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Show your mum some love with this creative candle jar
05 May 2021
This creative candle jar is sure to brighten your mum’s Mother’s Day. Try upcycling a jam jar or use a mason jar for a more vintage look. You can get even more creative and make a collection of candle jars with different masked shapes.
You will need:
- One large glass jar
- Masking tape
- Marker pen
- Craft knife
- Resene testpots in your choice of colours - Fleur used Resene Lucky Point, Resene Green House, Resene Smitten, Resene Hopskotch and Resene Noosa
- Paint brush
- Tag or card
- String or ribbon
- Candle (faux or real)
Step 1: Begin with a glass jar.
Step 2: Use masking tape to tape over the front portion of the jar.
Step 3: Use scissors to cut a heart shape out of paper. Create double-sided tape by forming a loop with a piece of sellotape. Attach these loops of sellotape to the masking tape.
Step 4: Trace around the outside of the heart with a marker pen.
Step 5: Remove the paper heart and use a sharp craft knife to cut around the outline of the heart on the masking tape. Peel off the masking tape, leaving only the heart.
Step 7: Once the paint is touch dry, carefully remove the taped heart.
Step 8: Make a gift tag and attach it to the top of the jar with string or ribbon. Place a candle in the jar for mum to light later and wrap it up for a fun Mother’s Day gift.
Project and images Fleur Thorpe
Published: 05 May 2021