Holiday Decorated Jars-Holly
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Holiday Decorated Jars-Holly

Turn plain glass jars into beautiful holiday masterpieces. These jars make great gifts and can be used to store almost anything, including those delicious Christmas cookies. Designs by Provo Craft
Craft Time: 30-60 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Ceramcoat® Acrylic Paint, Bright Red
  • Glass Jar with Wood Lid
  • Masking tape, &½-inch or wider
  • Paintbrush, round
  • Drill
  • Drill bit, ¼-inch
  • Water container

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Paint lid with Green. Use tip of paintbrush handle dipped in White to make dots on lid.

Step: 2

Cut out holly pattern. Carefully place on a piece of tape that is larger than the pattern so that it can be easily repositioned.

Step: 3

Tape pattern to inside of jar. Paint holly leaf on outside of jar with Green. Reposition pattern inside jar and continue painting leaves around outside of jar as shown.

Step: 4

Use tip of paintbrush handle dipped in Red to make holly berries.


If needed, enlarge pattern on copier to fit on holly jars.

Read and follow manufacturer's instructions for all products used.

Use photo as a guide when painting and assembling projects.

Let paint dry between coats and before adding any details or highlights.

Wash paintbrush with water and dry with paper towels before changing paint colors.