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Vintage Inspired Mason Jars

Romantic colors coupled with the soft appearance of chalk paint turn plain mason jars into something special.

At a Glance:

#5420 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Home Decor Chalk Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Salmon Coral, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Vintage Mustard, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Home Decor™ Chalk - Java, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

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

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart
instructions

Other Supplies

Mason ball jars, Burlap, Soft cloth, Large jump rings, Lace, Glue, Jute, Sandpaper, Flat brush ½”, Foam plates, Water basin, Paper towels, Rubbing alcohol, Plaid® Inspired Classics™ Resin Charms – 31245 Flower Cabochons Neutrals

Instructions

  1. Wash jars with mild soap and water. Dry and wipe with rubbing alcohol to remove any leftover residue.
  2. Apply several coats of Vintage Mustard and Salmon Coral to jars. Allow dry time between coats.
  3. Lightly sand dried jars with sandpaper until weathered appearance is reached.
  4. Apply light coat of clear wax to jars and let dry. Refer to bottle for drying instructions.
  5. Paint wood tags and jar lid inserts with Java.
  6. Cut burlap for insert and glue lace where desired.
  7. Buff cured wax with soft cloth.
  8. Glue resin flowers to tags. Attach jump rings to tags.
  9. Tie jute around neck of jars along with tags.
  10. Place lid on jars. 
Project Tip: Paint jars with contrasting colors under top coat to reveal more color when you sand.

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.