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Old 09-12-2018, 04:36 PM
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Decorative Shopping Bag Vase

This is a decorative craft. Not sure if this is the right forum for it or not.

I am coating plain brown miniature shopping bags with several coats of acrylic medium and then doing a final coat of decorative flow acrylic paint. Then the bag is mounted on a porcelain subway tile. The end result is a one of a kind decorative flower vase.

The bag is heavily coated and will not tear and is probably waterproof, but I am using a glass insert for the water and flowers. The pictures should make it clear.

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Old 09-13-2018, 05:20 PM
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Re: Decorative Shopping Bag Vase

151 views and no comments. I was hoping to get some feedback about this/these.
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Re: Decorative Shopping Bag Vase

super quiet here so i don't check in very often

it's a pretty 'vase' - could i trust it on a teak table? it's that question alone that would deter me from purchasing or constructing one.

and i have a pretty vast array of clear glass vases that i enjoy very much.

but yeah, it is pretty

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Re: Decorative Shopping Bag Vase

Thanks, so much for your comments, La. You CAN trust it on a teak table because it comes with a glass insert (as seen in the picture). Yes, even though it should be waterproof, I am using a glass insert for the waters and flowers.
I currently have this one for sale on eBay...no action yet.
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Re: Decorative Shopping Bag Vase

ah, i inferred that you were personally using the insert, not including it with the 'package' sale. knowing that, it's become basically a two for one sale - live flowers in the vase, dried flowers in the 'bag'.

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