iLovetoCreate Jazzed Up Jars

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by Lauren Moritz, iLovetoCreate

iLovetoCreate Jazzed Up Jars

Turn an ordinary jar into a tabletop centerpiece with some creatively cut tissue paper and Aleene’s Matte Decoupage. Layer different shapes and colors for texture and depth. The iLovetoCreate Jazzed Up Jars are sure to get your guest’s attention and compliments!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time. Note: you don't necessarily have to use every single color of tissue paper listed under supplies. Pick and choose the colors you like best before you purchase supplies for this project.
  • 2
    Lay down newspaper over work area. Cut out squares of White or Orange tissue paper to cover jar.
  • 3
    Paint a layer of Matte Decoupage over the jar and then cover with the tissue paper squares you created in step 1.
  • 4
    Paint another layer of Matte Decoupage over the squares. Add another layer of squares if desired.
  • 5
    While that is drying, cut out hearts, dots and chevron shapes from Orange, Scarlet and/or Baby Blue tissue paper.
  • 6
    Place the designs you created in step 5 onto jar and paint another layer of Matte Decoupage. Let dry.
  • 7
    Accent top of jar with lace or twine as shown (if desired).

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Aleene's 16 oz. Decoupage Matte 104735604
  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 10 pc. 20 inch x 30 inch Orange 104127638
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 20 pc. 20 inch x 30 inch White 104134183
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 10 pc. 20 inch x 30 inch Scarlet 104127631
  • Nicole™ Crafts Tissue Paper 10 pc. 20 inch x 30 inch Baby Blue 104127632
  • Scissors
  • Nicole™ Crafts School Brush Set 5 pc. 104120042
  • Newspaper
  • Darice 3 ply 28-1/2 lb Natural Jute 104243963 or Panacea Florist Twine 200 yard Green 104455903 (optional - see step 7)