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« on: June 14, 2008 12:59:51 AM »

I found a special shaped olive jar in our glass waste and decided to give it a place on my desk.
At first i removed the lid, the labels in hot water and cleaned the jar. Then i used an off white acryl paint to paint the whole jar. When it had dryed I cut roses out of some old napkins I've kept in my crafting closet and glued them on the white painted jar with a special napkin glue. I guess you could use every glue that gets clear when it dries, but I haven't tried anything else yet. When the napkin layer was dry I applied a sealing coat and again, I let it dry. And that's it Wink I had a new pencil holder!

front of the pencil holder


back of the pencil holder


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mmd32
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2008 01:21:42 AM »

What a cool way to save a neat jar! I have some cool napkins AND some neat jars..I should try this!:D
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