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4 ways to turn a regular jar into a standout art piece

01 October 2015

Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints and colours or maybe the smallest  ever art gallery. Chances are it’ll look fabulous.

Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous Jars and bottles have a much longer shelf life once jams are finished and drinks have been drunk. Try filling them up with summer memories from the seaside, paints or colours, chances are they’ll look fabulous
Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. Glass bottles are natural art displays. Try filling them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers.

1 Bottles are natural art displays. Use a few different sizes then fill them up with something long and narrow, like paintbrushes or feathers. This’ll give your bottle display a nice depth and symmetry.

Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting. Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill them with everything from plants and stones to a model small room setting.

2 Big glass jars are like their own little worlds. You can fill the jars with plants to make a terrarium, or put in miniatures to make a room setting. A big lid means they’re a little easier to adjust than an old ship in a bottle too.

Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces. Preserve your summer memories with glass jars. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful set pieces.

3 Preserve your summer memories. Stones, shells and small pieces of driftwood make beautiful centrepieces and give a warm seaside feel to dark winter days. Just give them a quick wash and layer them as you like.

If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too. If you use sealable glass jars to store paints and colours not only are they easy to find and see what’s inside, they also make a colourful decoration too.

4 SHOW YOUR TRUE COLOURS by storing paints and colours in glass jars. Clear glass means their colours can brighten up a room and they’re easier to find too.