Make Paper Mason Jar Garland

[pinit]Easy DIY Mason Jar Garland[pinit]

Mason jar crafts have become a phenomenon over the past 2 years, to say the very least.  I, for one, am a huge fan of incorporating them into my home decor whenever possible.  You combine mason jars with my papercrafting obsession, and it is almost more excitement than a blogger like me can withstand.  Well, those two worlds collided for me in this Sizzix Canning Jars Die by Eileen Hull.  Today I am sharing how I used it on some recycled cardboard and fall patterned scrapbook paper to make this fun garland adorning my headboard.

Mason Jar Decor

Eileen Hull Picket Fence

I told you about Eileen Hull's Picket Fence Sizzix line a few months back, and am having as much fun with it as I predicted I would!

For this project, you will need:

Eileen's Sizzix Canning Jars, 3-D

Harvest Deight Fall Paper

Fall or other patterned scrapbook paper; I used Recollections Harvest Delight

Corrugated Cardboard

Paper Cement

Jute or other twine

Mini Clothespins

Tim Holtz Distress paint Silver

Ranger Distress Ink Vintage Photo

3D foam adhesive squares

TUTORIAL:

Die Cut the larger jars out of paper and cardboard

Adhere paper to cardboard with Paper Cement or favorite adhesive

Cut tops out of corrugated cardboard and adhere to jars with 3D foam squares

Paint mason jars with distress paint

Paint tops with silver distress paint, or leave as they are.  they look cool either way!

Mason Jar Garland DIY

Ink edges with distress ink on foam applicator and attach to twine with clothespins.

I love my garland, and have several more projects in mind for this die alone.  Make sure you visit Eileen at her blog for tons of inspiration!  You will want to set aside a chunk of time and be ready to watch your creative project to do list grow!

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