Holiday Vintage Metallic Jars

Holiday Metallic Jars



Christmas day will be here in no time so lets get started on some simple and stylish projects that don’t cost a lot of money. I love this one; metallic Mason jars; something that can be used year-round but looks particularily great during the holiday time.


Holiday Vintage Metallic Jars

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Needed: Various sized Mason-style jars; preferably with raised lettering or designs on the outside, metallic spray paint such as Krylon, a medium sand paper, floral sprigs or votive candles.

Assembly is easy: 1/ Wash and dry the jars inside and out. 2/ Spray the outside of the jars with 2-3 very thin spray coats of paint; letting dry between each spray. Note: do this outside for good ventillation. I find that spraying within a large cardboard box helps keep any overspray contained. 3/ Once completely dried, lightly sand away some of the paint over the raised areas, edges and corners. 4/ Place a votive candle in each jar and watch the flicker through the sanded areas or, use as a vase by placing sprigs of greens or flowers in the jars.

Here’s some other examples of vintage metallic jars (photos are not mine):

Create the ombre effect by mixing your metallic paints!


Imagine silver and pink for an outdoor spring tablescape!


Gold is always a classic; especially around Christmas and New Years!



I hope you have fun with this one- an easy project that helps to use up all those Mason jars!

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