Rope Vase | 33 DIY Gifts You Can Make In Less Than An Hour............... Here you will need : Tin cans of various sizes, Rope, and a hot glue gun. 1. Apply some glue at the base of the can and wrap your rope around it, Continue to do this until you reach the top. 2. Let it dry. 3. Put a jar on the inside of the new rope vase and add your flowers! Such a great idea for a quick centerpiece a BBQ.