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Recycled Jar Candleholder

Recycled jars will glow with style as candleholders.

At a Glance:

#4485 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $20.79
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Calypso Sky, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Enamels™ Mediums - Flow Medium, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Brilliant Blue, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $1.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

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

Other Supplies

Recycled Jar, Alcohol, Paper towel, Medium paintbrush, Detail paintbrush, Scissors, Old book pages, Wood stars, Ribbon, Hot glue

Instructions

1. Remove the label from the jar. Wipe the jar clean with rubbing alcohol. 

2. Blend equal parts of calypso sky and flow medium.  Paint the jar with the mixture.  Allow to dry and paint a second coat.

3. Cut random sized stars from old book pages.  Working on the outside of the jar, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the jar, position the stars onto the jar, top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.  Add stars until the jar is covered.  Allow to dry.

4. Paint a star with brilliant blue paint.

5. Using hot glue attach a ribbon around the jar and glue stars to the ribbon.

Project Tip: Soak the jars in soapy water overnight to remove the labels and glue.

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.