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 or other Glass Jar
  • 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 or other Paint Brush
  • Newspaper
  • Darice® 3 ply 28-1/2 lb Natural Jute 104243963 or Panacea™ Florist Twine 200 yard Green 104455903 (optional - see step 7)