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30 Sep 2014

Mason Jar Candy Corn!

This week's PapertreyInk Make it Monday video was a tutorial about sprucing up your Mason Jars.  I don't have the kind of Mason Jar that Melisa shows in her video - but I do have a ton of other kinds so I got to work ......




I decided that I would make my Mason Jar into a LARGE candy corn - I don't even like the candies but I really wish I did - they look so pretty!



I basically followed the video when painting the jars....making sure to add a bit of a vintage look by sanding the paint when dry, to show the jar label.



I used the stamp set Fall Elegance to create my tag.  I die cut the Bookmark Die and then cut it a  wee bit shorter, rounding the corners with my Corner chomper.



To emboss the gold dots on the Mason Jar, I used an older set, Shapes by Design.


9 comments:

  1. So beautiful! I just adore the candy corn look :). Perfect in every way. Thanks for playing along!
    Melis

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  2. What a great idea making it the colors of candy corn... genius! This is so sweet!

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  3. Love the colors and your ribbons! Very creative and the tags are perfect!

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  4. these are super cute! They look good enough to eat!

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  5. What lovely jars! Love your sweet tag too!

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  6. Looks like we were thinking a like Bonnie! I LOVE candy corn so it was an easy decision for me! I really like the tags you added to yours and that black & white gingham ribbon is just perfect for the jars...great job! :0)

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  7. Super cute hard Bonnie! Perfect for Halloween! Love how you painted them!

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  8. Your Candy Corn Jars are...SO CUTE!
    Love your take on MIM!!
    Have a GREAT day!

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  9. When I saw this video, I had thought of doing a candy corn jar, too, but changed my plan to something more understated that could work with my decor for a longer period of time. I do love how your jars turned out. They're very festive.

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