DIY: Fancy Up an Old Jar

Thursday, January 13, 2011


I was looking for a few fun items to throw in the art room to make it a little more fun... the only using thing I had on hand. This might be my easiest DIY by far... so simple, in fact, that the Katbird & I tackled this late one evening while the boys were away at a camp out. I love little projects like this where she helps out... Let's get started:

Step One:
Gather your materials: Mod Podge glue,  scrap paper, Xacto knife, paintbrush &

Don't forget to grab your helper... okay, she wasn't much help {but she sure is cute}

Step Two:

Cut a circle out of the scrap paper larger than the size of your lid. It's not rocket science - don't worry about making your circle perfect, just cut.

Step Three:

Using your scissors, make tiny cuts around the edges, all the way around.

Step Four:
Slather on a little bit of the glue and start wrapping the paper up the lip of the jar. Just keep going around until you've gone full circle.

Step Five:

Top coat that baby with more Mod Podge
{you can never use too much of this stuff... trust me}


Give the glue plenty of time to dry before screwing on... and you're done! I'm using mine to...um... store more glue. See? You never can have too much Mod Podge, right?

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