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Thanksgiving Buffet Chalk Vase

Give your basic vase a refresh with this simple painted Thanksgiving chalk vase idea. A beautiful vase for your fall table is made more unique with FolkArt Home Decor Chalk.

At a Glance:

#5668 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Home Decor Chalk Logo

FolkArt Home Decor Chalk - Java, 8 oz. - 34165

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Wax - Clear, 8 oz. - 34170

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

Ribbed ginger jar 8”, Flat brush ½”, Rubbing alcohol, Soft cloth, Sandpaper, Burlap ribbon, Water basin, Paper towels, Foam plates


  1. Wash ginger jar with mild soap and water. Dry and wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any residue.
  2. Apply chalk paint with brush to surface of jar. Let dry thoroughly and apply a second coat. Repeat process if needed.
  3. When dry, lightly sand jar with sandpaper to reveal raised pattern on jar. Wipe with paper towels to remove chalk dust.
  4. Apply a light coat of wax to jar referring to bottle for instructions. Let dry.
  5. Lightly buff jar with a soft cloth.
  6. Tie burlap ribbon around neck of jar.

Project Tip: Add additional embellishments to ribbon for a more decorative look.

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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