Make this: Pour Paint Valentine Mason Jar

View File to PrintPaint Pouring is a popular activity these days and you create paint pours on all kinds of things besides canvas. Sarah from our design team created this Valentine’s gift by pouring paint over a mason jar. This is a fun craft to do with kids. You can fill the jar with candy, love notes, little toys, a gift cards, and more. View the video below to see all the steps.

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• 2 – Wide Mouth Pint Mason Jar
DecoArt Pouring Medium
DecoArt Acrylic Paints: Snow White, Baby Pink, Royal Fushia, Desert Turquoise
Montana Gold Spray Paint
• PenBlade Craft Knife
2 – Decorative Knobs
• Adhesive Black Vinyl 12×12 Sheet
Black Bakers Twine
• Doodlebug White Doily
E6000 Glue
• 4 Small Plastic Cups
• 1 Solo Cup
• Popsicle Sticks


  1. Clean all glass and lids on Mason Jars with soapy water. Wipe dry, make sure glass is at room temperature
  2. Spray paint lids with gold spray paint. (3-4 coats) let dry between coats.
  3. Trace heart template on to the back of the adhesive vinyl & cut out.
  4. Place the heart on the smooth side of the mason jar.
  5. Start mixing 1:1 paint & pouring medium in small cups.
  6. Start with one color pouring stripes like shown in the photo.
  7. Continue with the other 3 colors doing the same technique.
  8. Flip jar around and do the back side so the jar is covered in paint.
  9. Flip jar over on to a solo cup to dry overnight.
  10. Once its dry trace around the heart with a pen blade.
  11. Carefully pull up the heart, saving it for the other mason jar.
  12. Place removed painted heart shape on to a doily.
  13. Trim the paint off the top of the mason jar where the lid fits on.
  14. Glue knobs on the top of the mason jars lids.
  15. Place the doily on the front of the second mason jar and wrap with bakers twine.
  16. Fill both jars with candy and put lids on.

Project Created by Sarah Owens for Craft Warehouse

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