I finally decided to try my hand at painting mason jars. I also just noticed that everything on my mantle was either made by me and/or purchased at a flea market or yard sale.
I painted the outside so that I can use them to hold flowers. I've seen some painted on the inside.
I just used one of those sponge on a stick applicators and brushed on some oops latex paint I had on hand. It took 2 coats. Then I sprayed on some matte polyurethane. And the jar turned yellow. So I painted them again with some grey sample paint I had. This time when the paint was dry, I sprayed on a very light coat of the polyurethane.
I also tried distressing them a bit, but wasn't crazy about the clear glass showing.
I painted the half gallon jar with oil rubbed bronze spray paint last fall. I'm thinking the chalk paint may be good to try on these next time. I will definitely try my hand at making some more.
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