Tinted Bejeweled Mason Jar

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Last week I posted the tutorial of the mason jar lantern cute isn’t it? This week have another mason jar that needed a “Tinted and Bejeweled” makeover and I will show you what I did!

What you need

A Jar of your choice

Mod Podge (in Gloss)

Food Coloring (in whatever color you want)

 A Plastic Cup

Newspaper to protect your surface.

*Optional* Old jewelry and hot glue gun.

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Mix food coloring and some water into a plastic cup. You can do any color combination you like. This determines the intensity of your color. My first layer of color I use 3-5 drops of color that is a light tint for deeper color use more drops.

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Pour a fair amount of Mod Podge into your jar then add your food coloring mixture.

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Carefully swirl the jar around coating the whole inside with the mod podge/food coloring mixture. Pour the excess back into plastic cup.

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Let your jar dry upside down for 30 minutes. Place the jar face down on top of wax paper and a cookie sheet into an oven, set on warm. Let dry upside down this way for about 10 minutes and then flip them over and let them dry another 20-30 minutes

*Note* I did multiple layers of colors and the first layer I let dry overnight vs the oven technique most likely because I was at my grandmother’s house and she was cooking and I am not delaying home cooked meals lol. For the other layers I used the oven.

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This is the lightly tinted jar.

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I added more color to my mixture and played around with the swirls to form some kind of design. *Note* to prevent for Mod Podge from drying out but a sandwich bag over the cup in between layers.

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I attached some of my old jewelry with hot glue. It kind of reminds me of the sea with hidden jewels in it.

Worth mentioning… You cannot drink/eat out of this anymore glue doesn’t taste good and may kill you. If you put water in it i.e. as a vase the color will loosen and fade. If you don’t like the outcome you can start over by washing it.

Enjoy!