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Painted Mason Jar Containers

 

TOOLS

  • Mason jars (or any empty glass jars)
  • ScotchBlue™ Painter's tape
  • Metallic gold spray paint
  • Flat black spray paint (or any matte color)
  • Optional: Hole punch (for polka dot patterns)
  • Optional: X-acto® knife and straight edge (to cut tape into thinner stripes)

Step By Step Guide:


Step 1

Remove lids, then rinse or wipe down jars to remove any dust and allow to thoroughly dry.
Put down plastic or newspaper in a well ventilated area or outside, and place your jars with the tops down. TIP: To create a steady surface on grass, use an old palette.


Step 2

Spray your jars completely with the flat black (or other matte color) paint, and allow to dry for several hours.


Step 3

Now for the fun part! Once the base paint has thoroughly dried, use ScotchBlue™ Painter's tape. to tape off sections of your jars to create patterns. If you're feeling extra creative, use a hole punch to punch out holes on pieces of tape to create polka dots. You can also use an X-acto® knife and a straight edge to cut thinner strips of tape for different sized stripes. When done taping, place your jars on your plastic or newspaper again.


Step 4

Spray the taped jars with the metallic paint. Allow to dry for several hours.


Step 5

Remove the tape and admire your new containers!


This fabulous idea is
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