Create fruit inspired mason jars for Spring parties

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Create Fruit Inspired Mason Jars as a part of the Craft Lighting Decoupage blog hop this week! My super crafty friends Angie from The Country Chic Cottage, Carolina from 30 Minute Crafts have teamed up with Stephanie from Crafting in the Rain and a bunch of talented designers to showcase our creativity!

Fruit Inspired Mason Jars are Quick and Easy!

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Here’s how to create Mason Jars Inspired by Fruit:

Super excited to show you what I will create from mason jars and tissue paper! I love to use Tombow’s MONO Aqua Liquid Glue as a decoupage medium.  I wanted a transparent finish on glass jars, so tissue paper was the perfect solution!  Gather your supplies and let’s get started creating Fruit Inspired Mason Jars!

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STEP ONE

To begin the Fruit Inspired Mason Jars, place a dollop of Tombow MONO Aqua Liquid Glue on the Tombow Blending Palette. Grab an old paintbrush and coat the outside of a tiny mason jar.  Apply torn pieces of red tissue paper all over the jar, coating with additional MONO Aqua as you go.  No need to be accurate, just tear and apply!

NOTE:  Make sure that you are using color-fast tissue paper since the MONO Aqua is a water-based glue. This will prevent the colors of tissues smearing and mixing on your project. I used packages of two-toned colored tissue that I found in the gift wrap section of the dollar store.

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STEP TWO

Repeat with a medium mason jar, applying light green tissue paper to the bottom third of the jar.  Dark green to the bottom quarter of the jar.  Attach random pieces of bright pink tissue to the top two-thirds of the jar. The largest mason jar is decoupaged with light and medium yellow tissue.  Then tear triangle shapes in a dark yellow tissue to give depth.  Let all three jars dry, which doesn’t take long, as the MONO Aqua sets up quickly!

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STEP THREE

Apply dark green tissue around the neck of the yellow jar and green triangles around the neck of the tiny red jar.  Brush on a top coat of MONO Aqua to seal each jar.  Don’t worry, the MONO Aqua goes on glossy but dries to a nice satin finish.

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STEP FOUR

Once dry, grab the Tombow MONO Twin Permanent Marker to add the details, with the fine tip draw a loose, shaky grid around the yellow jar and with the broad tip add tiny arrows in the center of each diamond.  Draw dots with the broad tip on the tiny red jar, and teardrop “seeds” on the bright pink jar.

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STEP FIVE

To finish the Fruit Inspired Mason Jars, wrap the neck of each jar with jute twine, tie in a knot and add a decorative button with Tombow Xtreme Tabs, which are perfect for attaching buttons because the tabs are super strong!

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Create Fruit Inspired Mason Jars for Summer Fun

And now for the final and fruity reveal!

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Now it’s time for the fun stuff! Click on the link below to visit ALL of the Craft Lightning Decoupage craft projects that ALL of my talented designer friends have created this week! I have enjoyed creating Fruit Inspired Mason Jars.

I just want to say that I have enjoyed sharing how to create fruit inspired mason jars for Spring parties with y’all today!  And also this (new to me) tissue paper decoupage technique with my favorite MONO Aqua Liquid Glue!  

I just LOVE the way that these mason jars turned out.  Sweet summer fruits – a tiny Strawberry, a wedge of Watermelon, and a regal Pineapple!

Fill these jars with tealights and watch them glow in the evenings on the patio; add spoons, forks, and knives for a backyard barbecue or fill with nuts, candy, and snack mix as the perfect hostess gift!  They would even make a fun addition to your studio filled with Tombow Dual Brush Pens, Markers, and MONO Drawing Pencils, the possibilities are endless! Grab your Tombow supplies and CREATE something today!

For even more Mason Jar Inspiration click on my DIY Stenciled Mason Jar project or my lucky Leprechaun Mason Jar Craft and see if you can guess what his beard is made of!

Thanks for stopping by!

5 thoughts on “Create fruit inspired mason jars for Spring parties

  • August 15, 2020 at 12:42 am
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    These are so fun and colorful. Very cute idea! Thank you for linking up your craft ideas to centerpiece Wednesday.
    Karin

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    • August 16, 2020 at 8:34 pm
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      Thank you, Karin! I am all about bright happy colors!

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    • August 16, 2020 at 8:34 pm
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      Thanks, Michelle! They are quick and easy too!

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