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Christmas Treat Joy Jar

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Christmas Treat Joy Jar
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Christmas Treat Joy Jar

designed by PLA Schneider

Spread the joy this holiday season with a decorated jar filled with Christmas treats.

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Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Dark Scarlet (DA508)

Other supplies

  • rubbing alcohol
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • burlap
  • craft glue
  • glass jars with lids
  • small and medium brushes
  • twine
  • embellishment (holly leaves)


  1. Clean the jar well; rubbing alcohol works great.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a medium brush to apply two coats of Dark Scarlet.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a small brush to paint stripes on the jar lid in Cotton Ball and Dark Scarlet.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use scissor to cut burlap approximately 2" wide and long enough to go all the way around the jar. Select a font of your choice and use a pencil to draw the word "JOY" on the burlap. Use a small brush to paint it with two coats of Cotton Ball. Adhere it to jar with glue.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a pencil to trace the lid onto the burlap. Cut and adhere with glue. Put the lid on the jar; tie a piece of twine around the top; and adorn with holly leaves.
    Step 4 Example