How to Make a Faux Depression Glass Spring Vase

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

light fixture with frosted flowers


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. 

Dollar store sugar dispensers and flowers from light fixture

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. 

painting yellow Mod Podge recipe


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

I sprayed the finished pieces with a spray sealer

clear yellow faux depression glass

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

faux depression glass flower vase with flowers and bow

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

DIY faux yellow depression glass flower vase and wooden scoop

Faux yellow depression glass flower vase

Faux depression glass flower vase and wooden scoop

yellow glass vase with bow and flowers and overlay



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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. .