DecoArt® Honey Jar

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Honey Jar

You'll be a busy bee creating this jar, perfect for kitchen storage!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove product label from jar before beginning project.
  • 2
    Refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 3
    Wrap chicken wire stencil around front of jar and tape down with painter’s tape.
  • 4
    Use cosmetic sponge lightly dipped in White. Wipe off excess paint on plate or palette before applying to glass surface. Do two light coats. Let completely dry.
  • 5
    Use clean cosmetic sponge lightly dipped in Bright Yellow. Wipe excess paint on plate or palette before applying to glass surface. Lightly dab one coat.
  • 6
    Use same Bright Yellow sponge to add small amount of Bright Orange and lightly dab over Bright Yellow, blending two colors.
  • 7
    Print off bumblebee pattern or make your own by drawing pattern on 2 inch x 2 inch piece of Con-Tact paper. Cut it out with X-ACTO® knife and place on lid.
  • 8
    Use cosmetic sponge with White to basecoat lid, wiping off excess paint on plate or palette before applying to glass surface.
  • 9
    Use another sponge with Bright Yellow to dab on body.
  • 10
    Use #1 liner brush with Black to paint on stripes, stinger, detail on wings, and outline the whole thing.
  • 11
    Bake jar in oven set on 325 degrees for 30 minutes for extra durability and to make dishwasher safe.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. White 104549502
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. Black 104549524
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. Bright Yellow 104549512
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104549510
  • Nicole™ Crafts Glass Jar w/Lid 4.5 inch 104580177
  •  Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Liner 1 104548626
  • The Crafter’s Workshop Template Chicken Wire 6 inch x 6 inch 104724196
  • X-ACTO® No. 1 Precision Knife Set with Assorted Blades 104135125
  • Con-Tact paper
  • Painter’s tape
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Cosmetic sponges