sequin mason jar vase how to

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I’ve been remiss. I’ve kept you in the dark.


Can you forgive me?


I promised a tutorial on the sequin mason jar that I shared last week.  You know the post, right? The one where I ran a giveaway for a case of amazing blue Ball mason jars …



… and before I get to the ‘how to’ part of this post, how about I finish up that piece of unfinished business.  Because the giveaway is closed.  A winner has been chosen.  And notified by email.  And I have her address (congratulations Nancy T.) and her prize should be winding its way to her soon …


Now, I told you this project was super simple, right?  Like super duper simple.  So don’t blink …


Step 1:  Take some Mod Podge gloss and brush some into the bottom and around the top of the mason jar …




Step 2.  Dump in sequins, put on the top and shake …




Step 3.  Let dry overnight.  Style with flowers …



Now, keep in mind that Mod Podge is, at its core, glue.  So you can’t put water in these vases.


I found a pin on Pinterest that said you can just add water and sequins to your vase.  They claimed some some would float and some would sink.  So I tried it.  And, for this project, I can tell you it didn’t work as envisioned  No, I can do one better.  I can show you …




See?  Okay, some did float.  Some did sink.  But the overall effect was a mess …


I may need to pin it to a pin-fail Pinterest boardSmile


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  1. gilda crolla says

    enjoying your blog very much!!!!. I do not have a blog, but I enjoy this blog world so much with all the ideas and stories I feel like I have made so many friends. I have missed out on so much!!!!. But I too enjoy decorating my home and changing things around and crafting…
    thank you for the inspirations!!!


  2. Lisa says

    Couldn’t you use an epoxy or silicone glue on the inside so it’s water tolerant? Just wondered if you’ve experimented with that?


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