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Personalized Candy Favor Jars

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Personalized Candy Favor Jars
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Personalized Candy Favor Jars

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Send guests home with these simple, sweet souvenirs of a casual wedding.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Deep Turquoise (DA524)
  • Peach Silk (DA542)
  • Yellow Gold (Metallic) (DA551)

Americana® Reusable Stick-On Stencils

  • Dots (8" x 11") (ARS03)
  • Knock Out Alpha (8" x 11") (ARS01)
  • Lotsa Labels (8" x 11") (ARS02)
  • Quatrefoil (8" x 11") (ARS05)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • painter's tape
  • #6 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • glass jars with lids
  • cosmetic sponges

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use paper towels and rubbing alcohol to clean the jars. Let dry completely.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Pick a label you like from the Lotsa Labels Reusable Stick-On Stencil. Place the label centered on the jar and smooth well.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use the Quatrefoil Reusable Stick-On Stencil to wrap over the label and all around the jar.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Load a cosmetic sponge with Peach Silk and pounce over the entire jar. Immediately remove the Quatrefoil stencil only.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Remove the label mask.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Pick the couple's initials from the Knock Out Alpha Reusable Stick-On Stencils and place them along with the ampersand in the blank area where the label mask was. Rip and place painter's tape to protect the rest of the glass.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Yellow Gold to pounce over the initials and ampersand. Immediately remove the stencil and tape.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Use the handle end of a #1 liner brush dipped in Deep Turquoise to make a dot border in the label shape, reloading the handle each dot. Wipe off the handle end.
    Step 7 Example
  9. On the next jar, replace the label mask from the Lotsa Labels Reusable Stick-On Stencil and center it on the jar. Rip painter's tape to make vertical stripes around the jar.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Yellow Gold. Lightly pounce over all the stripes. Remove the tape and label mask immediately.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Place the initials and ampersand stencil wrapped in tape and place it where the label mask was. Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Peach Silk to pounce over the intials and ampersand. Remove the stencil and tape.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Use a #1 liner brush and Peach Silk to outline the label mask opening. Rinse brush.
    Step 11 Example
  13. On the third jar, place the label mask.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Place the Dots Reusable Stick-On Stencil around the entire jar.
    Step 13 Example
  15. Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Yellow Gold. Lightly pounce over the entire jar. Remove all the stencils and masks.
    Step 14 Example
  16. Load a #6 flat brush with Deep Turquoise and fill in the label mask opening. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Reattach the initials and tape into the Deep Turquoise label shape.
    Step 16 Example
  18. Load a clean cosmetic sponge with Peach Silk and pounce over all the stencils. Immediately remove the stencil and tape. Wash the stencils.
    Step 17 Example
  19. Load a #1 liner brush with Peach Silk to outline around the label border. Rinse brush.
    Step 18 Example
  20. Once cured, the jars are ready to be filled with candy or candles that will really make the jars pop.
    Step 19 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

I like using glass jars with cork lids for a more rustic look.

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