Painted & Distressed Mason Jar

Give your mason jars a shabby chic look with some acrylic paint and sandpaper.
Brush on some craft store acrylic paint; I used two coats.
Let dry overnight and then use a nail file to distress.
Finish them off with a coat of clear enamel.

Linda @ it all started with paint
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  • Brittany Brittany on Aug 10, 2018

    What kind of brushes do you recommend? I am obviously buying the cheapest ones, haha. These are so gorgeous!!


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  • Wanda Morat Wanda Morat on Sep 23, 2013
    Love, love, love, especially photographed on a mirror. Wow -- great job!

  • Ambiecraftsreads Ambiecraftsreads on Jun 06, 2014
    My friend has done this for the center pieces at her wedding reception. Painted all the jars a pink then sanded. Added raffia around top of jars. Pink flowers. Shes haveing a vintage shabby chic themed wedding. They are so pretty!!