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Napkin Decoupage on Glass Jars

Jane and Sonja
Upcycling glass jars into beautiful vases with a simple decoupage napkins craft.
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  • Set of 2 Jars 750ml and 500ml Smooth Rounded Jars with shoulders; lids removed
  • Americana Decor Chalky Finish for Glass in Everlasting
  • Mod Podge glue and sealer in matte finish
  • Paintbrush
  • Printed paper napkins
  • Scissors


  • Thoroughly wash jars with soap and hot water and let them dry completely before using.
  • Using a medium sized paint brush, brush on a coat of white glass paint on to the jars.
  • Prepare the printed paper napkins by removing additional ply layers leaving just the one printed layer.
  • With a pair of scissors cut around the individual images.
  • After the painted jars have dried, apply a thin layer of Mod Podge onto the jar on one side with a paintbrush.
  • Place the cutout on top of the glued area and gently press down with your fingers.
  • Apply another coat of Mod Podge over top of the paper cutout to seal.
  • Continue these steps for applying the other paper napkin cutouts, randomly placing them around the jars.
  • Leave the Mod Podge sealer to dry fully before using the jars as Summer vases. Place real or artificial flowers inside the jar.
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