DIY: Mason Jar Vases


Over the weekend I decided to spruce up some old mason jars. I first saw these on Pinterest and then discovered this DIY and basically fell in love with the idea. Who knew that with a little spray paint you could give an old jar a completely new look? Here's how to make your own...

What you'll need:
  • mason jars
  • spray paint
  • shipping labels
  • x-acto knife or scissors
  • fresh flowers
Use your shipping label paper to print your silhouette of choice. I know, I'm on a deer kick right now. Cut out your silhouette and stick it to the jar.

Spray paint your jars. If your jars do not have a silhouette sticker, you can paint both the inside and the outside. If your jars do have a silhouette sticker, flip them over and only paint the outside.

Once your jars are completely dry, remove the sticker.

Add some fresh flowers and you're all set!

19 comments:

  1. This is awesome! I love the colours you chose too. Now I need some spray paint and somewhere to use it haha

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    1. Thanks, Carly! I don't know what I would do without spray paint, haha.

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  2. Really craft...great idea.

    Wye

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  3. What a great idea ... thanks for sharing! So cool for all those spare jars under the sink.

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  4. I love this! I did one in pink intending to stencil on a white bunny but never got around to it. I like the idea of putting the silhouette on first then spray painting. Must make another!

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  5. Love it. Ive seen this with other shapes and its always so perfect. Thanks for the reminder.

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  6. What a cute project! I love it so much that I decided to feature it in my roundup of mason jar craft tutorials on the FaveCrafts Blog! Check it out here: http://www.favecraftsblog.com/link-love-mason-jar-craft-ideas/

    Have a great day!

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  7. Terah September 17, 2012

    Love the jars.....I would like to know if you used a particular type of spray paint.
    Thanks for sharing.

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    1. I just used whatever I had on hand but they might make spray paint particularly for glass. Thanks for stopping by the blog!

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  8. loving it! would love to know the names of the spray paint colours you used.

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    1. Hi Natalie! I unfortunately don't remember the name of the green but I know that it was by Rust-Oleum and it was a "Gloss Protective Enamel". The yellow is also by Rust-Oleum and it is called "Summer Squash". Both are satin finish. :)

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    2. Natalie! I found the green! It's "Fern". :)

      http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=24

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  9. where do u find the shipping labels?

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    1. They sell them at Target or any office supply store.

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  10. I want to try this .I love this ,I had bought the stickers and never used them ,now I will try this ....

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  11. Absolutely a great idea! I think I`ll do one for Mothers day and give it to my mom. She`ll love it!

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    1. Thanks, Melissa! I'm sure she will. :)

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