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How to recycle spice jars into decorative storage

Recycle Spice Jars Into Decorative Storage

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Step one: Use Goo Gone, or similar product to remove labels completely.  Clean jars completely, inside and out.

Step one: Use Goo Gone, or similar product to remove labels completely. Clean jars completely, inside and out.

Step two: Use alcohol ink to alter the lids of the jar.  I pounced on several coats.

Step two: Use alcohol ink to alter the lids of the jar. I pounced on several coats.

Step 3: Use a sealer of your choice.

Step 3: Use a sealer of your choice.

Step 4: A bit of gilders paste brings out the texture of the sealant and the ridges on the lid to add patina and age.

Step 4: A bit of gilders paste brings out the texture of the sealant and the ridges on the lid to add patina and age.

Step 5: Embellish Jar as desired.  I used decorative tape and staples from Graphic 45.

Step 5: Embellish Jar as desired. I used decorative tape and staples from Graphic 45.

Step 6: Find some embellishments with similar finishes to display proudly in your new alterd jars.

Step 6: Find some embellishments with similar finishes to display proudly in your new alterd jars.

Step 7: Display your lovely embellishments in a very fun way!  Cheers!

Step 7: Display your lovely embellishments in a very fun way! Cheers!

  • Spice Jars
  • Goo Gone
  • Washi Tape set by Graphic 45
  • Alcohol ink, Pitch Black
  • Kryon Sealer
  • Embellishments of your choice
  • Gilders Paste