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05/03/2012 08:35 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

Craft Of The Day: Paint Swirl Vases That Mimic Venetian Glass

You don't even need a paint brush to make this Craft Of The Day -- just swirl a few drops of paint inside a glass vase. The colors will blend together to create a unique look that instantly livens up a table or mantle. Seriously, it's that easy! Keep reading for the how-to.

Photo by Kate Riley of Centsational Girl

What You'll Need:
Glass vase
Acrylic paint in different colors
Paper towels

How To Make It:
1. Choose one paint color of your choice and squeeze a few drops into the bottom of your vase.
2. Twist and turn the vase so that the paint runs down the sides. Repeat this process with your other colors until the entire vase is covered. For a swirled look, do not let your paint dry between coats.
3. Turn the vase upside down on a paper towel to let any excess paint run out.
4. Let the vase dry completely for 24 hours.

For the full tutorial, visit Centsational Girl. And, be sure to check out the other great crafts in our Craft Of The Day slideshow below.

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