Upcycling: The Oatmeal Cylinder Vase August 23, 2011 DIY, Floral, Floral Tutorials, Home Decor, Home Decor Tutorials 4 Comments 7740 We go through a lot of oatmeal in this house, and I always think about doing something with those perfectly good cardboard cylinders. Finally it hit me- I could cover one with paper rosettes! Following the same procedure used for my book page wreath, I turned this not so nice cylinder… Into this stunning vase… Of course the cardboard is not watertight, so I just arranged the flowers in a narrower glass vase and plopped it inside my new beauty! What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done to an oatmeal canister? 4 Responses Ashley @ DesignBuildLove.co August 23, 2011 can’t say I’ve done anything crazy with an oatmeal canister, but I LOVE your rosette vase! Reply Lovely Crafty Home August 24, 2011 Thanks Ashley! Reply Alisha August 31, 2011 I like it! I made a camera with an oatmeal container when I was in high school, for a class project. It didnt work, lol. I would love to try it again. More recently, my son and I made a rocket out of an oatmeal container and some foam sheets. He loved it. Here is a link to my blog entry about it! http://bumblebeesandmemories.blogspot.com/search/label/rocket%20ship Reply A Pumpkin Assortment October 10, 2011 […] course we have the requisite book page pumpkin (see other book page projects here, here, and […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website CAPTCHA Code * Check here to Subscribe to notifications for new posts Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.