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Personalized Father's Day Gift for Kids - Jar Full of Love

By: Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis was destined to be an artist…at least that was what she was told from Kindergarten on. Born outside of Cleveland, Ohio, she was blessed to have been given an incredible art education all through her school years and from her creative and talented parents. Growing up in a world where every day brought some new creative adventure, it was no surprise that she went on to graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a B.F.A. in graphic design. Her professional life included working in many fields from industrial advertising to American Greetings. Most gratifying was working as a designer for the largest craft company, Plaid Enterprises in Georgia where she now resides.She paints and creates felt soft sculptures inspired by said paintings and now sells them through her shop STELLALOLA on Etsy. She is inspired by many things around her…most importantly, a wonderful family, an insanely happy German Shepherd and one stoic Alaskan Malamut.
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Supplies

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - White, 2 oz.
Item #21954E
Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint makes your projects even more fun and easier. It provides the same results as the Original Apple Barrel paint with the added value of multi-surface coverage. Indoor/outdoor and dishwasher-safe. Great for tin, terracotta, paper mache, canvas, wood, plaster, rigid plastic, fabric, concrete, glass, and ceramics.

$1.39

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Nectarine, 2 oz.
Item #21960E
Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint makes your projects even more fun and easier. It provides the same results as the Original Apple Barrel paint with the added value of multi-surface coverage. Indoor/outdoor and dishwasher-safe. Great for tin, terracotta, paper mache, canvas, wood, plaster, rigid plastic, fabric, concrete, glass, and ceramics.

$1.39

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Atlantis, 2 oz.
Item #21971E
Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint makes your projects even more fun and easier. It provides the same results as the Original Apple Barrel paint with the added value of multi-surface coverage. Indoor/outdoor and dishwasher-safe. Great for tin, terracotta, paper mache, canvas, wood, plaster, rigid plastic, fabric, concrete, glass, and ceramics.

$1.39

Apple Barrel ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Deep Navy, 2 oz.
Item #21976E
Apple Barrel Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint makes your projects even more fun and easier. It provides the same results as the Original Apple Barrel paint with the added value of multi-surface coverage. Indoor/outdoor and dishwasher-safe. Great for tin, terracotta, paper mache, canvas, wood, plaster, rigid plastic, fabric, concrete, glass, and ceramics.

$1.39

Other Supplies
Glass mason jar
Foam spouncer
Liner brush #1
Gift tag
Baker’s twine
Fine point black marker
Tape
Craft knife
Rubbing alcohol
Water basin
Foam plates
Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Wash mason jar with mild soap and water. Dry and wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any leftover residue.
  2. Tape off neck of jar and apply Atlantis with foam spouncer. Apply additional coats if needed allowing dry time between applications.
  3. Score along tape line with craft knife before removing tape to prevent any paint pulling up.
  4. Apply Navy Blue to a child's hand with foam spouncer. Place hand on jar and press. Paint index finger with Nectarine and create one half of a heart. Repeat to create other half. Create a second heart on the gift tag in same manner.
  5. Use liner brush to paint a string with White.
  6. Write sentiment on gift tag with black marker.
  7. Wrap twine around neck of jar and through tag. Tie with a bow.
Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.