Just in case -> dollar store vases + paint = ! Enamel Painted Vases - Paint used was PermEnamel paint in Mediterranean Blue and White (or whatever color you prefer), PermEnamel Surface Conditioner from Michael's. Full Step-by-Step Tutorial.
I did mine on one canvas painted purple with black distress marks, gold branch twigs and two toned paper flowers made with black construction paper and book pages. - -Paper flowers and branches on a canvas - amazingly beautiful idea