DIY Moroccan Lanterns with Mod Podge Sheer Colors and Glitter Stencils

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Oh My….. we couldn’t stop making these lanterns~ They are so addicting and easy to make.  The glass is just a simple mason jar.  The bold color is Mod Podge sheer color and the stencils are the new Mod Podge Rocks stencils.  They can be used over and over and the patterns are super cute!  Of course we had to add a bunch of trims and faux diamond ribbon.

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Have a peek at our new end-cap at Michaels…. Lots of new goodies!

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What you need…..

Mason jar
Mod Podge ® Sheer Color – Yellow, 4 oz.
Mod Podge ® Sheer Color – Pink, 4 oz.
Mod Podge ® Sheer Color – Aqua, 4 oz.
Medium size paper cup
Craft knife
Paintbrush
Mod Podge ® Spouncer Applicators Set, 4 pc.
Mod Podge ® Rocks! Peel & Stick Stencils – Starlite
Mod Podge ® Rocks! Peel & Stick Stencils – Tangier
Mod Podge ® Podgeable Glitters
File folder
Glitzy trims
Craft glue

Additional: Glow-sticks or battery candles.

Video How To Use Sheer Colors

Instructions

Always begin by cleaning and drying your mason jar.

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Swirl Method: Pour Sheer Color Mod Podge into the jar. Swirl the Sheer Color around the inside until it covers all the sides. Turn the jar upside down into a paper cup and let the excess drizzle out of the jar. Allow it to sit for 10 hours. Turn the jar over and allow it to dry until the color is clear. Use a craft knife to trim off any excess around the rim.

Brush-On Method: Apply sheer color to the outside of the jar with a paintbrush. Apply as many coats as you wish until your desired color is reached. Allow for dry time in between coats.

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Place a Mod Podge stencil across the front of a jar. Spounce Mod Podge gloss over the stencil. Remove the stencil, poof the glitter over the stenciled area. Allow to dry and brush off excess glitter with a dry paintbrush. Repeat for the other side. Wash the stencil, reattach to the carrier sheet and use again.

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Attach glitzy trims to the vases and lanterns using craft glue. The jars that are made with the brush-on technique are suitable for filling with water or candles. The swirl technique is best used with silk flowers, glow sticks or battery operated candles.

Tip: When glittering, glitter over a file folder. You can fold the file up and use it as a funnel for recycling glitter.

Enjoy! xoxoxo

Cathie and Steve

DIY Recycled Valentine Vase with Mod Podge Sheer Colors

Mod podge sheer colors mason jar valentine craft

Craft this DIY Recycled Valentine Vase with Mod Podge Sheer Colors.  We promise it is easy!  The sheer colors are just swirled around the inside or you can brush them on the outside to tint any glass.

 Learn More about Sheer Colors in this Video!

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What you need:
Mason jar
Mod Podge ® Sheer Color – Pink, 4 oz.
Mod Podge ® Matte, 8 oz.
Valentine paper
Scissors
Foam Paintbrush
Mod Podge ® Mod Melts – White Milk Glass
Mod Podge ® Mod Molds – Flowers
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Hologram, 2 oz.
Hot glue
Rhinestones
Diamond trim
Silk flowers

Instructions

Always begin by cleaning and drying your mason jar.

Swirl Method: Pour Sheer Color Mod Podge into the jar. Swirl the Sheer Color around the inside until it covers all the sides. Turn the jar upside down into a paper cup and let the excess drizzle out of the jar. Allow it to sit for 10 hours. Turn the jar over and allow it to dry until the color is clear. Use a craft knife to trim off any excess around the rim.

Cut a design from Valentine scrapbook paper. Apply Mod Podge Matte to the back of the paper, position onto the front of the mason jar. Press with your fingers to remove any air bubbles. Top coat the image and the entire mason jar with Mod Podge Matte. Allow to dry.

Create the Mod Melt Flowers by heating a Mod Melt stick in a high-temp hot glue gun. Squeeze the melt into the small rose mold. Allow the melt to cool for 7 min. Remove the melt from the mold.

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To finish the rose Mod Melt, paint the melt with a coat of Extreme Glitter Hologram.

Hot glue diamond mesh ribbon around the neck of the jar, a Mod Melt rose to the front of the jar and rhinestones around the rose. Fill the vase with silk flowers.

TIP: Add clip art, monograms or computer printed words to make it personalized.

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