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Thursday, November 1, 2012

DIY Ombre Mason Jars Tutorial

Last week I made a pretty cool two-tone mason jar in fall colors. It's simple and easy to do so I thought I would share. Enjoy!

Here's what you'll need:

  • 2 colors of acrylic paint
  • newspaper
  • clear glass vase or mason jar
First, I made sure to wash my jar with soap and warm water and then let it dry thoroughly so there would be no dirt or residue.

Then I squirted the color I wanted for the lower half of the jar into the bottom first. In this case, I used the yellow first.

After, I added the orange color into the middle of the bottom of the jar, and used less than I did of the yellow. This is how the bottom of your jar should look:
sorry I forgot to take a pic of my actual jar
 Then just slowly start swirling the paint around in your jar until it is almost to the top.
At this point, put your jar top-down on the newspaper to allow the rest of the paint to drip down.

After an hour of so, get a wet cloth or paper towel and wipe down the paint around the lip of the container to it does not look messy.

Place back on a clean section of newpaper and leave it there overnight.

This is what you will see in the morning:

It goes perfectly with my fall entrance table :)


Holly said...

This is such a cute idea. Thanks for sharing!

Faith said...

OMG, i love it! it looks so good! best part is that it looks relatively easy!

Life With Lauren said...

Love this will have to make one!

SarahJane Miller said...

OOO. I am really loving this! What a fun way to color accent! Thanks for sharing! I am following you back! Excited to get to know you :)

Jena said...

That is too cute!! We are doing a crafty christmas this year and this might be just the ticket for my sister-in-law!

Following back :)

Kathryn said...

Fun, thanks for the tutorial! now following from the blog hop, would love a follow back

Andrea said...

Following you now as well! Cute blog! And awesome DIY project. I actually have an old vase just sitting around so I'll have to try this one. Thanks for sharing :)

Lorena Pizzo said...

Grazie di essere passata dal mio blog.Ti seguo con molto piacere.

Nichole said...

Oh very cute!

My Thrifty Chic said...

Super cute!! My bestie did this for her bridal shower but... they put water in them and that didn't work so great :/ I found you through the blog hop! I am your newest GFC follower :)

Erica said...

This is so pretty. The bright yellow color makes it look like it is glowing!

dotty said...

i heart all things ombre, so this is AWESOME!

p.s. i'm totes your blog's newest follower :)
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