While sitting in my craft room one day, I realized that the jars holding my paintbrushes, pens and pencils were all quite plain. In fact, they were downright ugly! Often times I will practice a method of one sort or another on a jar, and that jar is then graduated to a useful item in my craft room. So I decided to pretty them up a little with some small bunches of fabric I had lying around.
I don’t do a lot of sewing, so fabric isn’t really something I have a lot of. However, Walmart sells these fat quarters in little bundles and I am always looking through them. They are perfect for small projects like this, and often come in some of the cutest colors and patterns. I’m always digging through that section, looking for pretty colors, especially for the coming season and holidays.
Of course, this project is also great for those of you that do have lots of fabric on hand. It’s ideal for those leftover pieces that are too big to throw away, and too small to make anything out of.
There’s not much to it. Here’s the jars before I started. Pretty boring, very plain.
Just cut enough to wrap around the jar and apply Mod Podge. I cut the bottom into sections to keep it from bunching up.
Add some felt around the rims and decorate with some costume jewelry from the thrift store!