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DIY Mason Jar

This DIY Mason jar makes the perfect gift for coworkers, friends and family.
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Skill Level: Beginner


FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Engine Red, 2 oz.
Item #2948
This is the only paint you'll ever need! Paint wood, glass, ceramic, metal, terra cotta, rigid plastic, canvas, styrofoam, slate, paper mache and fabric with the same bottle. Our patented, self-sealing formula offers superior coverage for fewer coats and quicker drying times. With a dishwasher-safe satin finish, this water-based non-toxic formula resists moisture and rust comes in a wide color palette including basics and trend-right shades.

Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz.
Item #CS15059
Your projects are easier to clean with the new top-rack dishwasher safe formula.

Other Supplies
Rubbing alcohol
Blank mason jar
Recollections® Sugar Plum paper pad 297342
Flat paint brush
Masking tape 1/4” wide
Craft knife


Get the supplies you need to make this project from your local Michaels!

  1. Clean entire glass surface with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Cut out various sizes of red & white snowflakes from the paper pad with scissors and the craft knife.
  3. Apply Mod Podge to back of snowflakes and place randomly on to the jar.  Smooth in place.
  4. Use masking tape to outline each snowflake shape, placing tape 1/4” away from the edges of the snowflakes.
  5. Apply Mod Podge to surface of snowflakes, going up to the tape lines.
  6. Let dry 1-2 hours and add 2-3 coats.
  7. Remove masking tape.  You can use the craft knife to cut around the tap edges (before pulling off the tape) to get a clean straight line.
  8. Paint jar ring with Engine Red.  Let paint dry.
  9. Cut a circle out of the snowflake paper to insert in to the jar lid.
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