Oh I know, you've probably been jarred to death. I have too. Jars, and every which way to recycle them, have been all over the crafty world forever and we just can't seem to let go of them. Browsing through the bookstore the other day however, I came upon a creative little book entitled DIY Mason Jars by Melissa Averinos. Paging through I spotted an idea for just about the prettiest jars I've seen yet, and just had to try my hand at them.
The jars she made were modeled after the vintage red cross symbol, which I love. She had done her jar in the traditional red and white, which looked smashing, but I thought it might be fun to try other colors.
So I did.
And I was pleased as punch at how they came out.
So pleased, that I have to keep wandering back into the livingroom so I can admire them. Again and again. Everytime I walk back into the room, my poor confused Gretel lifts her head up and stares at me as if to say "Really?"
And THEN I thought (since I was doing a lot of thinking) why stop at just the cross...why not try other patterns?
So I did!
Polka dots and hearts.
And I loved them too!!
These are a snap to make and truly are a great way to recycle and re-use old glass jars.
If you want to give them a try, pick up a copy of this fun book. Lots of other projects in there as well.
Have a happy, happy weekend sweeties!!!!