Monday, January 3, 2011

Inkling: Paper Flower Jar Lids

I’m trying to get my craft area a little more organized which requires more jars and containers.


 
Both of these jars are actually plastic. The tall jar is a vitamin bottle and the short jar is a makeup container. I cleaned out both containers and scrubbed off the labels. For leftover sticky residue from labels, I like to use Goo Gone.

The makeup container already had a black top but the vitamin bottle had a plain white childproof top so I covered it in grey wool.

Now for the fun part.
  • To make these paper flowers, cut out petals in any shape you choose.
  • Make the petals slight smaller as you near the center of the flower.
  • For these flowers, I crinkled the paper slightly.
  • Tape your petals together. I used double-sided tape in the middle of the flower.
  • You can curl the edges of the petal around a pencil or something smaller. I used a small art paint brush handle. 



Glue your flower onto the jar lid and enjoy.







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26 comments :

  1. This is a fabulous project!!!
    I would love it if you linked up to my party!
    http://paperissues.blogspot.com/2010/12/new-challenge.html

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  2. Saw your project linked up over at Skip to My Lou "I Made It Mondays" and just had to come by. I love the simplicity and elegance of your paper flowers. Stunning!

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  3. I love projects that use materials you have on hand! Everyone has empty containers, and sheets of paper. Who knew such a beautiful project could come from such simple supplies!

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  4. These are just beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

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  5. So pretty. I have a bday party to go to on Friday night. I may use your idea and put a little something in the jar. Thanks!

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  6. Stopped by from TT&J on Fb ...

    These are beautiful! I LOVE the detail on your paper flowers - gorgeous!

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  7. How pretty and simple. It was a great idea to use jars you already had, too.

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  8. What a pretty way to store your supplies. Just lovely!

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  9. I would love to have jars like that in my workspace! They are elegant with crisp clean lines.

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  10. What a fabulous idea! Love these!

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  11. Beautiful flowers! Such a great way to dress up functional items so that now they are a work of art as well! Love it! Thanks for linking up!

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  12. saw you on Crafty Soiree- what beautiful flowers!! they looks so expensive and swanky :D love that it's so simple!! thanks for sharing :)

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  13. What ingenuity! And inexpensive. Nice Way to dress up a jar. Linda

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  14. Found you at All about you on Texas Monkey. This is pretty cool, I can think of all kinds of places to use this on different projects,

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  15. What beautiful flowers! So fun to then add them to jars, great idea. I'd love to have you submit this to the M&T Spotlight: http://www.makeandtakes.com/spotlight

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  16. Ha! I see that you already did!! I guess I'm just so impressed by them!! :)

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  17. What a lovely way to spruce up a plain jar! Thanks so much for linking up today!

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  18. How fun and so graphic and the perfect texture! Love it!
    Thanks for linking up to Making It With Allie! I can't wait to see what you have for next week!
    AllieMakes.Blogspot.com

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  19. Cute topper! Love it!
    Thanks for linking up to Craftify It Thursday!
    Hope your having a great weekend!
    Jennifer

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  20. beautiful Carolyn! Thanks so much for sharing on Craft Schooling Sunday!

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  21. So beautiful...your craftroom must be lovely!
    Have a beautiful day!
    Theresa

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  22. Thank you for sharing!! Very, very beautiful!

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  23. omg this is gorgeous and it reminds me of Georgia O'Keeffe big flowers.


    Thank you so much for participating at http://passionatelyartistic.com

    and linking your fabulous project, see you next week.
    Maggie

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  24. Love it! I featured you in my wrap-up! Thanks for sharing.
    ~Gay~

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