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Turn old jars into beautiful lanterns
Use gems and puff paint to create beautiful lanterns for your home!

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  • How to make a recycled light. Bejeweled Jar Lanterns - Step 2
    Step 1

    Lace
    Tape
    Tacky glue
    Gold spray paint
    Jars
    Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paint
    Flat back gems

  • Step 2

    Watch the short video tutorial here:

  • How to make a recycled light. Bejeweled Jar Lanterns - Step 3
    Step 3

    1. Tape lace around the center of the jar
    2. Spray paint the jar gold and let dry
    3. Glue gems in a pattern around the jar
    4. Add the Allure in Gold Leaf around each gem and create a design
    5. Try leaves, swirls and dots
    6. Add dots around the rim
    7. Add another color of Allure that matches the gems
    8. Dot and swirl until you're done and then fill with tea lights

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