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Rainbow-Colored Mason Jar Set

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Rainbow-Colored Mason Jar Set
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Rainbow-Colored Mason Jar Set

designed by PLA Schneider

Teacher can organize supplies in all the colors of the rainbow with this desk accessory.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Iris (DA531)
  • Lipstick (DA506)
  • Pumpkin Patch (DA511)
  • School Bus (DA515)
  • True Blue (DA528)
  • Turf Green (DA520)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • Mason jars (three)
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • jute

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a paper towel and rubbing alcohol to prep and clean all three Mason jars.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 3/4" flat brush (the softer, the better) apply two coats of paint to the jars. Use the vertical lines (on both sides of jar; each jar has four) as a guide and leave the two sections unpainted (clear). Paint Jar 1: Lipstick/Pumpkin Patch; Jar 2: School Bus/Turf Green (see photo); Jar 3 True Blue/Iris.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Cut jute into three pieces and drag each piece through the paint with the brush: one in each color combination from step 2, blending from one color to the other.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Tie the corresponding colored jute to the top of each jar.
    Step 3 Example