DIY Beautiful Vintage Bed Spring Centerpieces

4:30:00 AM

Hanging out in the workshop and just creating from what I have at hand is one of my favorite things to do. 

DIY Beautiful Vintage Bed Spring Centerpieces

Putting together a little bit of this and a little bit of that sparks my creativity and usually results in something fun. 


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Today I'm starting with a pile of vintage bed springs in all different shapes and sizes. 

                           DIY Beautiful Vintage Spring Centerpieces

On top of each spring I made a nest. 

I used raffia on a few...

I wrapped the raffia around my hand a few times to form a nest then using a hot glue gun I attached it to the top of the bed spring. 

DIY Beautiful Vintage Bed Spring Centerpiece Projects

On top of the raffia I added a pre-made nest on one and the other some faux flower sprigs and colored Easter eggs.


Beautiful Vintage Bed Spring Centerpieces

On the top of another spring I used a huge faux flower from my collections then added one of the mini farmhouse wreaths I made a while back. 

To that I added moss, sprigs of faux flowers, and more Easter eggs. 

Here is an easy way to create speckled eggs that can be done on faux eggs for this project as well.

(I think this one might be my favorite)

DIY Beautiful Vintage Bed Spring Centerpieces

Each spring was tied with a drop cloth bow. I cut strips of painter's drop cloth, frayed the edges then tied a bow. 

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I had one vintage wire egg cup I couldn't help but embellish while I was at it. Spanish moss, an egg, a carrot and a bow were all it needed to become adorable.

DIY Beautiful Vintage Bed Spring and egg cup Centerpieces

Fun times creating in the basement workshop keeps me grounded and my projects are selling fast at Backstreet Antiques in Huntington, NY.  

DIY Beautiful Vintage Bed Spring Centerpieces

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9 comments

  1. Adorable, Susan! You had me at springs, but this idea is just meant to be!

    I've featured you this weekend on DIY Salvaged Junk Projects. Thanks for linking up! :)

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    1. Thanks so much Donna I can not wait to see the feature :)

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  2. Where did you get the old springs??

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    1. You can find old springs at garage sales, antique stores or on Ebay.

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  3. Susan, I remember falling in love with these the first time I saw them and I love them even more the second time. Visiting from our friend Mary, The Boondocks Blog. Using bed springs is genious and how you decorated the nests sitting on top them is gorgeous. Pinning again 😊

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    1. Thank you so much Marie! They were so fun to make and they sold when I had a shop in a weekend! :)

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  4. Your project is so darn cute, such a nice spring center piece!!!
    I have Pinned to keep and share!!! I would love to have you visit and share your blog and projects on Oh My Heartsie Girls Friday Features linkup!

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  5. I absolutely love these! I would like to know if, on the one that looks like it has a faux sunflower beneath the nest, did you just attach the whole flower, or is it altered to fit?

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