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Friendship Brownie Mix Gift Jar

By  Melony Bradley 

  • Friendship Brownie Mix Gift Jar
  • Recipe

Materials

  • Ball Quart Jar (Jarden Home Brands)
  • Americana Acrylic Paint (DecoArt): Soft Blue.
  • Patterned papers: brown/white Swiss dot; red/white polka dot
  • Off-white cardstock
  • Red wool felt scrap
  • Wool roving: brick red; white
  • Blue Tiny Alphas Alphabet Stickers (Making Memories)
  • Acrylic gems: blue, 32; clear
  • Silver clip
  • Jute twine
  • Brownie mix ingredients (see recipe)

Tools

  • Duraclear Varnish (DecoArt)
  • Scallop-edge scissors
  • Adhesives (Beacon Adhesives): Fabri-Tac; Zip Dry Paper Glue
  • Needle felting tool and pad

Basic Supplies

  • scissors

Pattern - Friendship Brownie Mix Gift Jar

  • 1. Paint jar lid. Let dry. Apply varnish.
  • 2. Cut 4"x12" rectangle from paper to fit around jar. Adhere to jar. (Note: Wrap rubber bands around paper to secure while glue dries.) Use scallop-edge scissors to cut two 1"x12" strips from cardstock. Glue to top and bottom edge of rectangle.
  • 3. Print and cut out pattern.
  • 4. Needle felt heart red. Draw flower center and needle felt white. Glue flower to jar as shown.
  • 5. For label, cut a 1"x2-1/2" from paper. Adhere stickers. Cut 8" length from jute, thread through clip and clip to label. Tie label around jar.
  • 6. Adhere blue gems to scallop edges and crystal to center of heart.
  • 7. Write or print jar mix instructions on remaining cardstock; cut out and glue to back of jar.

    Recipe