Random Acts of Kindness Idea Jar

size: 8" tall


  • Recycled glass jar with lid
  • Wooden letters: R, A, K
  • Pink felt, 6" square
  • Construction paper: pink, black, white
  • Black/white polka dot ribbon, 12" length

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, black marker, sponge scrap, plastic bowl, paintbrush, newspaper (to cover work surface)


  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint: Lamp Black
  • Tulip Fashion Glitter: Black
  • Hole punch
  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • Aleene's Original Tacky Glue


  • 1. On covered work surface, paint lid and wooden letters Lamp Black. Let dry. In plastic bowl, mix water with glue to 1:1 ratio. Use sponge scrap to apply mixture on letters. While still wet, sprinkle with glitter. Let dry.
  • 2. Draw 5" heart shape on pink felt. Cut out heart. Use decorative-edge scissors to trim edges if desired. Glue heart on side of jar. Glue wooden letters to spell "RAK" on center of heart. Let dry.
  • 3. Cut 3" heart shapes from pink paper. Use decorative-edge scissors to trim edges if desired. Use black marker to write "Random Acts of Kindness" ideas on center of pink hearts. Fold hearts in half. Fill jar with hearts.
  • 4. For tag, measure and cut 3" black paper circle and 2" white paper circle. Glue white circle on center of black circle. Use decorative-edge scissors to trim around circle edges. Use hole punch to punch hole on top of circle. Use black marker to write "heartfelt ideas" on center of white circle.
  • 5. Measure and cut 12" ribbon length. Insert ribbon end through hole on tag. Wrap ribbon length around top of jar; knot ends.

by Melony Bradley

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