Jolee's Boutique Beach Memory Jar

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by Dana DeCarlo, EK Success®

Jolee's Boutique Beach Memory Jar

Who among us hasn't collected seashells while visiting the beach? The EKSuccess Jolee's Boutique Beach Memory Jar is a great way to store those mementos! You might also want to consider making the coordinating projects in the collection - the Beach Tunes CD Case, Best Fishes Card, Cruisin Planner, Swim Blocks and Tags Frame.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut Striped cardstock to fit around bottom of glass jar. Adhere to bottom of glass jar with hot glue. Add embellishments.
  • 2
    Use ticket punch on Gulfstream or Teal patterned cardstock. Use circle punch or household item that is 1 inch in diameter on Lettuce or Light Green patterned cardstock. Hot glue these pieces together to create a shape that resembles an award ribbon. Add embellishments.
  • 3
    Wrap twine or jute around top of glass jar; tie tag.
  • 4
    Remove lid from jar and fill bottom with sand and shells. Add your favorite vacation photo. Replace lid when done.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • EKSuccess Jolee's Boutique Embellishments Crabs and Starfish 104776688
  • EKSuccess 1 inch Circle Punch 104098210 or Household Item that is 1 inch in diameter
  • EKSuccess Ticket Punch
  • Striped Cardstock
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Gulfstream 104061482 or Teal Patterned Cardstock
  • Nicole™ Crafts Cardstock 8-1/2 inch x 11 inch Lettuce 104061404 or Light Green Patterned Cardstock
  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536 or other Glass Jar
  • Sand and Shells from Your Trip (if you are making this for someone as a gift you may want to use Estes' Art Sand 2 lb. Beige 104180325 and Nicole™ Crafts Assorted Shells 104185889)
  • Twine or Darice 3 ply 28-1/2 lb Natural Jute 104243963
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Scissors (optional - only needed if you don't have the circle punch)
  • Your Favorite Vacation Photo