fancy Alphabet - 32275
  • Ceramic bud vases
  • Stencil tape


  1. Use stencil tape to mask off a diagonal line around vase for a "dipped" look.
  2. Apply two coats of Martha Stewart Crafts paint or liquid gilding, then remove tape. Repeat for 4-6 vases.
  3. Let paint dry completely, then secure stencil on vases with stencil tape to spell out your preferred message.
  4. Apply two coats of contrasting paint. Remove stencils and let paint dry.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.