I just love how these little mason jars turned out!!!  They were so affordable to make and you can fill them with just about anything.  I put some pine branches inside mine and set them out for decoration but come Christmas Day, they’ll be the main centerpiece on my dinner table.

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Supplies:

***You will also need some 80 grit sandpaper, some jute string, and a decorative accent to tie around the neck of the jar (I used some rusty-looking bells)

  • 3 mason jars
  • 3 different Christmas colors of paint (you can use acrylic matte paint or chalk paint which are both very similar)
  • Paintbrush

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Paint the top of the jars first

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Then flip them over and finish the bottoms (I added 3 coats of paint for an even-looking coverage)

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Give the jars a distressed look by sanding all of the raised areas of the glass with the sandpaper

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I also sanded a few small flat areas here and there, but didn’t overdue it

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Wrap some jute string around the lid, then tie your decorative accent to the neck (I added my rusty bells)

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Find something to put in them!  I used some decorative pine with berries but you could also fill them with candy and give them out as gifts!

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