Chalkboard Paint Mason Jar Candleholder
Create a super-cute Chalkboard Paint Mason Jar Candleholder. This fun and unique gift-giving idea can be easily adapted to hold treats, dry soups, or other goodies and is a beautiful way to show someone you care.
- Wide-mouth pint mason jar, approximately 3-3/4” tall
- Battery-operated tealight candle
- Washi tape of choice
- Prima Marketing paper flowers, two of choice
- Doodlebug Designs Black Doodle Twine
scissors, painter’s tape
- Sizzix Vagabond Die Cutting and Embossing Machine
- My Favorite Things Die-Namics Rustic Hearts Die from Lisa Johnson Designs
- Paintbrushes: fine-tipped, craft flat, foam
- Faber-Castell® Design Memory Craft: Chalk Board Paint (770316), Steampunk Gelatos® Collection Black Cherry and Iced Coffee (770164), PITT Artist Stamper’s Big White Pen (770013), Gel Medium (770303), Glass Bead Glitter Gel (770317)
- Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Dodz 3-D Permanent Adhesive
- 1. Die cut heart shape from painter’s tape to create mask, overlapping strips of tape if necessary. (Note: May also trace shape onto tape and hand cut.) Adhere tape mask to front of jar.
- 2. Mask off 1” area immediately under neck of jar using painter’s tape.
- 3. Apply slightly heavy coat of chalkboard paint from neck of jar to base using foam brush. Let air dry.
- 4. Once chalkboard paint is completely dry with no shiny areas, remove tape masks slowly and gently.
- 5. Adhere washi tape around jar at top edge of chalkboard paint.
- 6. Cover washi tape with light coat of gel medium using craft brush to seal.
- 7. Paint glitter gel around outside perimeter of heart using fine-tipped brush; let dry.
- 8. When glitter gel has dried, add dots around heart outside of glitter border using Big White Pen.
- 9. Rub Gelatos® on different areas of chalkboard paint; blend with fingers to create patina, light distressing, and shimmer.
- 10. Double-wrap baker’s twine around neck of jar; tie in bow and trim ends. Adhere flowers to bow using adhesive dots.
- 11. To use, fill with sand to just below bottom point of heart; add candle.
- 1. If any areas of chalkboard paint are still shiny, then the paint has not completely dried. Let dry a little longer to get best results.
by Lisa Adametz (www.papergrace.com) for Faber-Castell (www.fabercastell.com)