Thursday, January 31, 2013

DIY: Glitter Mason Jar

Little bitty disclaimer, and then we'll continue to the fun stuff. If you're only here for SPD, you can skip over the smaller text:

I talked things over with my besties last night about the stalker issue. After all, BFF's know best. (If you're uber confused, click here.) Brittany said, "Wow, they are b*tches." And Tiffany said, "Why aren't they focusing on their own life? Their life must be lacking if they're so concerned about yours." Totes agree.

Thus, I have a new approach. I am going to continue writing about the fun stuff in my life, not including them, so that maybe... just maybe... they'll realize that they're worthless. Yulp, I said it. I don't mean that in a "mean" way, I mean it in the literal way. Less than worthy of being written about. At the end of the day, I have my life and my husband, and they have......(wait for it)......their constant thoughts about sweet ole me. (Yes, they're even on my blog this morning. At 6:06am to be exact.) I'm touched. But really, Husband & I already changed our phone numbers. And when I told my parents the dealio about not giving out our numbers, they agreed that they won't to anyone - including the stalkers. No more worries here.

So yadda yadda... my bloggity friends are getting to know the real me. True Life: I Have Real Life Stalkers.

Anywho...Let's get down to biznaz. Pinterest makes my heart happy.

Original Pin:

My version:
I happen to loveee it. Here's how to make it:

Step one: Gather necessary supplies.
Supplies include: mod podge, glitter of your choice, mason jar (le duh), something to use as a stirrer (ex: I used cake pop sticks), something to rest the mason jar on (ex: card stock), ribbon, and hot glue + gun. (Ribbon and hot glue + gun aren't pictured.)
 Step two: Mix mod podge and glitter.
Stir that sucker up like it's going outta style. Don't put as much mod podge as I did; I used way too much.
 Step three: Shift the jar around to cover the interior with mixture.
Be careful not to drip any on yourself or something else.
Step four: Look inside.
... Just because. No real productive reason.
 Step five: Place the jar upside down.
This helps the excess mixture leak out. If your paper is really thin, it'll seep through. May 'ought to find something thinker, like a paper plate.
 Step six: Add a bow.
You'll use the hot glue + gun to make that baby stick.
Step seven: Display somewhere visible.
Don't forget to put something in your jar. Yay! You're all done.
I linked up with Steph and Katie and you should too.
Kbyenow.

11 comments:

  1. between glittering and using food coloring to dye mason jars, the possibilities are endless, good job! is the inside smooth?

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  2. I need this in my bathroom! Anything that involves glitter is a winner in my book! I had no idea mod podge dried clear! Now I know! :) Let the glitter crafting begin!

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  3. this is adorable! I haven't seen the glitter ones yet. I might have to make one for my brushes!! :)

    Thanks for linking up with us!

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  4. Great job on the jars! Our wedding colors are black, champagne and gold. I have thought about doing these for our rehearsal dinner!

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  5. So cute!!! This one I could totally do, haha. And sorry about your stalkers. That's annoying. :(

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  6. Thumbs up here!! Ya gotta love Pinterest. -- how to exercise, decorate your home, fix a recipe and get an outfit idea on in one setting!! :)

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  7. That is completely adorable! Your version turned out really well. :)

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  8. That is precious!! I love the gold and black! Thank you for linking up with us!!

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  9. So cute! Don't you just love Pinterest?! Obsessed.

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  10. These are so cute!
    I've been wanting to make something like this for awhile now.

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