Beautiful DIY Hurricane Vase

Sometimes we feel the need to bring some, joy, color and life into our homes. It is the reason for which we find necessary to bring in some decorative items that we enchant our sights and our visitors too.

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It is even more convenient when we refer to some objects that we can do ourselves and the satisfaction is bigger in this case.Take for example this DIY Hurricane Vase. Usually it is seen as holding larger “pillar” candles but actually it can hold an assortment of items such as candy or potporie.

Before you begin your construction, you’ll need some attractive candle stick holders and vases.   Luckily, you can find both of these things at your local dollar store and/or thrift store. Now you need all these materials: gorilla glue, newspapers, a damp paper towel, some Q-tips and a couple of large books. Wash your vases and candle sticks for clean gluing surfaces. Cover the surface you will be working on with the newspapers to protect it. We ran the vases and candle sticks through the dish washer so we did not have to hand cleaned every one.

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Begin by dampening the surface of the vase with the paper towel. Squirt a small amount of the G.Glue onto the newspaper.  Use a Q-tip and apply the glue in small amounts just covering the surface of the candle stick that will touch the bottom of the vase. Turn over the candle stick onto the vase and center it. Place one of your large books onto the candle stick to hold it down and keep it level. The glue will expand so don’t use a lot.  If you do, your book may tip over and you will be scraping extra glue from around the edges.

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After about one or two hours (according to GG instructions) they should be dry!  Use the tip test to make sure the glue is dry and you have a good seal. Once ready you may begin adding all kinds of decor to your vases! G.glue really works so you will not need a lot. If you used too much (first time users often do), you will need to scrape of any glue that has expanded over the edge. A razor works great for this.{found on instructables.com}