day 11: joy jar

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This is a festive project that you can easily personalize for a gift.  You can use a battery powered tea light inside and use it as a luminary or your can use it to hold a gift for a teacher, friend, or loved one.

What you will need:

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  • Hot glue gun
  • Chalk paint
  • Foam brush
  • Sanding block
  • Washi tape
  • Plain glass jar
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon (optional)

Steps:

1.  Use the washi tape to create a mask on the jar.

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2.  Add hot glue to area you have masked off.  Carefully remove the tape while the glue is still hot.  Trim any necessary bits with scissors once dry.  Write a little message or word if you want as well.  Let it dry completely.

 

 

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3.  Add two coats of paint to the jar and lid.

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4.  Use sanding block to distress once dry.

5.  Tie on a bow, add a tea light, or fill with your favorite gift!

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Happy Holidays!


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