selected colors, letting them dry completely between coats. 2. Return lids to the boxes. Measure and mark off a 1/4″ border around each edge of the box with painter’s tape. Paint the border of each side with 2 coats of acrylic paint, then remove tape while paint is still damp.
affix to a bottle with double-sided tape. Wrap in twine. Picture Placecard To make these sweet placecards for Mom’s Day breakfast, print an adorable old picture of you and mom, back it with card stock and include a ribbon. Watercolor Planters Develop a marble result on old terracotta pots with leftover nail polish. – White acrylic paint – Plastic pail or tub 1. On a safeguarded work surface area, brush a coat of guide onto the outside and the inner rim of a clean pot. Once dry, use 2 or more coats of paint, letting the pot dry completely between coats.2. Fill a container with enough room-temperature water to totally immerse the pot.
Drizzle about 1/4 of the bottle of nail polish over the water to create a film on the surface. Immediately use a skewer to swirl the polish before it gets too sticky, then dip the pot into the water container at an angle and rotate it, allowing the polish to adhere.3. Pull the pot out of the pail and let the water leak off. Place it upside down on your work surface to dry.
Flip it over and fill with a leafy or blooming houseplant.4. Weatherproof your pot with a coat of Thompson’s Aerosol Water Seal ($6.99; truevalue.com) to protect it from the components.
Fill it with candy, sweets, nail polish, or whatever– mama will love reusing this flexible monogramed Mason jar over and over once again.