All you need is an old vase, plaster bandages, a fabric flower and white paint. The result: an extraordinary object that looks beautiful with or without flowers.
Plaster flower

Plaster flower

All you need is an old vase, plaster bandages, a fabric flower and white paint. The result: an extraordinary object that looks beautiful with or without flowers.



  • a bellied vase
  • plaster bandages
  • a bowl with water
  • a fabric flower
  • a painting board
  • rubber gloves
  • scissors
  • white spray paint
  • tesa® All-Purpose Glue

How it´s done:

We need: 
a bellied vase, plaster bandages, a bowl with water, fabric flower, painting board, rubber gloves, scissors, white spray paint, tesa® All-Purpose Glue
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We need: a bellied vase, plaster bandages, a bowl with water, fabric flower, painting board, rubber gloves, scissors, white spray paint, tesa® All-Purpose Glue

01

Overview of materials

Cut the plaster bandages in vase length + 2 cm.
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Cut the plaster bandages in vase length + 2 cm.

02

Cut the plaster bandages in vase length + 2 cm.

Briefly dip the plaster bandages into cold water.
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Briefly dip the plaster bandages into cold water.

03

Briefly dip the plaster bandages into cold water.

Now place one end of the wet plaster bandage even at the bottom of the vase; bend the remaining part on the top side into the opening. Repeat until the vase is fully covered with plaster bandages. Smoothen the surface. 
Allow the vase to dry.
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Now place one end of the wet plaster bandage even at the bottom of the vase; bend the remaining part on the top side into the opening. Repeat until the vase is fully covered with plaster bandages. Smoothen the surface. Allow the vase to dry.

04

Now place one end of the wet plaster bandage even at the bottom of the vase; bend the remaining part on the top side into the opening. Repeat until the vase is fully covered with plaster bandages. Smoothen the surface. Allow the vase to dry.

Apply tesa® All-Purpose Glue to the backside of the flower.
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Apply tesa® All-Purpose Glue to the backside of the flower.

05

Apply tesa® All-Purpose Glue to the backside of the flower.

Glue the flower on the vase. Allow the glue to dry with the vase lying on one side, so the flower will not slip.
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Glue the flower on the vase. Allow the glue to dry with the vase lying on one side, so the flower will not slip.

06

Glue the flower on the vase. Allow the glue to dry with the vase lying on one side, so the flower will not slip.

Once all is well dried up, finish the vase with white spray paint.
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Once all is well dried up, finish the vase with white spray paint.

07

Once all is well dried up, finish the vase with white spray paint.

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