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Mini Mason Jars

These small mason jars are perfect for holding craft supplies such as buttons, rhinestones or other small embellishments.

At a Glance:

#5349 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Logo
  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo

Mod Podge ® Spouncer ® Applicators Set, 4 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $3.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Rocks! Peel & Stick Stencils - Skeleton Keys

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

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


Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart


Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Glitter – colors of your choice, Chalkboard stickers – small round, Baker’s twine – colors of your choice, Scissors, Paintbrush, 4 Pint size mason jars


  1. Start by washing your mason jars with mild soap to clean them, and then let dry. 
  2. Use the Mod Podge Sheer Colors to coat the insides of the jars. To do this, place about two tablespoons of the Sheer Color of your choice into a jar and roll around to coat. This can take several minutes. If you find that you need to add more, add one tablespoon at a time and continue rolling the jar around until the entire inside is coated. Tip: shaking the jar over a trash bin can help remove excess Mod Podge and also help coat the inside.  
  3. Repeat this process with the remaining jars. 
  4. Place the jars face down on a paper towel for several hours to let the excess Mod Podge drain out. When the jars have completely drained, turn them right side up to let the jars dry completely – this will take overnight. 
  5. Choose your design to place on the fronts of the mason jars. I put a different key on the front of each jar. Carefully peel the Skeleton Key stencil from the backer sheet and smooth down flat on the surface, making sure to center your design. 
  6. Use the Spouncer to add Mod Podge to the stencil. Use a medium layer of Mod Podge and work quickly, since Mod Podge dries quickly. Completely cover the area you would like the design in. 
  7. Peel up the stencil and pour the glitter on top right away. Tip: pour the glitter onto the jar over a piece of paper so that you can pour the excess back into the original container. 
  8. Repeat with all the jars, then let dry. Remove excess glitter using the paintbrush (lightly brush it away). 
  9. Replace the lids on your jars and cut baker’s twine to wrap around each lid. Tie in a bow. 
  10. Place a chalkboard circle on top of each jar in the center so that you can write the contents on the lid.

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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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