Author: Kelly

Rust-Oleum vs Valspar vs Krylon Color Comparison
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by on 03/22/201512/17/2017

Rust-Oleum vs Valspar vs Krylon Color Comparison

More spray painting goodies! Color comparisons! Rust-Oleum vs Valspar vs Krylon. I have my Spray Painting Tips post so now its time for some color comparing. I only go over so many colors in this post so don’t hesitate to ask about other colors. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission...

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Ball Mason Jar Styles
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by on 03/18/201512/17/2017

Ball Mason Jar Styles

This is a collection of the current styles of jars Ball has today. They do have the blue, green and the new purple ones too. Showing pictures and sizes. Around up you could say! haha. What is your favorite one? I love the Elite pints and the widemouthed quarts the most. I really love the...

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Stuffed Easter Bunnies and Bunny Printable
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by on 03/15/201512/08/2017

Stuffed Easter Bunnies and Bunny Printable

Spring is in the air! Finally! ha ha! Easter is just around the corner.. Today Im sharing some bunnies. Some stuffed bunnies and a free printable bunny! Im featuring some felted Easter bunnies from an Etsy seller Felt Like Sweets. What a clever shop name! How cute are these? They are scented!! His whole shop...

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Gold Glitter Mason Jars
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by on 03/11/201512/08/2017

Gold Glitter Mason Jars

More glitter! Have you made gold glitter mason jars? Do you want to? This more of a fun share post. 🙂 Check out my DIY glitter tutorial to make your own gold glitter jars! This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24...

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Watermelon Mason Jar Tutorial
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by on 02/24/201503/13/2018

Watermelon Mason Jar Tutorial

I have a collection of fruit painted mason jars… Today is a watermelon painted mason jar! Spray paint that mason jar! Painting tips here. This is Krylon Watermelon. They are the only one I could find with a watermelon color and I could only find it at Walmart in my area. This post contains affiliate...

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Printable Mason Jar Tags
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by on 02/17/201512/17/2017

Printable Mason Jar Tags

Printable mason jar tags! They are a PDF file and made with a transparent background so you can print on colored card stock. These can also be used for commercial use as tags for your products or the like. You cant sell the file but can print and use. 🙂 Pull into a program and...

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Website Makeover with WordPress
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by on 02/15/201512/17/2017

Website Makeover with WordPress

I Love to give people a new sparkly website! Competition is fierce on the net and your website is your first impression. Kelly, President of Kinahan Associates was in need of a serious update, the company website was trapped in 1998. The business has grown and we know design and technology changes in a blink....

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by on 02/07/201512/08/2017

Copper and Gold Painted Mason Jar Decor

Back in December 2013 or so… I listed a set of copper and gold painted mason jars… I listed them on a whim when a customer asked me to do some copper and gold tin cans for a centerpiece. Who knew they would be all the ‘rage’ in 2014 and seem to be going strong...

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St Patrick’s Day Mason Jars and DIY Shamrock Garland
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by on 02/03/201512/08/2017

St Patrick’s Day Mason Jars and DIY Shamrock Garland

I have some St Patrick’s Day themed mason jars shades of green & gold/ivory and I wanted to update the listing picture for it. Update: At the time I sold painted mason jars. Now I blog them and sometimes do a special request. I may go back to selling them when I move and have...

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Vintage Mason Jar Finds
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by on 01/28/201512/08/2017

Vintage Mason Jar Finds

I stopped into a local vintage shop looking for some vintage postcards for a future blog post recently. Any time I stop I always ask if he has mason jars, Im a sucker for the vintage jars, I collect the blue ones.     Half the lids have a bit of rust spots and others...

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DIY Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial
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by on 01/22/201512/17/2017

DIY Glitter Mason Jar Tutorial

Who doesn’t love glitter? Well, its a love hate thing because its messy! Ha ha. Glitter mason jars or adding glitter to a frame, a nic nac, burned out candle jar, wood, and so much more is pretty easy. 🙂 There are many existing tutorials but, here is my experience with glitter and mason jars!...

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Control Your Ribbon Ends Without Tape or Pin
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by on 01/18/201512/08/2017

Control Your Ribbon Ends Without Tape or Pin

Is your ribbon a tangled mess? Like my disaster of ribbon in this picture… Ive been doing some projects requiring ribbon so I really needed to turn my mess of ribbon to a much neater mess. Yes, a neater mess, ha ha if I could only had a workshop-craftroom like I see on Pinterest… Mine...

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Dylan’s Vintage Minute: Mason Jar
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by on 01/17/201512/08/2017

Dylan’s Vintage Minute: Mason Jar

Dylan’s Vintage Minute contacted me to use one of my mason jar photos for a video. How fun is that? The video is about mason jar trends. Check out her channel for other fun videos. 🙂   13

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Valentine’s Day Mason Jar Decor or Gift Jars
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by on 01/13/201512/17/2017

Valentine’s Day Mason Jar Decor or Gift Jars

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, oh my… We just got over the holidays! Where does the time go, sheesh? These are some Valentine’s Day mason jars I made a few years ago. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24...

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Mason Jars for Christmas, Robots, Monsters, and Snowmen
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by on 12/24/201412/08/2017

Mason Jars for Christmas, Robots, Monsters, and Snowmen

I made some fun holiday mason jar gifts, snowman and Santa. I also made a robot and monster night light! These snowmen mason jars are for my nephews to give as teachers gifts filled with candy, their mom had me make them. I found these great free for personal use teacher appreciation printable gift tags...

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Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe A la Mode Style
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by on 12/23/201412/17/2017

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe A la Mode Style

I wanted to make more homemade gifts this year and well, I have a stock of mason jars! Ha ha. I searched the net for recipes so this is my own gathered from around the internet. This recipe makes about 2 1/2 gallons of moonshine. Costs about $65 total using Everclear 190 proof. Great gift...

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Painted Mason Jar Use #205,980!
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by on 09/19/201412/08/2017

Painted Mason Jar Use #205,980!

Last month I had an Etsy seller purchase a set of my painted mason jars. She wanted them for display at her first vendor show. Paper Laced sells rustic chic style greeting cards, gift tags, and gift packaging. Elizabeth also offers eco-luxe stationery. How cool is that? She used my mason jars for business cards...

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Pencil Painted Mason Jar
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by on 08/13/201412/08/2017

Pencil Painted Mason Jar

Today Im going to share a fun pencil mason jar! This is perfect for a teachers gift, you can fill with goodies like candy or a gift card! I know teachers love gift cards, you can easily pop a few in the jar with some candy or the like. This post contains affiliate links for...

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Fall Painted Mason Jars
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by on 07/30/201412/17/2017

Fall Painted Mason Jars

I know, I know, fall already? Im not ready for it yet but, I have to share some fall mason jars! I did this set with a twine tie and gave them an aged look with a stain wash using a rag. Im in love with these faux acorns! The quarts below are Valspar colors....

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Succulent Mason Jar Planters or Herb Garden
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by on 05/25/201412/08/2017

Succulent Mason Jar Planters or Herb Garden

Can we get a shout out for succulents? I made some fun painted mason jar succulent planters, I going to have a sale local. I also have them all over my house too. This post contains affiliate links for Amazon and I make commission if you buy through my links in the next 24 hours....

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Mason Jar Piggy Bank
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by on 05/09/201412/08/2017

Mason Jar Piggy Bank

A friend of mine just had a baby so Im going to gift them some pictures and I just had to make a fun mason jar! I made her first piggy bank! Well, I hope she didnt get three piggy banks already! Ha ha!     I came across an Etsy seller that sells mason...

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DIY Painted Can Organizer
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by on 05/03/201412/08/2017

DIY Painted Can Organizer

A decorative can organizer! I made this intending to sell it but, the paper became a bit weird and its more time consuming than I like so I kept it! 🙂 However, its cute so Im sharing if you want to make one yourself. I just painted the cans with spray paint. I lined the...

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Baseball Painted Mason Jars
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by on 03/21/201412/08/2017

Baseball Painted Mason Jars

I had a customer contact me looking for a fun baby shower gift… She bought a set of my metallic painted mason jars a few months back. Her friends new baby boy is named Mason. The parents were painting his new bedroom in a blue and white baseball theme so we decided on some baseball...

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Best Gold Spray Paint
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by on 02/05/201403/11/2018

Best Gold Spray Paint

Have you bought gold spray paint and its just not gold really?? What the heck, the cap is gold?! Ive become a spray painting geek. Ive tried some various cans and found out they were total ‘fake’ outs and not really a yellow gold at all. The cap looked a yellow gold though… This post...

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Pastel Painted Mason Jars for Easter Decor
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by on 01/25/201412/08/2017

Pastel Painted Mason Jars for Easter Decor

Im going to share some of my pastel painted mason jars! A little Easter pastels! Lets think of spring! Its freeze right now in NY…. The pastels are perfect for Easter, baby showers, and parties. If you’d like to paint your own I have some spray paint tips in another post. You can certainly purchase...

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