Apr 18, 2013 | Post by: Meghan 6 Comments

Trader Joe’s Bag Challenge: Project 4 – “Clay” Vase

It is hard to believe I (at one time) worked at CB2 for a hot second.  Even though I didn’t work there long, the one skill I took away from that gig was how to put tissue paper in gift bags.  Yes, I know how to properly fluff tissue paper in gift bags so it looks profesh.  Thank you, CB2.! So, when I get emails from CB2 I always check out their latest stock.  I love their mix of traditional and modern décor.   I saw the below clay vases and was inspired to do my own version using my trusty Trader Joe’s Bag.  Check it out!

CB2{Photo credit: CB2}

Supplies:

– Trader Joe’s bag

– Clear vase

– Mod Podge

– Paint brush

– Scissors (optional) 

Trader Joe's Bag{Step 1}: Rip (or cut) pieces of your Trader Joe’s bag.  Anything goes!  I did varying sizes and shapes.  I probably used about one side of my bag for all of my paper pieces.

Trader Joe's Bag

{Step 2}: Dip your paint brush into your Mod Podge and cover the back of your  piece of paper.  Make sure you put glue on the printed side of your paper.  Repeat this until you have covered your entire vase.

Trader Joe's Bag

Trader Joe's Bag

{Step 3}: Once your entire vase is covered, let the glue dry.

Trader Joe's Bag

{Step 4}: Take your Mod Podge and “paint” over all of the paper covering your vase.  Let your glue dry.

Trader Joe's Bag

Trader Joe's Bag Trader Joe's Bag

{Photo credit: CB2}

6 Comments to Trader Joe’s Bag Challenge: Project 4 – “Clay” Vase

  1. meghansilva
    April 18, 2013 1:03 pm

    Wow that looks simple and the end result is so gorgeous.

    Meghan Silva’s Blog

  2. i.s.
    April 18, 2013 1:55 pm

    this seriously blew my mind – so brilliant!
    darling blog you have xx
    http://www.vicariousLA.com

  3. whitney
    April 19, 2013 12:04 am

    I love that you reused the TJ’s bag – I always read and laugh about that quote they have on them ‘is framing the bag recycling’ or something like that. Looks great!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  • Follow on Bloglovin
  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Press

  • Recent Pins

    Pacas™ | Women's Crew...
    Shop Lake Michigan art by DJ available on an array of unique Wall Art and more....
    Buy Lake Michigan Boardwalk Framed Art Print by Alicia Magnuson. Worldwide shipping available at Society6.com. Just one of millions of high quality products available....
    Shop this pair of framed natural wall art pieces. The skyscape in a neutral color palette adds a tranquil tone to your wall art decor....
    Through the Trees Framed Wall Art by Minted for West Elm...
    How-To Archives - Page 3 of 23 - Think.Make.Share....
    Felt + Vinyl Kumquat Wreath Tutorial // www.deliacreates.com...
    ...
    Crepe Paper Anemone White Single Stem Paper Flowers...
    Crepe Pine Needle Wreath - Lia Griffith...
    Crepe Paper Anemone Holiday Wreath...
    Handmade crepe paper mistletoe bunch hanging Christmas | Etsy...
    This 8 pack of luxury Christmas tags are a contemporary collection of 4 hand brush-lettered designs printed onto matte white or gold 300gsm cardstock.  The tags are printed single sided for you to add your own personal message. The pack contains two of each stylish designs: • All wrapped up • Merry and Bright • Joyeux Noel • Peace, Love & Joy If you would like a combination of the white and gold tags you can opt for the combination pack which is one set of each (16 tags in total). Printed on...
    This quirky, fun but naughty...gift tag pack contains 6 papercut gift tags from Allihopa's NEW papercut collection, We dispatch all of our tags within 1-2 days and use royal mail first class delivery as our standard delivery. Royal mail state this could take between 24 -72 hours, however on busy periods there can be a slight delay. Please consider that the NOTHS delivery date is subject to this, and is an estimate only. Each pack contains a mixture of the 6 overall designs (1 of each design). Ea...
    ...