Satisfy your sweet tooth with this upcycled candy jar

Face it: That old bowl of mints on the desk has got to go. It's time to upgrade the home or office candy stash to a jar that is as adorable as it is addictive. This floral jar is the sweetest solution for holding a trove of treats. Best of all, it comes together in under an hour.
Don't bother scouring the hobby shop or home goods store for a brand new container. Instead, clean the wax out of an old candle jar with a lid. After applying the flower motif and frosted glass spray paint, it will look like it was always made to carry your candy cache. Make a few for friends and fill with their favorite snack to create a "just because" gift that's sure to bring a smile to their faces.
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Materials
- An old candle jar with a lid
- Adhesive-backed paper
- Flower punch tool, 1 inch wide
- Frosted glass spray paint
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Instructions
1. Use the flower punch tool to cut out about 20 flower shapes from the adhesive-backed paper.
2. Remove the backing from the flowers and stick them to the jar and the lid.
3. Review the application instructions on the can of frosted glass spray paint. Apply an even layer on the jar and lid. Allow it to dry.
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4. Remove the flowers from the jar.
5. Fill with candy and enjoy.
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