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Easy DIY Candy Jar Gift for a Coach

Customize a jar with sports themed papers and Mod Podge to make a special gift for a coach or gym teacher.

At a Glance:

#5921 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Clear Sea Glass

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melter

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $24.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Foam Brush Set, 4 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.

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

Other Supplies

Glass jar, Sports themed papers, Scissors, Wood sports embellishment, Cork letters


  1. Cut the sports paper to fit around the jar. Add a little extra to the length for overlapping. Apply Mod Podge to the back of the paper.  Position the paper around the jar, smooth the paper with your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Allow to dry for 10 minutes then top coat with a layer (or two) of Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  2. Apply sports themed cutouts to the jar in the same fashion as step1. Allow to dry.
  3. Using a Mod Melter and Sea Glass Sticks, attach the cork letters to the jar.  Spell your coaches name, add a year or a school name.
  4. Attach the wood sports embellishment to the lid of the jar with the Mod Melter.

PROJECT TIP: Personalize it! Make your own clip art design on the computer and print to size.

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.

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