Blackberry Jam Gift Jar

By  Niki Meiners 

  • Blackberry Jam Gift Jar


  • Glass quart canning jar
  • Cardstock (Core’dinations): Black Core Abracadabra; Vintage Asparagus; Ruby
  • Black Semi-Gloss Indoor/Outdoor Spray Paint (Krylon)
  • Jute Cording (Toner)


  • Sizzix items (Ellison): Big Shot Machine; Tim Holtz Movers & Shapers Die: Baroque; Bigz Die: Vines with Leaves & Fruit
  • Ink (Clearsnap): Smooch Illuminate; Vivid Vintage Green
  • Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue (iLoveToCreate)
  • Sandpaper
  • Rubber bands
  • 1. Die cut Baroque from Black cardstock. Sand edges of die cut and glue to jar. Secure with rubber bands while drying.
  • 2. Die cut Vines with Leaves & Fruit from Vintage Asparagus and Ruby cardstocks. Ink edges of vines and berry tops. Adhere vines to front of jar and secure with rubber bands while drying.
  • 3. Use Illuminate ink to highlight embossed areas and edges of berries. Adhere berries to jar as shown.
  • 4. Follow manufacturer's instructions to spray paint lid. Let dry.
  • 5. Wrap jute cording around lid; tie knot. Adhere berries to jute. Fill jar with blackberry jam and replace lid.