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September 23, 2011

Milky Heart Jar :: Enamel Paint Tutorial

I love jars. And I love upcycling used jars for new purposes. Like this upcycled frappaccino jar that I painted with enamel paint.

enamel paint tutorialI first made a heart template using Con-Tact paper and adhered it onto the jar. More details on Con-Tact paper here. Next, I applied a coat of FolkArt enamel acrylic paint by Plaid.

enamel paint tutorialNext, I peeled off the stencil. So cute, right?

To cure the paint, you can allow it to air dry for 21 days or bake it in a 350-degree oven for 30 minutes.

enamel paint tutorialOnce cured, tie a length of Baker's Twine at the top, fill it with milk, and enjoy.

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