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Crackled Glass Apothecary Jar

Use FolkArt Home Décor Chalk to add a beautiful crackle effect to an apothecary jar.

At a Glance:

#5715 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Bark...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Metallic Acrylic Paints...

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.29
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Bavarian, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Java, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
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FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.09
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instructions

Other Supplies

Glass apothecary jar with lid 18” tall, Tape, Flat brush ½”, Liner brush #1, JuteScissors, Glue, Craft knife, Rubbing alcohol, Water basin, Foam plates, Paper towels

Instructions

  1. Wash jar with mild soap and water. Dry and wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any residue.
  2. Tape off knob on lid, approximately two inches from top of jar and three inches from bottom.
  3.  Paint taped off areas and lid with Java. Apply several coats allowing drying time in between.
  4. Apply crackle medium in a slip slap pattern over Java. Let dry thoroughly referring to bottle instructions.
  5. In same slip slap pattern, apply Bavarian over crackle medium. Do not paint over any areas already painted. Paint will crack as it dries.
  6. Use craft knife to score along tape before removing to prevent paint pulling up.
  7. Paint knob with Coffee Latte. Allow to dry before painting bottom part of knob Bark Brown creating an acorn.
  8. Paint lines on an angle around lid of acorn with liner brush and 14K Gold. Repeat in the opposite direction.
  9. Cut a length of jute and wrap around bottom of knob. Secure with glue.

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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.

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