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Mother's Day Mason Jars and Paper Flowers for Nana

By: Kirsten Jones

Make something special for Nana this year with these water-colored inspired Mason Jars and colorful paper flowers. Easily create this project with your kids to give to their grandma on Mother's Day for the perfect gift your loved one will cherish for years to come.

At a Glance:

Project #15968 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Multi-Surface Paint Logo
  • Sign Shop Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 2894

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Aqua, 2 oz. - 2921

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Citrus Green, 2 oz. - 2915

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Yellow Light, 2 oz. - 918

Number Needed: 1 $1.59
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Patina, 2 oz. - 2951

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Indigo Night, 2 oz. - 99239

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Baby Pink, 2 oz. - 2940

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pink Melon, 2 oz. - 2897

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
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FolkArt ® Brush Sets - Soft Grip - Angular Brush Set - 50602E

Number Needed: 1 $5.99
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Mod Podge ® Ultra Gloss, 4 oz. - CS44636

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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FolkArt ® Sign Shop™ Mesh Stencil - San Serif Letter Set, 2 pc. - 63350

Number Needed: 1 $0.00
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Other Supplies

  • Assorted Scrapbook paper in patterns
  • Small piece of green felt.
  • Scissors
  • 4 mason jars
  • 5 short wooden dowels
  • Hot Glue
  • Small pom poms

instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. JARS- Wash and dry jars with soap and water.  Rub each jar with alcohol to clean and let dry.
  2. Basecoat all jars with white and let dry.
  3.  Basecoat small sections of each jar with the colors shown.  Create patches of colors with rough edges.  Some areas square and some rectangles as shown.  Let dry.
  4. Apply second coat of color over each patch of color, while paint is still wet, overlap the edges of each color section and let the paint blend a bit.  Let dry.
  5. Following instructions on Mesh Stencil- Personalize as shown with Indigo Night.  Let dry.
  6. FLOWERS-Cut each dowel to desired length and paint with Citrus Green, let dry.
  7. Following basic instructions on Mod Podge Ultra, spray felt and let dry.  Once its dry cut into small leaves.
  8. Cut paper into 5x5” squares- fold in half, then half again, making a square, then holding at the point½ again making a triangle.  Holding at point, cut off top of triangle, creating a pizza slice shape.  Unfold.
  9. Following basic instructions on Ultra, place flowers on wax paper and spray.  Let dry.  Then crease and fold as shown in photo.
  10. Layer paper flowers and pom poms as shown and glue with hot glue to create flowers.  Glue stiffened leaves to dowels as shown.
  11. Insert flowers into jars!  Enjoy
 
 

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

See the complete assortment of FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint by downloading the color

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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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