This easy DIY glitter Mason jar centerpiece is the perfect decor for many occasions! Use it as a Mason jar wedding centerpiece or for a chic garden party.
DIY Glitter Mason Jar Centerpiece
There are lot of ideas for Mason jar centerpieces out there, and many of them are pretty great, but I really like this DIY glitter Mason jar centerpiece because it is so versatile, frugal, and easy. Whether you’re having a birthday party, simple garden party, or a wedding, this glitter Mason jar centerpiece can work!
What makes this glitter Mason jar centerpiece so versatile is its simplicity combined with the fact that it’s easy to customize. Craft paint comes in pretty much every imaginable shade so you can get whatever color you’d like for the base of this glitter Mason jar, and there are no shortages of glitter colors to choose from. For instance, if you’d like to use this as a Mason jar wedding centerpiece, just look to your wedding colors for help customizing this glitter Mason jar centerpiece.
Above, I mentioned that the simplicity of this idea for Mason jar centerpieces is one of the things that makes it so versatile. Don’t get me wrong; this glitter Mason jar is not at all plain. Thanks to the glitter you get a long of bling for your buck! 😉 At the same time, it isn’t garish.
Tip: If you’re looking for ideas for Mason jar centerpieces for an outdoor occasion consider this fun soy Mason jar candle. It’s a frugal way to add a little extra mood lighting to your event!
Now, if you’re looking for Mason jar centerpieces for weddings my guess is that budget is a real concern. Don’t worry, this glitter Mason jar centerpiece is not very expensive to make, and with the supplies you purchase you’ll be able to make multiple centerpieces.
I also like that this glitter Mason jar centerpiece is so easy to make. Even if you’re seriously craft challenged, I know you can pull this idea for Mason jar centerpieces off! Yes, even if you’re using this as a Mason jar wedding centerpiece and have a million and one other things to do. The hardest part of this entire DIY glitter Mason jar project is getting the Mod Podge line straight. Just take your time (or perhaps put a piece of paint safe tape on to guide you) and you’ll be fine. 🙂
Here are some more of my favorite ideas for Mason jar centerpieces. Get creative, and you can adapt them into Mason jar centerpieces for weddings!
16 oz Mason jar
Multi surface craft paint*
Foam paint brush
Paper plate or paint palette
Newspaper or surface protector
*For my glitter Mason jar centerpiece I used bubblegum pink paint and gold glitter but feel free to use whatever colors best fit your occasion!
1. Place a piece of newspaper (or some other protective covering) on your work surface and squirt a small amount of paint onto a pallet or paper plate.
2. Paint the entire outside of the Mason jar with your chosen paint.
3. Let dry.
4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to add a second coat of paint to your glitter Mason jar.
Tip: Before moving to the next step ensure your Mason jar is 100% dry!
5. Paint the bottom quarter of the Mason jar with Mod Podge.
Note: Create as straight of a line as possible.
6. While holding your Mason jar over the newspaper, coat the Mod Podge area with glitter.
7. Let dry.
8. Add flowers (or whatever you want) to your finished DIY glitter Mason jar centerpiece.
Need more ideas for Mason jar centerpieces, including Mason jar wedding centerpieces? Get inspired by following Mason Jar Breakfast & More’s:
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