Day or Night Tissue Paper Decorated Jars

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By General Crafts Contributor Amy from the Etsy Shop DangerousRainboCraft.

Kids can create a tissue paper vase or nightlight with a little help from a parent and some Mod Podge!

Decorate some recycled glass jars that can be used day or night.  This would make a great craft for all the dads out there to help the kids with for a Mother’s Day gift!

What you need:

Cut up small squares of tissue paper.

Brush mod podge onto a small section of your glass jar a little over the size of your tissue paper cut outs.

Place a tissue paper cutout over the top of the mod podge section and gently press the edges down with your brush. Brush on your next sections so the papers overlap. Continue adding mod podge and papers till your jar is covered. When your work is dry brush on a top coat or 2 of mod podge.

Use your decorated jar as a vase to enjoy during the day. ( its best to use a strong mod podge like outdoor or dishwasher safe when using as a vase so your work wont get ruined when you change or add the water)

Put a short strand of lights or battery operated candle inside your jar to create a soft glowing lamp. Make a bunch to light up your patio for late night outdoor gatherings.

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About Amy

Amy will be sharing with us polymer clay tutorials, tips, and techniques, as well as an occasional general craft project. She is always thinking of something new and fun to create. She loves painting, drawing, origami, and clay sculpting. Amy is a mother of 2 beautiful girls who lives in central IL. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, crafts (of course), reading, spending time outdoors, and watching 80's and Disney movies. Amy loves to live life colorfully. Her motto is "anyone can craft". She is excited to be able to share tips and tricks with her fellow crafters. Amy is always happy to receive comments and answer any questions regarding her blog posts. Check out more of Amy's jewelry and buy some for yourself at her Etsy shop, DangerousRainboCraft.

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