"Bright Ideas" Glass Jar

"Bright Ideas" Glass Jar

Posted by DecoArt on May 26th 2016

Collect all those "bright ideas" in the classroom or at home with Americana® Gloss Enamels™.


    • rubbing alcohol
    • painter's tape
    • cloth
    • small and medium brushes
    • glass cookie jar


    1. Use a clean cloth to wipe the jar clean with rubbing alcohol.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a medium brush to paint the squared area of the cookie jar in Calypso Blue.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use painter's tape to mask off the rays. Mix White with Calypso Blue to make a lighter blue and begin painting the rays.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Continue masking off and painting the rays all the way around.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use the pattern to outline the light bulb and a medium brush to paint it Bright Yellow. Mix Black with White to make grey and use a small brush to paint the bottom part of the light bulb.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Use a small brush to loosely write "Bright Ideas" in White. Use a small brush to add details to the light bulb in White and Black. Use a small brush to add rosy cheeks in Coral Blush.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Use a small brush to paint squares around the lid in Coral Blush. Mix Coral Blush with White and use mix to paint alternating squares.
    14. Instruction #7


    Bright Ideas Pattern