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Mason Jar Wall Decor

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

Craft a fun decor piece using buttons, Mod Podge, and a cool Plaid surface.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Canvas Panel, 10" x 10"
Item #12752
Wood canvas panels are perfect for a variety of project types including decoupage and painting. Wood panels offer a solid surface to paint on and are simple to hang and display.

$5.99

FolkArt ® Metallics - Ice Blue, 2 oz.
Item #2588
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.

$2.59

FolkArt ® Metallics - Gunmetal Gray, 2 oz.
Item #667
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.

$2.59

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.

$1.29

Mod Podge ® Ultra Matte Chalk Finish, 8 oz.
Item #CS24911
Trend right Ultra Matte Chalk finish. Brushes on smoothly without visible brushstrokes.

$7.99

Other Supplies
1" Flat brush
Liner brush
Scrapbook paper – Button theme
Buttons
Pencil
Scissors
Hot glue
Sandpaper
Water basin
Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Sand the wood piece edges until smooth. Paint the inside of the mason jar in Ice Blue. Paint the raised edge and lid opening in Gunmetal Gray. Let dry.
  2. Lay the canvas over the scrapbook paper and trace around. Cut out and apply to the surface of the canvas with Ultra Matte. Smooth out with a top coat of Ultra Matte. Let dry.
  3. Attach the mason jar with hot glue. Apply the buttons inside the jar with hot glue.
  4. Sand the edges of the scrapbook background for a distressed look. The perfect piece for that craft collector's studio!
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