Glass Jar Upcycle

A while ago, I shared a collection of Upcycled Glass Jar projects I made to inspire me to re-use my (now massive) collection of glass jars. Today, I’m going to share the process I took in turning a nacho cheese jar into a decorative candle holder.

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Supplies:

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– a jar
– clear drying glue
– a bowl full of beads

Let’s get started!

1) Cover a swatch of the jar with glue.

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2) Dip the glue patch into your beads. I actually scooped up a handful and pressed the jar into my hand because I was afraid of getting glue on my bowl.

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3) Repeat this process all the way around, and allow to dry.

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Once the glue is dry, plop a candle in there and light it up. It makes for a great littleĀ center piece!

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Now, I have to tell you. The glue I used was not quick dry. The beads actually slid down and I had to re-bead the top section of the jar.

 

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Kerry. 29. Central Mass. Maker. Fan of all things bright. Click to learn more!

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