DIY Frosted Glass Vase

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By General Crafts Contributor Sara, from the blog Clever Pink Pirate.

With Summer barbeque’s and outdoor gatherings in full swing, it’s time to spruce up the backyard. I wanted to create an outdoor centerpiece that would be budget friendly, easy to do yet still beautiful. Since I have an abundance of mason jars, I knew I wanted to create something with one of the jars. I went through my supplies and knew I wanted to create a frosted design look on a jar. I used a Glass Frosting Spray to create a DIY Frosted Glass Vase with minimal effort!

Craft Supplies You’ll Need:

Step 1: Wash and dry glass jar, completely.

Step 2: Start to wrap yarn from top to bottom, repeating in a zig zag pattern. Try to grasp the start and the end of the yarn under the yarn to avoid needing to adhere it to the jar. Continue until you have a nice coverage for the design of the jar.

Step 3: Shake the Glass Frosting Spray for approx two minutes, with vigorous motion.

Step 4: Place the can approximately 8 inches away from the glass, and spray in a continuous motion until it’s completely covered. Allow to dry.

Step 5: After approximately 15 minutes, spray a final coat of the Glass Frosting Spray.

Step 6: After the jar is dry (another 15 minutes), remove the yarn.

Your jar should now look like this:

Fill the jar with large stones or marbles. Then place a flower (real or fake) in the jar as a display.

A few more ideas to use these frosted glasses for:

  • Fill with a colored water using food coloring and water and place brightly colored daisies inside.
  • Put battery operated candles inside for illuminated night time center pieces.
  • Place silverware in these jars to make an eye catching centerpiece!
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My name is Sara and I am a mom of 2 fabulous kiddies who are 11 and 7. I started blogging over 2 years ago and as my blog grew, so did my ambitions. I found I couldn’t keep up with posting about deals as well as posting all of the ideas I wanted to share with the world. After realizing I was more of a modern day Pirate, going through life in the cheap lane and living more simplistically I created CleverPinkPirate.com. Here you will find my tips on living frugally along with some of my recipes, crafts, reviews and still a few deals. Be sure to keep up with me by following me one of the ways in the top right corner of my blog!

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