What to Make With a Rusty Spring

I love everything about rusty springs.

Test tubes wrapped in rusty springs

For today's project I cut an extra large rusty springs in half and screwed them to an old piece of drift wood.

Two Rusty Spring Vases on reclaimed wood

As you're reading through this post please pay attention to the bold blue links that will take you to more information and the products I used for this project. Also the READ MORE sections will take you to related Homeroad projects. 

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After inserting 2 thin glass vases into the springs, I had the perfect rustic little vase stand. That is all there is to it! 

You can read all about how and where I found the rusty springs by visiting the bold link. It was an interesting story! 


Rusty Spring test tube Vase on reclaimed wood with a vintage tag

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 with a tulip in the test tube


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Bloom where you are planted sign and a 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. 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!

  5. 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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