Plaid Apple Barrel Christmas Santa Jars

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by Kirsten Jones, Plaid

Plaid Apple Barrel Christmas Santa Jars

Hand-made Santa jars filled with holiday treats will surely delight teachers, friends, and family this holiday.

Create your own, snap a few pictures, and share using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a foam brush to cover each jar completely in desired colors (we used Red Apple, Bimini Blue and Christmas Green) and let dry.
  • 2
    Paint child’s hands White or Antique White and press onto the jar. Let dry.
  • 3
    Using a small liner brush and Black, add eyes, nose, and details to the hat. Use the flat brush and White or Antique White to fill in face and if needed, Red Apple to fill in hat. Add the date at the bottom with liner brush and Black and let dry.
  • 4
    Spray on varnish and let dry. Finish by adding ribbon and jute. Trim excess.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Plaid Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint in Red Apple, Black, Bimini Blue, White, Christmas Green and Antique White & FolkArt Varnish Spray
  • •Ball Quart-Sized Unprinted Mason Jar(s)
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Large Foam Brush
  • •Darice 3 ply Jute
  • •Morex or Offray Ribbon in Black and White
  • •Daler-Rowney Liner Paint Brush & Flat Paint Brush 12
  • •Scissors