Painted Apple Jar

Fill this homemade jar with potpourri, nuts, candy, or bath beads for a thoughtful gift. Great to show that special teacher your appreciation!

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Supply List

  • Empty Glass Jar
  • Contact Paper
  • Paint in Desired Colors


  • Sponge
  • Thin Paint Brush


  1. Download the apple pattern. Trace and cut out your pattern from a piece of contact paper.
  2. Apply the contact paper to the middle of the jar.
  3. Use a small piece of sponge to apply paint to the entire jar. Allow the paint to dry. You may want to apply several coats to cover the jar completely.
  4. Paint the lid of your jar. Again you may want to apply several coats.
  5. Carefully peel off the contact paper to reveal the clear apple for your jar goodies to shine through.

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