Latex Painted Mason Jars for Valentine’s Day

Latex Painted Mason Jars for Valentine’s Day

These are vintage mason jars I painted for Valentine’s Day using latex paint. The vintage jars are my favorite! I sold these sets. I almost wanted to keep them All! But… I’m already over flowing with mason jars, literally! LOL.

I did these jars as a test projects with latex paint. I used Valspars test sample sizes. I did these before I started to document my mason jar crafts…

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A mix of colors I made from the samples. I used Floetrol with my latex paint to make it smoother and minimize brush marks.

You also want a smoother finish brush painting buy a good paint brush. Its worth the money and if you take care of it… it will last! 🙂 Purdy or the like.

Latex painted vintage mason jars for Valentine's Day decor.

You can see I distressed these and the paints colors sanded different on the one jar. I dig it but didn’t expect it.

Using the latex paint I recommend a quick sealer between coats if you can. I just use flat clear coat spry paint and do a quick light spray between coats. The paint can drag when you apply more coats.

Be light handed adding more coats of paint.

Latex painted vintage mason jars for Valentine's Day decor.

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These jars I added wooden glitter hearts with twine ties. I bought a bunch of plain wood hearts, decorated them and drilled holes for the twine. I decorated the glues the hearts together.

Latex painted vintage mason jars for Valentine's Day decor.

I drilled a hole big enough to fit some twine through. I love these little wooden hearts! 🙂


Latex painted vintage mason jars for Valentine's Day decor.

These hearts I just added wood stain and the hearts are a natural wood. Twine wrap and tied through the heart again.

Latex painted vintage mason jars for Valentine's Day decor.

So here we are using latex paint! It works. Make sure you use a clear top coat to protect the paint for a lasting finish. Clears will come in gloss, flat/matte and satin finish. I used flat/matte spry paint.

Also do not soak the jars, they can be quickly washed then dried or whipped down with a damp cloth.

Have you painted mason jars or glass with latex paint before?

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