To kick off the summer, I’m launching a RECYCLE, REDUCE, REUSE project series, where I recycle and repurpose objects that I’ve consumed throughout the month and reuse them as beautiful,functional everyday objects.
Project #3 STUDDED PIGGY BANK
What you’ll need……
Empty Mason Jar
Hot Glue Gun
STEP 1: Wash mason jar with dish soap and towel dry.
STEP 2: Add 1 inch of paint into mason jar.
STEP 3: Twirl mason jar around in circular motion until the entire jar is coated with paint.
STEP 4: Turn jar upside down to let excess paint drain out, moving the jar from each spot every 5-6 seconds; continue this step for 2-3 minutes.
STEP 6: Let jar dry right side up for 24 hours or until completely dry.
STEP 7: Apply 1 to 2 coats of mod podge to the inside of the jar with a paint brush or sponge brush to seal the paint, leaving an hour in-between coats to dry.
STEP 8: Using a hot glue gun, apply decorative studs or beads.
STEP 1: Using an x-acto knife, carefully cut a 1 inch wide rectangle in the center of the lid.
STEP 2: Apply 2 coats of paint to the lid, leaving 30 minutes in between coats to dry.
STEP 3: Apply 2 coats of mod podge to the lid to seal paint, leaving 30 minutes in between coats to dry.
COMPLETION TIME: Up to 24 hours.
Here’s the finished product!…… Be sure to check out all the other projects in this series.