Nicole™ Crafts Home Mason Jar Light

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by Karen Fennimore, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Home Mason Jar Light

Go a little rustic with your décor!

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for neither the glue nor the paint.
  • 2
    Measure 7-3/4 inch up from one rounded side of sign and center. Mark with pencil.
  • 3
    Using drill, carefully drill a hole at mark on a 45 degree angle down.
  • 4
    Cut a 2 inch piece of dowel. Cut one end on a 45 degree angle. You can cut a notch in dowel piece 1/4 inch in from flat end to hold wire in place.
  • 5
    Insert dowel in hole with notched side up. Glue in place with wood glue. Allow to set.
  • 6
    Cut a 1 inch x 12 inch piece of burlap.
  • 7
    Stencil desired letters in center using pouncer and Lamp (Ebony) Black.
  • 8
    Cut two 3-1/2 inch x 5 inch pieces of burlap. Trace edges of sign on one end of each piece and cut.
  • 9
    Stencil EST. and desired date on one piece of burlap and set aside.
  • 10
    Paint signboard with Cascade. When dry, lightly sand to scuff edges.
  • 11
    Brush Adirondack White over signboard. (Tip: go over paint with a damp paper towel while it is still wet if you want to achieve a white wash look.)
  • 12
    Following package instructions, brush on Antiquing wax.
  • 13
    Cut a 22 inch piece of craft wire. Fold in half. Bend ends and twist to create a small loop on each end.
  • 14
    Remove lid from jar. Hold loops on each side of jar right below screw part. Thread remaining wire through loops around jar top. Twist together to secure. Wrap wire around jar five or six times. Twist ends to secure. Cut off excess wire.
  • 15
    Glue burlap initials around bottom of jar.
  • 16
    Place EST. burlap piece on top of sign and plain burlap piece on bottom of sign. Attach pieces to sign using decorator tacks.
  • 17
    Insert votive and hang jar on dowel.

Project Details

  • Level:advanced
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Circle Glass Country Mason Jar with Lid 6 Assorted Colors 104786627 (as shown project uses a Purple jar)
  • Walnut Hollow Innkeeper Signboard 6 inch x 14 inch 104147212
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Dowel 5/16 inch x 36 inch 104146706
  • Fabric Editions 18 inch x 24 inch Fabric Burlap Natural 104216274
  • Northern International Votive Candles 1-3/4 inch White 6 pc. 104738071
  • Darice Craft Designer Copper Wire 19 gauge Black 104186717
  • Darice Poster Stencils 1 inch Alphabet Plus 48 pc. 100386976
  • Ook Sawtooth Frame Back Hangers Large 104156932
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk Paint 8 oz. Cascade 104811088
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor Chalk Paint 8 oz. White Adirondack 104811072
  • Plaid FolkArt Home Décor 8 oz. Wax Antiquing 104811104
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 8 104118910
  • Nicole™ Crafts Foam Pouncer 3 pc. Mini 104110702
  • Aleene's 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue 104148018
  • Elmer's Carpenter Wood Glue 4 oz. 104148500
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Drill
  • 5/16 inch Drill Bit
  • Decorator Tacks
  • Small Phillips Head Screwdriver
  • Light Grit Sandpaper
  • Small Saw
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Paper Towels (optional – see step 11)