Friday, February 15, 2013

DIY Etched Mason Jars - Sleepover Party Favors - Tutorial

I have been slacking on the party planning for an upcoming sleepover.  In previous years we had tons of girls, which requires tons of planning.  This year there are only 3 special friends sleeping over.  My oldest has finally discovered that less is more!  Can I get a Hallelujah?

Despite my last minute efforts, I think these turned out beautifully.  I actually had everything on had.  I had the glass etching cream from when I did the wedding gift casserole dishes.    The cute flower cut out lids came from a recent Pick Your Plum impulse buy.  You can get them on Etsy as well.  The white lids I have on the jars in the tutorial are from Mountain Woman Products.  They are leak proof and I LOVE them!

Step 1.  Tape off the portion of jar where you want to etch.  Use letter stickers for the name.  Make sure all are completely fastened or the etching cream will leak in.

Step 2.  Thickly apply the etching cream.  And wait 20 minutes.  The directions on the cream say to wait 5 minutes but I think it makes a bolder etching if it stays on longer. 

Step 3.  Rinse cream off jar with water, take off letters, wash thoroughly before using.

Couldn't be easier!


  1. I LOVE These!!!!!! They are so cute!!!! I can't wait to try these! :)

  2. These are so cute! And you make it look so simple. I think I'll have to do this with my 2 grands. I know they'll really like it!!

    Thanks for sharing with us...… Tracy@CottonPickinCute

  3. Well done! Form and function collide beautifully :)
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  4. So cute! I think I'll use this at my craft party!