Upcycled Vases

I’ve always liked the texture of Santa Cruz jars, so converting them into vases seemed like the right thing to do for my first project.

Time: 2 hours
Materials (seen below): jars, Krylon indoor/outdoor spray paint, yarn, glue gun,  gloves scissors, brown paper bag
Cost: $4

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Materials used

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1. Peel off the labels. These jars are nice because the glue is in one spot, verses all the way around. Make sure the outside surface is dry before painting.

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2. It helps to hold your fingers inside the mouth of the jar and spin as you spray; holding the jar still may cause uneven paint.

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3. Place lids on jars and rest upside down to paint the bottom. Allow a half hour or more to dry.

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4. Time for yarn! Leave a short amount of string on one side, using the majority of the yarn to wrap around the lip of the jar, gluing along the way.

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5. Done!

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