May 13 2017

Mother’s Day Potpourri Jar – A Sunday School Craft Project

Mother’s Day crept up on me really quickly it seems. I was in a tizzy this evening to come up with a craft project my Sunday School class could do tomorrow. They LOVE making things for their moms. I had picked up a few bags of potpourri and had some mason jars at home, and of course there is no lack of pretty ribbon around here, so here’s what I came up with:

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I used a quart mason jar, filled it with potpourri, created a tag and decorated the top.

Pretty quick and easy and I think my class of upper elementary students will be able to handle this project just fine. I know they’ll love putting the potpourri into the jars.

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Here’s a look at the top.  I cut 3 pieces of 6″ tulle, 12″ long each, and just laid them across the top, alternating the direction, so when the jar ring was screwed on it created a ‘skirt’ of sorts.

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I then wrapped 1/2″ Scor Tape around the ring and easily adhered the pink scallop satin.

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I then added a bit more 1/2″ Scor Tape on top of the satin in front, allowing me to tape on my shabby roses, leaves and string for my tag.

I think this would be a pretty little gift item for any time of year, not only Mother’s Day.

Here’s my complete supply list:

Quart Mason Jars, Purchased Potpourri

Stamps:  Thinking of You Rose by Stamp Simply Clear Stamps

Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black

Die:  Spellbinders Celebrations Pierced Ovals

Ribbon:  6″ Tulle – Pink

May Arts 5/8″ Scalloped Satin – Pink

May Arts 2.5″ Sheer Frayed Flowers – Pink

May Arts Jumbo Satin String Leaves – Parrot Green

May Arts Burlap String – Natural

Adhesives: 1/2″ Scor Tape

All items available at The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store, as linked.

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Wishing all women everywhere a HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY.

We are ALL mothers in some form or fashion!

Enjoy YOUR Day!

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2 Responses to “Mother’s Day Potpourri Jar – A Sunday School Craft Project”

  1. Kris Turner says:

    AWESOME idea and beautifully done! TFS

  2. Donna Whitten says:

    Great project! Thanks for sharing.

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