Test tubes aren’t only for experiments, they can become part of your home decor. The first thought that comes to your mind, I bet, is a vase made of a test tube, and you are right: they are perfect to hold blooms! We’ve gathered some cool DIYs to show you how to make such vases, I hope you’ll find something you like here.
This DIY was inspired by the hanging test tube installations and it would make a lovely ceiling display, hanging over a dinner table, or even a photo backdrop! Depending on where you hang it, you’d just need to adjust the length of the fishing line. You can hang this display from the ceiling or from the molding over a doorway. It can become a backdrop or even a wedding decoration, especially for spring or summer to refresh the space.
Faceted and geometric decor is very trendy right now, that’s why these bud vases are a gorgeous idea. The vases are made of wood pieces that are given a geometric look and a shabby chic feel plus test tubes inside. Bring a fresh modern feel to your space with these chic vases.
There’s something about the shape of clear test tubes that just begs for a DIY…. so here’s a fun test tube vase project for you. This one is unique in that it is mounted to the wall – making it perfect for anyone who lives in a small apartment or doesn’t have very much surface area to display plants or flowers. I love the idea of attaching the tubes to the board with leather as this is a very cool and trendy material to use in home decor. Add a bit of edge to your space with these vases!
If you need an airy and lightweight flower display, here it is! This shelf is made of a piece of wood, with yarn and the vases are done with test tubes. The test tubes are tall, so you may be able to put tall stems in there or just use greenery and leaves. It’s a perfect display for spring or summer, refresh your home with this simple piece and blooms or foliage.
This simple bud vase is perfect for everyone (science lover or not) and can easily be customized using your favorite colors and flowers. Although it may look complicated, it really only takes a few craft essentials and a drill to bring these DIY test tube bud vases to life. You’ll need a piece of wood as holder and some test tubes that can be personalized with bold shades. Display succulents, blooms, greenery and enjoy the bright look.
These vases plus a holder is a cool and very fast DIY for your home. You would never guess that this DIY is made for test tubes from the dollar store! This project costs less than $5 to make! Even less if you already have the spray paint. Read the tutorial and rush to make these cuties for cheap. Enjoy!
Here’s an ultra-modern vase for every kind of bloom or greenery. The piece is made of a concrete slice, which is a holder for a test tube. Such a vase is ideal for a minimalist or industrial space, concrete decor is extremely popular and very durable. You may also paint it to give it a color that matches your space, and the contrast between fresh greenery and concrete looks wow.
This vase is similar to the previous craft but it comprises many test tubes, so you’ll be able to create a whole display – take a bouquet and disassemble it to get maximum. Read the tutorial to shape a proper piece of concrete that fits your space and enjoy your installation placing it wherever you want.
Tube vases are popular these days because they correspond to the minimalist style which is on top. But why spending tons of money on a tube vase by a famous designer when you can create one yourself? What I totally love about this vase is that it’s made of a wooden stand and the test tubes are spray painted – yes, you won’t see how much water is in there but you get a solid color and a different look. Get inspired!
Learn to make this easy DIY test tube bud vase using small pieces of scrap wood. Great quick project that makes gorgeous decor mounted on the wall! The combo of dark stained wood and clear test tubes is very contrasting and bold. If you are using real flowers, it is easy to take them off to change out the water. These are so easy and quick to make and look so pretty!
This vase shows off the nature of test tubes – it’s a copper chemist vase, which reminds of laboratory tube holders. The piece is made of wood, copper holders and two test tubes of a different length – the asymmetry is ideal to give it a more modern and fresh feel. This is a very bold and modern piece for your greenery and blooms and it looks nice even without them.
Quick setting cement is so versatile and since it can be painted in a whole array of colours you can really go crazy colourful with it or keep it industrial depending on your preference! Here’s a tutorial to show you how you can jazz up your place names with concrete, paint and test tubes! Such a faceted craft is ideal for a party or for home decor, make some bright vases and get inspired!