How to Paint Mason Jars - Tips & Tricks!

Mason Jars - How to Paint!

Since I’m obsessed with all things colorful and happy, I thought I’d add a personal twist to a plain Mason Jar by painting colored mason jars! If you want to know how to paint Mason Jars yourself, keep reading! This article will cover everything you need to know, from materials required to tips and tricks for how to paint mason jars!


– Mason jars, which you can pick up at your local craft store or Amazon – Spray Paint + Primer – Acrylic craft paint – I like this brand and this brand and this brand – Foam paint brushes – Paint Markers (Optional) – I love paint pens for face details and other designs but paint works well too. – Paintbrush – Any kind will work, but I’d suggest a small size for fine details – Sealant – I used Design Masters Clear Finish in Matte (clickable links in the swipe up!)

Step 1

Spray one or two coats of white primer.

Unscrew the lids from your Mason Jars and place them upside down on cardboard outside.

Step 2

Step 3

Let the first coat dry, then apply a second coat.

Using a foam paintbrush, paint the first coat of acrylic paint onto your Mason Jar

Step 4

Thick Brush Stroke

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