Mother’s Day Crafts with Recycled Glass Jars

Try making Mother’s Day crafts with recycled glass jars, and your mother will love her gift. This article will provide you with detailed instructions for creating a garden photo jar, a note holder, and a thumbprint vase using recycled glass jars. CONTENT: Try making Mother’s Day crafts with recycled glass jars, and your mother will love her gift. This article will provide you with detailed instructions for creating a garden photo jar, a note holder, and a thumbprint vase using recycled glass jars.

Garden Photo Jar

For this Mother’s day gift you will need a glass jar and lid, fake or dried flowers, a hot glue gun, hot glue sticks, tweezers, sticks, pine cones, acorns, other nature items and photo.

Begin this recycled craft by using the glue gun to glue the nature items you have found to the border or corners of the photo. Then glue two small sticks across the bottom to help the photo stand up, but make sure the photo and sticks fit in the jar.

Then add some glue to the bottom of the photo and lower it gently into the jar. Attach it to the bottom and add more nature items around the jar using the glue and tweezers. Glue leaves, and flowers to the lid of the jar to cover it completely. When the glue has cooled seal your recycled jar and it is ready for Mother’s Day.

Note Holder Jar

You will need a clean glass jar, an old magazine, scissors, rice, wire, glue, pliers, index cards, and skewers or tongue depressors. You can also paint the skewers to create a more personalized Mother’s day gift.

Start this craft by cutting out several images from the magazine. Glue the images to the outside of the jar to completely cover it. Then fill the recycled jar with rice.

Cut a few six inch pieces of wire. Wrap the end of a piece of wire around the end of each skewer to secure it in place; add glue where needed. Remember to leave 3 inches of free wire on the end of the stick.

Twist the remaining end of wire into a spiral shape and stick a note card into the spiral. Place the note holders into the jar and your recycled Mother’s day craft ready.

Thumbprint Vase

To turn a recycled glass jar into a mother’s day gift you will need a glass jar, scissors, ribbon, glue, paint, paper plate, and paper towels.

Start this recycled craft by glue a piece of ribbon around the rim of the glass jar. Then pour several different colors of paint onto the paper plates. Lightly press your thumb into the paint and press it onto the jar.

Cover the jar with paint thumbprints. Create a pattern if you like or keep it simple and go abstract. You can also make flowers by using a thumbprint as the center and making several prints around the center to look like flower petals. Allow the paint to dry and fill the recycled jar with flowers for Mother’s day.

These Mother’s day crafts is a great way to recycle glass jars. Instead of spending a lot of money on Mother’s day gifts try these recycled glass jar crafts.

Originally published at https://sarahganly.blogspot.com.

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Sarah Ganly is an artist, entrepreneur, and lover of life. She is a lifelong learner dedicated to making people smile.

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Sarah Ganly is an artist, entrepreneur, and lover of life. She is a lifelong learner dedicated to making people smile.

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