Mother's Day Candy Jars

Mother's Day Candy Jars

Posted by DecoArt on Feb 10th 2015

A set of glass jars spells out your love for Mom in bright Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • rubbing alcohol
    • scissors
    • painter's tape
    • Mason jars
    • Contac® paper
    • #1 liner brush
    • cosmetic sponge
    • pen
    • black marker



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use rubbing alcohol to clean the outer glass on all jars. Let dry completely.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use a marker to trace scalloped label mask pattern onto Contac® paper three times.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use scissors to cut out the label shapes.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Peel backing off and center a label on the glass jar, pressing firmly to make sure all edges are down.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a cosmetic sponge and Lavender Fields to lightly dab all over the entire jar. Repeat the technique on the other jars separately using Chartreuse and Pink Cadillac.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Remove the Contac® paper once fully painted. Use a #1 liner brush and Eggplant to outline the scalloped opening on all three jars.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Use a cosmetic sponge and the same colors used on the jars to paint the lids. (We are going to make the jars more interesting by putting the lids on different-colored jars.)
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Use scissors to cut the MOM pattern into three pieces.
    16. Place a separate pattern piece inside each jar facing out and either hold or tape into place.
    17. Use a #1 liner brush and Eggplant to paint the "M's" and "heart" shape.
    18. Add Mom's favorite goodies, and they're ready for Mother's Day!
    19. Instruction #11


    "mom" Pattern
    Label Pattern