Spooky Bats Apothecary Candy Dish
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Spooky Bats Apothecary Candy Dish

Halloween Candy looks festive in these painted Apothecary Jars!  Using Martha Stewart Multi-Surface Craft Paint™ and Stencils, these glass jars are quick, easy and fun to create for your next Halloween party!

Designed by Chris Williams, courtesy of the Plaid Creative Team.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Mulit-Surface Craft Paint - Satin, Carrot
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Multi-Surface Craft Paint - Satin, Beatle Black
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Adhesive Stencils - Holiday Icons II
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Foam Pouncers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts™ Patterning Tape
  • 4" Apothecary Candy Jar
  • Water Container
  • Paint Palette
  • Paper Towels
  • Rubbing Alcohol

Project Instructions

Clean glass candy dish with warm soapy water, rinse in clean water, and dry thoroughly.

Moisten paper towel with rubbing alcohol and wipe over entire glass surface; allow to dry.

Measure and mask desired widths using patterning tape, leaving front of candy jar free of stripes.

Mask off above and below vertical strips for desired height.

Load pouncer with Carrot and paint vertical bands representing pumpkin sections. Allow to dry and reapply if necessary. Allow to dry.

Position bat adhesive stencil in center of jar and stencil with Beetle Black using pouncer. Reposition stencil and paint a second bat. Continue until desired number of bats in flight is completed. Allow to dry.

When dry, bake to cure. Place glass in cool oven; set oven to 350°F and bake for 30 minutes. Turn oven off and allow to cool in oven. Remove when completely cool.

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