I love crafting, but even more than that, I love crafting with friends! So when a friend posts a message with a link to a project and says they want to make it, and who wants to join them, I’m always in! This is a perfect Craft Club Idea!
I just love how they came out! I plan on dropping one off to people I visit at church – hope they like them as much as I do! (and PS, sneak peek of the amazing live-edge bench that Trevor made a couple weeks ago, love it too!)
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We had two options at our little craft get-together, fall leaves or back-to-school apples, and we used the tutorials from Infarrantly Creative (apples) and Create Craft Love (leaves) (and random, Jill of Create Craft Love lives here in Missouri too – small world!)
—Mason Jars (you’ll want to get THESE ONES)
–craft paint or spraypaint
—contact paper or vinyl to make decals
Anyways, since those two blog have their respective tutorials, you can head over there for how to do the project – I won’t be covering the how-to since it’s their project.
But I do have a few tips for you:
–“Ball” mason jars have a design on the back. You want a blank back, which would be THIS BRAND
–you’ll want wide-mouth jars – I about got my hand stuck as I tried to position the candle in mine. I had wide-mouth Ball on hand and regular Kerr on hand – wrong combo! The regular worked, it was just tight to get the candle set up inside.
–the decal seemed to peel off a little better with the spraypaint (this brand is great) versus the craft paint
–this is a perfect group craft!! it was so fun, I’m thinking of starting a craft club 😉
Here were the colors I went with, cause I know you’ll ask – Michael’s brand Crimson, Mustard, Spanish Olive, Aqua, Golden Brown – you like how I count turquoise as a fall color? 😉
Grab a group of friends, and start crafting – it’s loads of fun!
I also think these would look amazing with the crackle paint technique – it just uses Elmer’s glue and I posted all about that here: How to Crackle Paint on Jars
Tara @ Anything & Everything says
These are absolutely adorable! I love all the fun colors that you choose! Shared then on my facebook and instagram today!
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Miss Manitas says
Supercute Jars!!! And nice colors!!
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Noa Ambar Regev says
These are beautiful! I love that you can play with any colors you want to match your overall home decor. (pinned!)
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Ella Wayfarer says
They look beautiful! I really love the matt color. And it seems pretty easy to do! Thanks for sharing 🙂
marge hottmann says
Where are the directions? Where do you get the decals? Thanks
Mandy Beyeler says
You can find the tutorials from Infarrantly Creative (apples) and Create Craft Love (leaves) — thanks! I cut my decals on my Silhouette Machine, but I’m thinking you could find stickers at the craft store that would work.
Thank you for posting – so beautiful I was wondering were I could find the actual template you used? I went to the other site but did not see it.
LOVE the color combo you went with.
Such a fun and easy craft! I love that you could use this for any holiday, and just change the decal! I love that you added turquoise to the mix, it makes the set of jars pop!
Hani Shabbir says
These are amazing, love the vibrant colors.
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Did you paint outside and inside of jars, or only the outside? thanks
Mandy Beyeler says
I only painted on the outside of the jar. Thanks!
I have made a lot of crafts with mason jars. Last was a soap dispenser! Currently making and sharing some
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I love mason jars and crafting with them! Nice ideas on how to use mason jars!
Decor Company says
This is incredible. My mom used to make this kind of amazing things while she was young.