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Make cute button jars to organize your supplies!
Recycle your old jars to make a cute button lidded jar set to organize your doodads!

Posted by Mark Montano Published See Mark Montano's 278 projects »
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  • How to make a jar. Button Jars - Step 1
    Step 1

    Drill
    Scrap wood
    Hammer
    Here's a photo of what you'll need:
    Jars with metal lids
    Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint in Black (Carbon)
    Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint
    Sanding block or sandpaper
    Wax
    Black cord
    Paintbrush

  • How to make a jar. Button Jars - Step 2
    Step 2

    Hit your lids with a hammer to give them an aged/beat up look
    *Not too much, they still need to fit on your jars
    Mark your holes and drill them
    Paint the lids with black chalky finish paint

  • Step 3

    Watch the video tutorial here:

  • How to make a jar. Button Jars - Step 4
    Step 4

    After the black paint is dry, rub wax along the edges and dents on the lid
    Paint the lids again in different colors
    Lightly sand the lids to expose the black paint on the dents and edges
    Thread with the black cord
    Tie a knot on the underside of the lid

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Mixed Kreations
Mixed Kreations · 19 projects
Great project! Your little button jars are so cute! Sharing @ MixedKreations.com/blog
Mark Montano
Mark Montano · 356 projects
Glad you like these! Let me know when they're up and I'll feature your blog in return. Have a terrific day!
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