To spray the jars, you'll need edding 5200 permanent sprays in telemagenta (colour code 905), copper, champagne gold and pastel rose. The numbers are written on using the edding 753 calligraphy gloss paint marker in black. First of all, completely cover your work surface and surrounding area with masking film.
Clean the jars thoroughly and remove any labels (hot water and washing-up liquid are best for this). Turn the jars upside down and spray all over in your chosen colours. In our Spray basics section, we’ve got handy tips on how to achieve the perfect spraying technique. To produce a really smooth paint finish, we recommend spraying with criss-cross strokes. Then leave the paint to dry thoroughly.
Once the paint is completely dry (this could take several hours), you can add the numbers. Draw freehand if you like, or download the numbers template from our website and transfer the numbers onto the jars with the aid of carbon paper.
The numbers should be clearly visible on the surface, so now you can trace over them before colouring them in using gloss paint markers. Once everything is ready, fill the jars with treats and arrange them to make an attractive display.
Products and materials
- 24 empty jam jars with a screw top
- Masking film and paper to cover surfaces when spraying
- Protective gloves, breathing mask (optional)
- Screwdriver for removing the safety ring
- Template with numbers (optional)
- Carbon paper
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