What to Do With a Rusty Spring

I love everything about rusty springs.

Rusty Spring Vase

I cut an extra large rusty springs in half and screwed them to an old piece of drift wood.

Rusty Spring Vase on reclaimed wood

After inserting 2 thin glass vases into the springs, 
I had the perfect rustic little vase stand.

Rusty Spring test tube Vase on reclaimed wood

The only thing that could make this vase better
is the very cool vintage tag I created using a graphic from Angie at Knick of Time.

Rusty test tube Vase on reclaimed wood

A beautifully rustic place to hold some spring flowers.

Test tube Vase on reclaimed wood

Bloom where you are planted bed spring vase


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .


  1. Cute! You have the greatest ideas!

    Happy Hump Day..

  2. Love the industrial look, and love the quote! xoKathleen

  3. I have some rusty springs that are missing a little something. Have to try this!


  4. Hi Susan, just stopping by to say how delightful your blog is. Thanks so much for sharing. I have recently found your blog and am now following you, and will visit often. Please stop by my blog and perhaps you would like to follow me also. Have a wonderful day. Hugs, Chris

  5. I love rusty old springs too, and love what you did with yours! So glad you could use my graphic to make such a cute tag, Susan!

  6. What an awesome project. Where did you find the glass vases?

    1. The bud vases were found at the thrift store :)

    2. I added a link to similar test tube vases.


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