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American Flag Jars

By: Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff
Kindra Boroff

I have a Bachelors degree in Marketing from Georgia State University and I have always had an interest in art & design. I have a three beautiful children and a wonderful husband whom encourages and sparks my creativity. I am thankful to be able to stay at home with my children and be able to work on my crafts. I am always amazed what I have learned from my children about being creative I love to turn anything old & new into something creative.

Show your love of country with these burlap-wrapped mason jars.
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Skill Level: Intermediate


PLAID Supplies
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Too Blue, 2 oz.
  • Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz.
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Other Supplies
Large mason jars
¾” painters tape
Hot glue
1” flat brush
Star template


  1. 1. Cut three burlap 5 ½” x 3” pieces.
  2. Using the flat brush paint one piece Too Blue leaving the burlap edges to show. Repeat the same steps with the other two using White.
  3. Stencil the star on the blue piece with White. 
  4. Tape off horizontal stripes on the other burlap pieces and paint the stripes Flag Red. 
  5. Wrap the burlap around the jars and hot glue in place. 
  6. Trace the jar lid on burlap. Cut to size and hot glue to lid as shown. Paint each lid with White. 
  7. Stencil the star in the center of each lid with Too Blue.
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