Tinsel, Tassels & Tubes

March 1, 2011 |  by  |  Blog, DIY, Home & Decor

When I bought a lot of flowers recently, I noticed the flower lady had put these transparent tubes with water at the end of the lilies, so they would not go bad. I was about to throw them away, but I thought “hmm, I might be able to do something with those…”.

2 weeks later, I found the perfect use for them. Do you know these tubes with a suction cup, you can plug them on windows or tiles or in your car, and people put a flower in them?

Well, I did not have a suction cup, so I took a wire instead.

You will need:

– Plastic Tubes for flowers

– Bakers Twine

– Wire

– 2 small square cardboard pieces

– Charms

Note: I just googled it, so the tubes are called ‘test tube vases’!

First we make the tassels:

Voila! ↓

Next thing, we will make a loop out of wire, attach it to the tube and hang it on the wall:

We attach the tassel to the tube, add water and a flower, and you are ready to hang it on the wall. You can attach a charm as well, I found some cute little wooden clogs, which looked great with the red & white bakers twine.

If you love tassels, at Tatertots & Jello is another great Burlap Tassel DIY! Do you like to go out and rock the dance floor? You will be the queen of the night with one of those! Are you getting married? Then think of tubed wildflower seeds as favors! A little bigger than tubes but still beautiful: Wine Bottle Vases. And last but not least check out these beautiful tube vases by Cate Holst.

Good day,

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//xoxo, Sibylle//

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3 Comments

  1. Love this. Thanks for the tutorial. ~~Sherry~~

  2. Love the simplicity of the single flowers, but the little red shoe really rocks!

  3. so cute! I love the little show ornament!!! Here’s another party if you would like to link up… http://www.bubblynaturecreations.com/2011/03/project-party-weekend-5-ways-to-re.html

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