Rainbow-Colored Mason Jar Set

Rainbow-Colored Mason Jar Set

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 24th 2015

Teacher can organize supplies in all the colors of the rainbow with this desk accessory.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • Mason jars
    • 3/4" flat brush
    • jute



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a paper towel and rubbing alcohol to prep and clean all three Mason jars.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Using a 3/4" flat brush (the softer, the better) apply two coats of paint to the jars. Use the vertical lines (on both sides of jar; each jar has four) as a guide and leave the two sections unpainted (clear). Paint Jar 1: Lipstick/Pumpkin Patch; Jar 2: School Bus/Turf Green (see photo); Jar 3 True Blue/Iris.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Cut jute into three pieces and drag each piece through the paint with the brush: one in each color combination from step 2, blending from one color to the other.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Tie the corresponding colored jute to the top of each jar.
    8. Instruction #4