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"Autumn" Painted Mason Jars

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

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"Autumn" Painted Mason Jars

designed by Micaela Spiggle

These painted mason jars also make an easy-to-make fall-themed centerpiece.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Buff Beige (DA509)
  • Green Beret (DA521)
  • Muted Gold (DA516)
  • Paprika (DA512)
  • Pumpkin Patch (DA511)
  • Red Barn (DA507)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • rubbing alcohol
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • pen
  • Ball Mason jars (6; 16-oz.; regular-mouth)
  • Transform Mason lid transfers (4) (JoAnns)


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Remove the lids from the Mason jars and cleaning the glass thoroughly with rubbing alcohol and paper towels.
  2. Use a 3/4" flat brush and load separately with Red Barn, Paprika, Muted Gold, Pumpkin Patch, Buff Beige, and Green Beret to paint each jar a different color. Rinse the brush in between color changes and at the end.
  3. Use a pen to trace and transfer a letter onto each jar so all six jars spell out the word "Autumn."
  4. Use a #1 liner brush and Black Tie to fill in all the letters. Rinse brush.
  5. Keep the screw on part of the lids and the frog lid inserts.
  6. Use a 3/4" flat brush and Black Tie to paint the new lids. Rinse brush.
  7. Once fully dry, add the new lids to the jars. Fill the jars with your favorite fall flowers.