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Mason Jar Ornaments

By: Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook
Suzanne Cook

Suzanne Cook’s artistic journey started at the young age of six when she won her school’s art competition.  And, the rest is history.  Her love and passion for art made her design career a foregone conclusion and she has never looked back. Suzanne refined her talent at the University of Georgia where she received a B.F.A. in Graphic Design in 1987. 

From her work to her hobbies and her day-to-day life, everything that is Suzanne is art… Her house is filled with an extensive folk art collection as well as art by herself, her husband and daughter, who both are professional artist.

Suzanne is has a reputation for creating art with a positive, whimsical spin that is always colorful and inspiring. Her dreams really did come true when she was able to become one of Plaid’s Design Inspiration Designers!

A Georgia native, Suzanne lives in Suwanee with her husband

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FolkArt ® Metallics - Silver Sterling, 2 oz.
Item #662
Premium, all-purpose shimmering metallic acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
Item #901
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home decor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Unpainted Shapes - Jar
Item #98952
The Mason Jar 3D Unpainted Layered Shape by Plaid is the perfect accent for your next craft project. Approximately 4½" x 3¾", the shape is made of precision-cut lightweight wood. Its smooth finish ensures great performance with FolkArt or Apple Barrel acrylic paints, FolkArt stencils, Mod Podge decoupage, stains and painted finishes, wood burning, or a combination of techniques. Layering adds dimension and realism to the iconic designs, and also makes painting and detailing easier. The shapes are ideal accents for a variety of craft projects and are quite special on their own. Use the shapes to add decorative embellishments to projects created with other Plaid surfaces such as frames, plaques and birdhouses.


Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic, 2 oz.
Item #CS11215
Create faux mosaic, quilt and other textures with added dimension. Dries clear and allows the full color of the surface below to show through. Works with Mod Podge, acrylic paint, dyes, pigments and more. Stay put formula won’t sag or run. Perfect for jewelry, paper crafting and accenting home décor items.


Mod Podge ® Glitter - Extreme Glitter, 8 oz.
Item #CS15066
Add extra sparkle to your next Mod Podge project! Build up multiple coats for glitter effect. Cleans up easily while wet with soap and water. Certified AP non-toxic; waterbase.


Other Supplies
½" (One-half inch) flat brush
Scrapbook paper
Tracing paper
Silver cording
Water basin
Paper towels


  1. Paint the mason jar in White. Let dry.
  2. Paint the “lid” and rim in Silver Sterling. Let dry.
  3. Trace the inside jar shape on tracing paper. Use as your guide for fitting your collage.
  4. Create a paper collage scene and Mod Podge inside the jar shape. Let dry completely.
  5. Make sure the piece is level and fill the surface with Dimensional Magic. Start on the outer edge and go around working your way to the center. Let dry overnight.
  6. Cut a piece of paper the shape of the jar for the back. Place a loop cording at the top and Mod Podge the paper to the back over the loop ends. Let dry.
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