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DIY: Mason Jar Vases Over the weekend I decided to spruce up some old mason jars. I first saw these on Pinterest and then discovered this DIY and basically fell in love with the idea. Who knew that with a little spray paint you could give an old jar a completely new look? DIY: Mason Jar Vases
37 Things To DIY Instead Of Buy For Your Wedding 1. Paper Cone Rice Tossers All you need is some pretty paper and a hole puncher. 37 Things To DIY Instead Of Buy For Your Wedding
1. Make an Oil Lamp Fill two-thirds of the jar with lamp oil and secure the lid. Place a cotton wick in the jar and let it sit for about one hour before lighting so the oil soaks up into the wick. 41 Easy Things To Do With Mason Jars 41 Easy Things To Do With Mason Jars
52 Weeks Project Time: 3-5 minutes Materials: thread, needle, shank button, scissors, fabric Before jumping into a 4 day make-a-thon known as Craftcation, I decided to brush up on the little sewing skills I have. While glitter dipping will always be my craft of choice, it’s nice to have a base of practical skills. 52 Weeks Project
i found this beauty at the thrift store a while back. although the coloring on this really isn't bad, i wanted to have a different color than brown. painting on ceramics painting on ceramics
Have you ever done any glass etching? Well, neither had I before today. But wow. Such an easy, yet sweet little touch that you can add to any glass. Glass Etching Glass Etching
Apothecary Jar Apothecary Jar Have you ever heard that song Bandages by Hot Hot Heat? It was a big one when I was in high school and I’ve got to tell you, I still rock their EP ‘Knock Knock Knock’ and album ‘Make Up the Break Down’ on the regular. It’s, like, 13 years later and it’s still awesome. So, I was headed home from the store where I had kind of compulsively and totally spontaneously threw a can of fluorescent red/pink spray paint in my cart.
I’ve been experimenting with tinting mason jars to create a look like those old vintage ones that are difficult to find anymore in second hand stores. I think I’ve finally honed in on the perfect method. Would you like to see how it’s done? Check out the DIY here. Fill them with flowers, or illuminate an outdoor party filling them with battery operated tea lights or a strand of twinkle lights. I promise it’s easier than you think. say YES! to hoboken: DIY: Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow say YES! to hoboken: DIY: Tinted Mason Jars in Rainbow
50 Ways to Re-purpose and Reuse Glass Jars 50 Ways to Re-purpose and Reuse Glass Jars Whenever I come across an empty glass jar it is so hard for me to toss it in the recycling bin. {I know my craft room looks like {this} but I promise I’m not a pack rat} I just feel compelled to hold onto these versatile treasures – no matter what shape or size. {and yes I have bought the x-large jar of pickles a few times just so I could keep the cool jar} This weeks Saturday Inspiration post is packed with 50 different ways to reuse and re-purpose glass jars – I’m pretty sure that alone justifies keeping my hands on any jar that may come my way. If you follow along on facebook I shared a couple of these ideas I wanted to try a few weeks ago.