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Tetra Pak Wall Vases

Cut into shape and covered with patterned papers, Tetra Paks, which are inherently waterproof, get a second chance – They turn into unique DIY hanging vases and embellish any wall

Level of difficulty Leisurely inspiration
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We need:

Empty Tetra Paks in different sizes ruler permanent felt-tip pen scissors cutter brush ø 5 mm punch pliers chalk color matching patterned paper tesa® Double-sided Adhesive Tape Eco Fixation tesa® Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster (1kg) tesa® Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster (2kg)

This Is How We Do It:

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For these upcycled wall vases we need:

Empty Tetra Paks in different sizes, ruler, permanent felt-tip pen, scissors, cutter, brush, ø 5 mm punch pliers, chalk color, matching patterned paper, tesa® Double-sided Adhesive Tape Eco Fixation, tesa® Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster (1kg), tesa® Adhesive Nail for Wallpaper & Plaster (2kg).

 

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Draw a vase opening on the washed out Tetra Paks using the felt-tip pen and the ruler. The back side of the vase should be about 2.5 cm higher than the front.

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Cut out the opening with the cutter.

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Paint the Tetra Paks with chalk paint in several thin layers until the color covers the vase perfectly and allow to dry.

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Apply a banderole made of patterned paper at the bottom of the vase.  Measure the area to be covered in the desired size. Cover the back side of the paper with double-sided adhesive tape and cut to size. Peel-off the protective film from the adhesive tape.

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Glue the paper banderole onto the vase.

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Punch a hole on the back side, about 1.5 cm from the upper rim.

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Depending on the size of the vase apply an adhesive nail for 1 or 2 kg on the wall according to the instructions on the packaging. Hang the finished Tetra Pak flower vase on the adhesive nail.

tesa products required for this project