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Fall Acorn Glass Container

Dress up your plain glass container with a little extra fall charm using Gallery Glass. Store all your fall sweet treats or treasures from nature in this personalized jar project.

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At a Glance:

#4198 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Gallery Glass Logo
supplies

Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Amber, 2 oz. - 16020

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Clear Frost, 2 oz. - 16022

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Liquid Leading™ - Black, 2 oz. - 16025

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Lime Green, 2 oz. - 16035

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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Gallery Glass ® Window Color™ - Autumn, 2 oz. - 16636

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Gallery Glass ® Surfaces - Leading Blanks, Palette knife, Ultra fine point black marker, Scissors, Glue, Light green gros grain ribbon, Tape, Craft knife, ½” stencil brush, Glass jar with lid

Instructions

  1. Gather your supplies before getting started. Remember that your window color and lead lines will need overnight to dry, so plan accordingly.
  2. Print out your pattern…size it to fit whatever jar you find to use.
  3. Spread your window color onto a leading blank with palette knife.
  4. Create multiple lead lines on another leading blank. Let lines and color dry overnight.
  5. Tape off the top and bottom sections of glass jar.
  6. Apply frost with stencil brush to top and bottom of jar. Apply second coat if desired. Remove tape.
  7. Place pattern under leading blank behind appropriate colors and cut out with craft knife. Set aside.
  8. Cut length of lead line referring to pattern and place on jar to begin design.
  9. Carefully peel up cut pieces from leading blank and place on jar referring to pattern.
  10. Cut and place pieces of lead lines to connect acorns to main branch. Then add small strips to create branches.
  11. Create a tape tip on leading bottle. Place a dab of leading where lead lines join to seal.
  12. Draw details onto acorns gently with marker.
  13. Glue a length of ribbon around top of jar, tie a bow and glue.

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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.

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