Thursday, February 23, 2012

DIY Spring Apothecary Jar

I am so excited to share this!! This was my inspiration:
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And here is mine!
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This is how you do it!
Materials: Gorilla Glue, 2 Clear Mason Jars, Spray Paint and 2 candlestick holders, finials, and round disc
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I first spray painted every piece. I did this very quickly because by the time you sand and do the stain you will see no bubbles of paint.
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When they are dry give each wooden piece a quick roughing up with sand paper. As you can see in the background I bought the paint from my inspiration, but it didn’t match my kitchen. I am thinking I need to made more for the living room and use the blue!
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This was my first time antiquing anything, but it was so simple! I painted on the stain (roughly) and quickly wiped it off with a paper towel. I LOVE the results! I may do this to everything I spray from now on!
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Glue everything together and let dry for several hours. I plan on adding another round disc at the bottom because it is a little top heavy.
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I added these eggs for Easter. I love the fact that I can screw off the top and change out the d├ęcor (ornaments for Christmas, Halloween candy, pumpkins…)

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Here are some more inspirational pictures via Pinterest.
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I LOVE them all!

I am linking up with Every Crafty Endeavor!


Carrie said...

oh these are super cute I am making some of these for sure!!!!

Robyn Beele said...

Carrie it was really so easy! I plan on making several more!