Mother’s Day Jar

Project Supplies You Will Need:

  • 1 Ball® Regular or Heritage Collection Pint Jar
  • 1 Ball Regular or Design Series Lid & Band
  • 1 Sheet of Polka Dot Paper
  • Colored Scrapbook Paper (11” x 13”)
  • Paper (8 1/2” x 11”)
  • Favorite Photo of Mom and Child (4” x 3”)
  • 1 Sheet White Paper (8 1/2” x 11”), cut into 4” x 1” strips
  • 1 Arti?cial or Dried Flower
  • Additional Supplies to have on hand: White glue, scissors and pen.

Step-by-Step Craft Directions:

  1. Getting Started: Read all instructions before starting. Assemble all supplies.
  2. Preparing Jar:
    • Cut Polka Dot Scrapbook Paper into a 11” x 3” strip.
    • Wrap Paper around Jar and Glue ends to back of Jar.
    • Cut Colored Scrapbook Paper into 4” x 3” rectangle.
    • Glue Photo at angle to Colored Paper; attach to front of Jar with Glue.
    • Write happy thoughts and praises to Mom on each strip of 4” x 1” paper. Don’t forget “I love you!”
    • Fold each strip in half and drop in Jar.
  3. Assembling Lid: Glue Flower to top of Lid and place on Jar. Screw on Band.

Fun Project Idea - Instead of paper, write your happy thoughts on colored foil with a ?ne point permanent marker. Then wrap foil around Mom’s favorite chocolates or candies. She’ll think of you with a smile every time she reaches in the jar!

For more information, download and print our step-by-step guide.

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