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Make this brilliant flower vase from an old jam jar and a few Resene testpots.

Flower-tastic! - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 90

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Ice block stick, Old jam jar, Paintbrush, Red glitter, Resene Art Action glaze (gloss), Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer, Resene testpots of Resene Get Reddy and Resene So Cool, Sandpaper

Top tip: You might need to pour a little of the Resene Art Action Glaze into another pot if there’s not enough space to add and mix the glitter.

Here's another idea: This cool plastic bottle vase was painted with Resene Endorphin and dribbles of Resene Chaos, Resene Dizzy Lizzy and Resene Art Action glaze mixed with red glitter.

Make a flower vase from a jam jar

Another idea- Another idea: Use a bottle

Step 1
Step one
Wash and dry the jam jar thoroughly and then lightly sand the outside with sandpaper – this will help the paint to stick.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer to the outside of the jar and allow two hours to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint the outside of the jar with two coats of Resene Get Reddy, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Carefully dribble Resene So Cool down the side of the jar, as shown. Allow at least two hours for paint to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Pour the red glitter into the Resene Art Action Glaze and carefully stir with an ice block stick.
Step 6
Step six
Paint the outside of the jar with two coats of the glitter mix, allowing two hours for each coat to dry. How cool!

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