How to make animal mason jar lids

Mason jars are definitely a multiuse item, providing everything from storage to decor. In this DIY project, mason jars get a quirky makeover with the addition of plastic animals.
A simple way to give them more personality, these plastic animal mason jar lids add some adorable storage space to any room. Check out the instructions and video to get started on this project.
- Small plastic animals
- White paint
- Paintbrushes
- Mason jars
- Liquid metal paint
- Ribbon
- Scissors
- Hot glue gun
1. Cover the plastic animals entirely with white paint. You may need to put on multiple coats so they are fully covered.
2. Paint the lid of the mason jar white.
3. Paint gold accents onto the animals. These will vary depending on the type of animal you choose, but consider adding gold paint to such things as hooves, horns and manes.
4. Wrap ribbon around the outside edge of the mason jar lid, securing into place with hot glue.
5. Glue the plastic animals onto the top of the mason jar lids with hot glue.
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