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DIY Halloween Apothecary Jars

Add to the spookiness of your Halloween decor with these hand painted apothecary jars. Glue plastic toy creatures to the jars for added character and bone-chilling fright.

At a Glance:

#6564 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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Other Supplies

Martha Stewart ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Gray Wolf, 2 oz. - 32079CA, Martha Stewart® 2oz Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Beetle Black - 32082CA, Martha Stewart ® Brush Sets - Stencil Brush Set - 5 pc. - 32244, Martha Stewart® Large Brush Set - 4pc - 32245, Martha Stewart® 2oz Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Craft Paint - Plum - 33502, Glue gun, Plastic candy jars with lids, Rubber insects


  1. With a large brush, apply 2-3 coats of Plum to the entire outer surface of the candy jar and lid. Let paint completely dry between coats.
  2. Then, apply 2 coats of Plum to the rubber insects. Let paint completely dry.
  3. Using a glue gun, glue the insects to the body and lid and base of the jar. Fill with spooky treats!
  4. Repeat for other jars using Beetle Black and Gray Wolf colors.

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