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DIY Plaid Mason Jar
DIY Plaid Mason Jar
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"Make this plaid painted mason jar for your home with our how to instructions below. This is a fun DIY project that you can change up to fit into any room in your home. Pick the colors that you love then get busy making one or more of these craft projects. You might end up having a plaid painted mason jar for every room in your home."

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Estimated CostUnder $10

Primary TechniquePainting

Easy

Materials List

  • Wide Mouth Canning Jar
  • Krylon Modern White
  • Krylon Hosta Leaf
  • Krylon Oxford Blue
  • Krylon Gold Leaf Pen

Instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Start by painting the entire jar with the modern white. One trick is to clean the entire surface with rubbing alcohol before painting to ensure adhesion. I also turn my jar upside down on cardboard to paint to keep paint from going inside the jar.

  2. Once dry, tape off the vertical lines.

  3. Paint the jar with the hosta leaf spray paint.

  4. Once dry, remove tape and tape off horizontal lines. Once again paint the entire jar with hosta leaf.

  5. Allow to dry and repeat all steps with the oxford blue.

  6. Once your final stripes have been added and you are happy with the results, use the gold leafing pen to outline the stripes as shown. This really makes everything pop! You can add a clear sealer to the top but I am using mine with no sealer and everything has been fine.

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I want to put these in my kitchen! I love plaid and a lot of my other decorations are plaid.

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