20 Vases You Can Buy or DIY to Hold Your Spring Flowers

During the balmy spring months, it’s impossible to pass by bouquets of flowers without picking one up. Or if you have a flower garden, you’ll probably find yourself constantly returning with your scissors to create some floral masterpiece of your own. Warm weather after a frozen winter calls for color and life! As you prepare to fill your home with blooms, stock up on your vase collection to keep your flowers watered and looking lovely. Here are 20 vase you can buy or DIY that will end up being a piece of art in your home, with or without the florals.


Alabaster bud vase

Spring is the time for pink peonies and bright ranunculus and happy daffodils. Place those blooms of a pink alabaster vase like this and you’ll have the ultimate vision of the season. (via Terrain)

Sea blue vase

Winter might give you the blues, but these blue bud vases will chase the blues away. Fill them with contrasting florals and you’ll be happy to display them all year round. (via Anthropologie)

Ice cream cone vase

I scream, you scream, we all scream for… flowers! This adorable cone vase definitely belongs in your home. And on your desk. And in every gift bag you’ll give to your friends this year. (via Lulu and Georgia)

Tall zinc vase

You can’t go wrong when it’s metallic. Having a large vase in your home will allow you to create draping masterpieces with branches and vines and best of all, lilacs. (via Terrain)

Gradient bud vase

While you may not be able to afford every single vase in this gorgeous cool gradient collection, the idea is definitely worth replicating with whatever vases you can find. I approve this especially in seaside homes. (via West Elm)

Blush geometric vase

A pink gem won’t go amiss, no matter what color blooms you put inside. Put one on your dining room table and another on your nightstand. There’s no better way to infuse happiness into your mornings. (via Anthropologie)

Sketched owl vase

Isn’t this owl vase adorable? He promises to keep even the most delicate blooms bright and safe. And when the flowers are gone, you’ll have a hard time putting him away. (via Bloomingdales)

Printed jug vase

For the country home dwellers, sometimes you just need a big jug that will hold whatever you place inside, no matter how large. This pretty blue patterned jug will do it. (via Anthropologie)

Gold patterned vase

A gold patterned vase like this is just perfect for holding the budding blooms at your desk. Whether it’s your home office or a cubicle, it will absolutely bring a new light to things. (via Lulu and Georgia)

Simple glass vase

Ever think to yourself how just a simple clear vase would do? These simple clear vases are just what you’re looking for. They’ll hold your bouquets in style while directing all the attention to the blooms. (via Urban Outfitters)


DIY contact paper vase

The best DIYs are the ones you can throw together ten minutes before guests arrive. Pimp out a vase you already have by adding black contact paper in a geometric pattern. It’s simple and will give your blooms a whole new look. (via Dream Green DIY)

DIY marbled vase

Nail polish is such a useful medium for crafting. Use your favorite shade to marble a plain white vase. No one will ever know you made it yourself. (via Place of My Taste)

DIY paper bag vase

Maybe this isn’t a vase itself, but it’s definitely a vase upgrade! Place your flower filled vase inside a painted paper bag for a slouchy casual look. They’ll be perfect on your coffee table for Easter brunch. (via Craftberry Bush)

DIY perfume vase

Don’t throw away those pretty perfume bottles! When you’ve finished the scent, repurpose the bottle into a bud vase that will make a lovely touch on your nightstand. (via DIY Decorator)

DIY grid sticker vases

Looking for an affordable yet chic DIY to upgrade a boring vase that’s sitting in your cupboard? Use metallic line stickers to make an abstract grid on a square vase. It will take you two minutes and will possibly be the chic-est DIY you’ve ever done. (via Monster Circus)

DIY copper vase

Copper lovers, this one’s for you. Glue some copper caps together and secure test tubes inside for a simple yet lovely vase that’s perfect for all your floral finds. (via Encourage Fashion)

DIY colorblock vases

It’s a fact that you win with color-block anything. These pastel vases are no different. Use wood grained contact paper and pastel paint to make the prettiest Easter vases anyone ever saw. And everyone will ask you for one. (via Sarah Hearts)

DIY bark vase

Give your rustic side a chance to shine by wrapping a vase in bark. I will argue that this may be the best way to display your flowers this year. (via Journey Into Creativity)

DIY face vase

Have you noticed that vases with faces have been popping up all over social media? Use puff paint to make your own smiley flower holder. It will become your go to vase, I promise. (via At Home In Love)

DIY speckled vase

Another trend on the rise is the speckled ceramics. You can create your own speckled ceramic look with some paint and a vase you already own. When it dries, you’ll officially be part of the in crowd. (via Burkatron)