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Jar Candle Makeover with Mod Podge

Add personalization to a jar candle with Mod Podge and decorative paper. P.S. They make great gifts.

At a Glance:

#5540 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo

Mod Podge ® Podgeable Metal Blanks

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic, Sepia 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Jar Candle, Scissors, Scrapbook paper, Twine


  1. Remove the label on the candle by either peeling it off or soaking it off. 
  2. Trim your paper to fit around the jar. Add a little extra to the end for overlapping. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the paper and position onto the candle. Smooth with your fingers and apply a top-coat of Mod Podge to seal the paper. 
  3. To make the hanging pendant. You will need to Mod Podge a small piece of paper into the pendant frame. Once dry, top-coat with Dimensional Magic. 
  4. Tie the pendant to the candle with a piece of twine. 
Tip: Decorated candles are prefect hostess and holiday gifts. Look for clearance candles and they add your style!

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