Mason Jar Crafts: DIY Projects for Adorable and Rustic Decor, Storage, Lighting, Gifts and Much More

Mason Jar Crafts: DIY Projects for Adorable and Rustic Decor, Storage, Lighting, Gifts and Much More

Lauren Elise Donaldson

Language: English

Pages: 128

ISBN: 1612431852

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


VINTAGE MASON JARS, MODERN STYLE
Packed with dozens of easy do-it yourself projects, this book shows how to transform the forever fashionable Mason jar into everything from a festive party decoration or fun children’s toy to an elegant wedding favor or useful home decoration, including:
• Cake Stand
• Calligraphy Drink Glasses
• Holiday Candelabra
• Terrarium
• Night Light
• Piggy Bank
• Clock
• Herb Garden
• Animal Hooks

With helpful instructions and over 150 step-by-step photos, Mason Jar Crafts will have you fashioning inexpensive and stylish projects in no time.

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and chop them up into 1/4-inch cubes, keeping the skins. Put the apples in a large bowl and drizzle lemon juice over them. Set aside. 2Combine the sugar, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a medium bowl. Stir the ingredients until they are properly blended. 3Pour the sugar-mixture over the apples and toss the apples with your hands. Make sure the apples are thoroughly coated. 4In another medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients for the crumble topping: the brown sugar, flour, oats,

lantern. Multiply that number by 3.14 and then again divide that by the number of sections. This calculation will be measurement C in the diagram. Draw out your shape. This template is sized perfectly to your specific lantern. Piggy Bank Jar Difficulty Rating The piggy bank is a classic childhood keepsake used as a tool to impart the value of money. This pink piggy will not only teach kids useful money-saving habits but also creatively inspire them since this is a project they can make

felt circle over the mouth of the jar and screw on the metal band to hold it in place. 8Hot-glue the white part of the ears to the pink part and then hot-glue both to the head of the pig. Hot-glue the eyes below the ears. Finally hot-glue the nostrils just above the mouth opening. 9To make the tail, curl a pink pipe cleaner and glue it to the back of the pig. 10Pass coins and bills through the mouth of the pig. Unscrew the band to access the money. Extra Tips Use different colors of crepe

on a cutting mat. 3Turn over your silhouettes and lay them out on butcher paper. Brush on a coat of decoupage glue with a paint brush. 4Remove the metal bands and lids from the jars. Center each silhouette on a Mason jar. Firmly press the paper so that it adheres to the glass. 5Space out the Mason jars on butcher paper. Use one or more colors of spray paint to coat the jars. Allow the paint to dry before proceeding. 6Use your X-Acto knife and craft tweezers to carefully pull up the paper

glue to dry. 5To make the body of the butterfly, cut a scrap of light-colored fabric, like muslin or linen, to about 2-1/2 x 5 inches. Begin rolling the fabric like you would roll a sleeping bag. As you roll, tuck in the 2 ends to round out the body. Do not worry about fabric fraying or an uneven roll. The imperfections add to the beauty of this project. 6Begin wrapping the body with colored thread. The thread will hold the rolled fabric in place and add color to the butterfly. Once completely

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