Homemade Nautical Rope Vase

Make this simple DIY Nautical Rope Vase with supplies you can easily find at Dollar Tree!

DIY Dollar Tree Nautical Rope Vase

Do you ever see something in the store and think I can make that for way cheaper? This nautical rope vase is one of those projects that you can! Not only is it cheaper to make at home, this project is also incredibly easy. Even if you have no crafting skills you can make this vase 😉

Tips for Making a DIY Nautical Rope Vase

When picking out nautical rope to use for this project I would suggest going for a chunkier rope. You can also do this with a thinner rope. If you decide to use a thinner rope, be mindful as you apply hot glue so that it doesn’t show in the cracks of the rope.

As you apply the rope make sure to press it down into the previous wrap to get a nice full look.

How to Make a Homemade Nautical Rope Vase

Let’s get crafting! Below is our written tutorial.

Yield: 1 Vase

Nautical Rope Vase

Nautical Rope Vase

Make this simple nautical rope vase with supplies you can easily find at Dollar Tree!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $5


  • 2 Nautical Ropes
  • Large Fishbowl Vase
  • Glue Sticks
  • Floral Foam
  • Fake Flowers


  • Scissors
  • Glue Gun


  1. Clean the vase of any dust, dirt, or stickers.
  2. Start by applying a line of hot glue along the bottom of the
    vase and applying the nautical rope ( tip: the glue dries quickly on glass so don’t do to long of a line of hot glue or you will have to peel it off).
  3. Keep applying the glue and wrapping the nautical rope around the vase until the rope ends.
  4. When the rope ends, attach the next rope where you left off,
    keep gluing and wrapping until you reach the top.
  5. Trim the floral foam to fit into the bottom of your vase and then place it in the vase. You can secure the floral foam with hot glue if desired but it isn't necessary.
  6. Arrange your flowers in your vase and enjoy!


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