DecoArt® Painted Fruit Canning Jars

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Painted Fruit Canning Jars

Canned fruit never looked so sweet! Give your canned fruits their own unique look with Americana Gloss Enamels.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Clean jars with rubbing alcohol and dry well before painting.
  • 2
    Print off patterns and use pencil to trace and transfer pattern in center of each jar.Clean jars with rubbing alcohol and dry well before painting.
  • 3
    For Apple Jar, apply Tuscan Red to first apple with #6 flat brush. Let dry. Apply Bright Orange to second apple with #6 flat brush. Let dry. Apply Festive Green on leaves with #3 round brush. Let dry.
  • 4
    For Cherry Jar, apply Tuscan Red to cherries with #3 round brush, leaving small space between them to give 3-dimensional effect. Let dry. Apply Festive Green on leaves with #1 round brush. Let dry.
  • 5
    Start again applying second coat for previous colors, letting each dry before proceeding.
  • 6
    Apply third coat of previous colors to achieve best opacity. Rinse brushes.
  • 7
    Define details with #1 round brush and Black: outlines and details of leaves. Let dry.
  • 8
    Use #1 round brush to correct any imperfections.
  • 9
    Apply White with same brush in highlights of apples. Let dry.
  • 10
    Coat for protection with Multi-Purpose Sealer.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

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 Orange 104549510
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. Festive Green 104549514
  • DecoArt® Americana® Gloss Enamels® Paint 2 oz. Tuscan Red 104549508
  • DecoArt® Americana® 8 oz. Multi-Purpose™ Sealer 104550615
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round Size 3 104118922
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round Size 1 104618704
  • Loew-Cornell® White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pc. 104548578
  • Ball® Mason Jar Pint Regular 104182953 (2)
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Paper towels
  • Brush soap
  • Pencil
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