I personally can’t help but feel this vase was the icing on the cake for our kitchen reveal. I struggled for so long to find just the right decor for on top of our range mantel shelf.
Joint Compound sticks pretty well to any surface. I would like to see if it would adhere to a glass vase, but I am not totally sure. But it stuck like glue to this somewhat textured vase. Definitely something worth experimenting on, but just find a vase with the shape you desire.
We had some already mixed up, so I just used some latex gloves and my hands to wipe it all over the vase.
Once the joint compound was very dry, I took it outside and sanded it down until it was as smooth as I wanted, and with enough remaining texture that I wanted.
I used a mixture of 3 colors of acrylic craft paint. I used a dark brown acrylic paint to cover the entire surface. I knew this wasn’t my desired finished color, but I wanted to be able to sand it down and have some dark show through.