Painted Mason Jars: Pink – How to Paint and Distress Mason Jars. **** If You’re Looking for the Maple Leaf Mason Jar, Click HERE ***** You’d be surprised at how many questions I get about my painted mason jars. Painted mason jars in Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in Old White. I had every intention of calling in sick today. But it wasn’t going to be a real sick day. Crystal, I do two coats. Also, I’ve started using white primer (Zinsser) for the two white base coats vs. the chalk paint. It sticks much better to the jars, especially if I let it dry overnight before taping off the stripes. Frequently asked questions about chalk paint. Important things to know regarding chalk paint. The Do’s and Don’ts of chalk painting to ensure the perfect finish Step 1: Spray paint your mason jars white. I did two coats. Step 2: Mix together a small amount of color with some Mod Podge in a bowl. I used liquid watercolors and it worked really well. Cover your jars in a thin coat of this colored Mod Podge and then cover it in a lot of fine glitter. (You can If there a few things that collectively define a Southerner, I’d dare to say that Mason jars are right up there with casseroles and SEC football. After weekends spent whipping up Dad’s famous pear preserves, my family at least is guaranteed to have dozens of Mason jars laying around just begging to be crafted into something beautiful, and/or fall prey to my latest Pinterest project. .
Be the first to hear about special offers, events, popular new items and helpful home improvement tips. I’m continually asked why I don’t use Chalk Paint, so I thought I’d just put all the info in a post. That way, when I’m asked, I can just give people this link. These are adorable! I’ve painted mason jars too but never thought of the stripes! So cabana-like!! Thanks for the tip about the paint…I had NO idea HD now sells chalk paint…I just did a little happy dance 🙂 Seriously, I recently posted about chalk paint and companies that sell it…I’ll have to update that post! Not bad for such a cute project! Of course, I only used a tiny bit of adhesive and spray paint, so it really didn’t even cost me that much. And you may already have some mason jars and old soap bottles you could use at home! .