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Mom’s Candy Jar

Have a child away at college? Give him or her a little taste of home with this decorated jar.

At a Glance:

#5745 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo

Mod Podge ® Mod Molds - Ornaments

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Mod Melts - Colors

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $10.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Dishwasher Safe Gloss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $8.49
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Medium jar with lid, Assorted papers, Ribbon, 2 x 2” piece of burlap, Hot glue gun, Rubbing alcohol, Medium flat brush, Black Sharpie marker


Get all the supplies needed for this project from your local Jo-Ann store!

  1. Wash and dry glass. Wipe with Rubbing Alcohol and let dry.
  2. Cut papers to fit as desired.
  3. Following directions on Mod Podge apply papers to jar as shown.
  4. Make a large ornament with blue Mod Melt and Ornaments Mold.
  5. Glue to burlap piece and dry brush with Wicker White.
  6. Personalize with Black Marker. Tie ribbon to neck of jar.
  7. Let dry.

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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