american flag mason jar votive holders

Time Required :
About 30 minutes
Difficulty Level :
Beginner
Beginner
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Step 1
Total with Dry Time: 1 hour
 
Quantities Needed for this Project:
3 - Ball® Mason Jar Smooth Side (384171)
3 - Flag, 4"x6" – USA (113140) 
Step 2
Remove the flag from the wood flagstaff by pulling out the staples. A pair of pliers works best. Discard the stick. 
Step 3
Protect your work surface; palette paper works well. Apply the Mod Podge® hard coat finish to both sides of the flag with a foam brush.  
Step 4
Position the coated flag on the Mason jar and smooth out with the foam brush. Let dry. 
Step 5
Pour sand into the Mason jar until it's about 2" deep. 
Step 6
Place an LED candle on top of the sand.
 
TIP: Household tongs work best in placing the candle into the jar. 
Step 7
Wrap jute three times around the top of the Mason jar and tie a knot facing the front of the jar. 
Step 8
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels 
 

Supplies Available Online

Supply List

  • Ashland® Flameless LED Votives, White (sku 10130135)
  • Ball® Smooth Side Quart Mason Jar (sku 10384171)
  • Mod Podge® Hard Coat (sku 10415361)
  • Bead Landing™ Mini Flat Nose Pliers (sku 10443467)
  • ArtMinds™ Foam Brush (sku 10604223)
  • Bead Landing™ Natural Jute (sku 10271010)
  • Tongs
  • Paper Plate (or Palette Paper)
  • Scissors
  • Flag, 4"x6" – USA (sku 10113140)
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Total with Dry Time: 1 hour
 
Quantities Needed for this Project:
3 - Ball® Mason Jar Smooth Side (384171)
3 - Flag, 4"x6" – USA (113140) 
Step 2
Remove the flag from the wood flagstaff by pulling out the staples. A pair of pliers works best. Discard the stick. 
Step 3
Protect your work surface; palette paper works well. Apply the Mod Podge® hard coat finish to both sides of the flag with a foam brush.  
Step 4
Position the coated flag on the Mason jar and smooth out with the foam brush. Let dry. 
Step 5
Pour sand into the Mason jar until it's about 2" deep. 
Step 6
Place an LED candle on top of the sand.
 
TIP: Household tongs work best in placing the candle into the jar. 
Step 7
Wrap jute three times around the top of the Mason jar and tie a knot facing the front of the jar. 
Step 8
Share your project photos with #MakeItWithMichaels