Thursday, January 5, 2012

Tinted Mason Jars

food coloring, mod podge (gloss/lustre -do not use matte), clean mason jar or any type of recycled glass jar (you can use small pickle jars or sauce jars, some water, ramekins,

Above is the original look of the mason jar. Mix your choice of food coloring with about 1 TBSP of water in a small bowl or ramekin. I used 2 drops of blue and 1 drop of green food coloring. Then in the jar, drop about a quarter size or 1 TBSP of mod podge (better to use gloss/lustre rather than matte!). Pour food coloring mix into jar and stir until mod podge and coloring is mixed well.

Turn the jar until you have the entire inside covered with the mod podge mix. Empty excess into a bowl. Place on foil or wax paper on a sheet and bake at lowest temperature (mine was 170 degrees). Bake for about 20-30 minutes. Turn upside down after the first 10-15 minutes (or whenever you think it's ready to be flipped).