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Chalkboard Jar

Crafting Time:
  • Under 1 Hour
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Plaid
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Acrylic Paint (Satin) – Chipotle
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Acrylic Paint (Satin) – Beetle Black
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Acrylic Paint (Metallic) – Gold
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Acrylic Paint (Glitter) –Florentine Gold
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Chalkboard Paint – Black
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Adhesive Stencils – Scrolls
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Basic Brush Set
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Foam Pouncers
  • Stencil tape
  • Brush basin or water container
  • Foam plates
  • Paper towels
  • Craft knife
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Chalk

DIRECTIONS:

Preparation Instructions:
1.
Clean jars with warm soapy water; rinse well. Dry thoroughly.
2. Moisten paper towel with rubbing alcohol and wipe jars to remove any remaining dirt or soap residue.
Chalkboard Jar
1.
Measure and mask rectangle shape in desired size. Use stencil tape to create mask. Press tape in place.
2. Using small utility brush, paint rectangle with black chalkboard paint. Allow to dry and reapply until chalkboard is opaque.
3. Carefully remove tape when paint is dry. You may wish to score along the tape edge using a craft knife before removing tape.
4. Condition chalkboard paint before using. Wipe chalk over entire surface. Wipe away excess chalk dust with paper towel.
5. Stencil Chipotle border around chalkboard rectangle. Allow to dry.

Finishing Instructions:
1.
To create a more unified collection, paint metal lids one color. Sample lids were painted with Sterling. Apply multiple coats if needed.
If desired, add a stencil design to jar lid.

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