How to Make a Faux Depression Glass Spring Vase

       When someone offers me old light fixtures I jump on it! 

How to repurpose a light into a Spring vase

This is the light fixture that came out of my friend's bathroom remodel. 

Recently I made a sea glass colored candle using those beautiful flower shaped light globes. 

Today I'm using another one of the flower globes and a glass sugar dispenser to create a pretty Spring vase. 

How to Make a Faux Depression Glass Spring Vase

I made the secret recipe in yellow this time. 

You can find the recipe for teal blue mixture in the last post

Paint 2 coats letting it dry between coats. 

How to Make a DIY Faux Depression Glass Spring Vase

It dries to a beautiful clear yellow and looks a lot like depression glass. 

I sprayed the finished pieces with a spray sealer

DIY faux depression glass

I attached the flower top to the sugar container with E6000 glue then tied the center with a buffalo check ribbon

DIY faux depression glass flower vase

It makes a beautiful Spring flower vase with the look of
vintage depression glass. 

DIY faux yellow depression glass flower vase

Faux yellow depression glass flower vase

Faux depression glass flower 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. I see what you mean great minds think alike. Love your vases and a good example of an other way to colour them.

  2. Gosh Susan, I love them in yellow too. Still haven't tried it but this idea is still on my Must Try List! Pinned this one too 😊

  3. That is such a great repurpose of those two items and the color is perfect for spring.


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