Balloon Dipped Mason Jars

Welcome to day 15 of 31 Days of 15 Minute Craft Projects.

I love paint dipped bottles, jars, baskets and even furniture but let’s be honest it can be messy and it takes a long time to dry. I’m not saying that you won’t be seeing any paint dipped projects in the future, but I love that I can get the same look on these jars in a lot less time using only balloons. These Balloon Dipped Mason Jars are easy to make and of course only take a few minutes. It’s another project where you probably already have all the supplies in your home. We all have leftover birthday balloons, right?

Balloon Dipped Mason Jars

Supplies needed:

Mason jars (or bottle, glass, vase)
12″ balloons

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Cut the balloon where shown below, a small amount off the top of the balloon and large amount off the bottom.

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Stretch the balloon all the way around, then stretch it over the bottom of the jar.

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Smooth out any wrinkles. The balloon doesn’t need to be even around the jar, in fact it should be uneven so it looks like it’s been dipped in paint.

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These would be so fun to use as drinking cups at a casual party or barbecue. You can use different color balloons so you never loose track of your cup. The balloons also make the cups slip proof and make a pretty good built-in coaster.

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I think I’m going to be making these using silver and gold balloons with silver and gold straws for New Year’s Eve. Who wants to come over for a party?

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I’m thinking of more ways I can use these Balloon Dipped Mason Jars, like as a vase. They would also look great in the kitchen holding utensils, in a craft room holding craft supplies or on a desk holding colored pencils. Are you going to make some today?

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  • Anne October 16, 2015, 1:27 pm

    That is BRILLIANT!!

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