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DIY@DG | Dollar General
DIY@DG | Dollar General

Jack-O-Lantern Jars

Level of difficulty: Beginner

Give your patio a cute spook with this take on a classic jack-o-lantern!

Let’s Do This!

Step 1:
A) Download and print the Jack-O-lantern Face templates. Apply painter’s tape to the back of the jack-o-lantern faces. Cut along face pieces using Craft Knife. B) Peel tape off of cut out face pieces and apply them to jars
Step 2:
A) Mix red and yellow paint together and paint your jar orange. Apply additional coats as needed. Let dry. B) When the paint is dry, carefully remove the tape. C) Take the black puffy paint and outline the face shapes.
Step 3:
Wrap the top of the jar with Jute and hot glue to secure. Thin out some green Acrylic Paint with water and lightly brush over the Jute.
Step 4:
A) Paint some other pieces of Jute with thinned out green paint. Twist the beading wire with the Jute. B) Wrap the wired jute around a paintbrush to form a coil.
Step 5:
Hot glue the coils to the sides of the jar. Leave a wired jute uncoiled and attach as a decorative handle.
TIP:
Make more then one jar and paint them all different shades of orange!
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