May 24 2010

Succulents Under Glass

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Re-fashioned Floral Vases

Showcase Succulents in a Modern

Tablescape.

 

SHOPPING LIST

Design Master Black Chrome 239

3 sq glass vases (a stock floral item often found at the flea market)

3 – 3” succulents

1 small bag soil

1 small bag natural pebbles

Painter’s tape

Newspaper

 

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TECHNIQUE

  1. Protect area from overspray with newspaper.
  2. Ensure vases are clean. Mask the top third of vase with masking tape.
  3. Invert vase on protected area. Approximately 12″ from the surface, spray the vase with Black Chrome in parallel, back and forth strokes. Apply 1 light coat which will appear translucent. Let dry. Apply a second coat. When dry, remove the masking tape.
  4. Plant succulents in vase with the soil line below the paint line. Top dress with small natural pebbles.

Project Tip: For ease of application, set the vases on a plastic turntable and rotate while spraying. Modern Metals produces a scratch-resistant durable finish on hard surfaces, including glassware!