DIY painted vs. tinted mason jars

posted 3 years ago in DIY
Post # 3
30284 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@BeeRod527:  I love the boldness of the painted!

Post # 5
767 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I did a tinting fail on some glass bowls. I prefer the painted mason jars it looks “cleaner”.They are different shades of blue too though…

Post # 7
1214 posts
Bumble bee

You may need to check that you can still put water in the acrylic painted jars.  I think the paint may blister or bubble.  They look lovely though.  Maybe they need a coat of varnish too?  We are making our own mercury glass but doing it on the outside for the same reason.

Post # 9
1214 posts
Bumble bee

@BeeRod527:  No I don’t think so.  You can try painting another shape of glass conatiner.  I think the dark blue looks very nice.  It would be pretty painted inside something that looks like cut crystal (even if its not real crystal).  I like it the way it is too though.


Post # 12
3280 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I’m painting all of my mason jars tiffany blue for centerpieces. So far I’ve done 40 and love them! I’m putting hydrangeas and peonies in them. 

Post # 13
1214 posts
Bumble bee

Definitely POPS!  I love it.

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