Speckled Egg Painted Mason Jars

5:00:00 AM

The season is fast approaching for nests, birds, and eggs...

Speckled Egg Painted Mason Jars www.homeroad.net

and Easter is right around the corner!

While choosing a chalk paint color to paint my newest
batch of painted Mason Jars...  Duck Egg Blue jumped
out at me... such a beautiful Spring color!

With a foot of snow still outside on my deck, 
I'm desperate for a little Spring!

Speckled Egg Painted Mason Jars www.homeroad.net

 I realized while painting the jars how much the color matched
a pretty speckled Egg that was sitting on my workbench
from another project...

Speckled Egg Painted Mason Jars www.homeroad.net

The jars were almost the perfect blue, now on to the next step... 
I made brown chalk paint using a mixture of green and orange. 

I splattered the Duck Egg Mason Jars with 
the brown paint on a toothbrush to create the speckled egg look.

Speckled Egg Painted Mason Jars www.homeroad.net

Truth be told... this is not a neat project. I ended up
looking like a speckled egg myself by the time I was finished.

The jars came out beautiful and such a 
great decoration for the Spring!

Speckled Egg Painted Mason Jars www.homeroad.net

Fill them with flowers, 
they make beautiful Easter gifts too!

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  1. Since when is creating anything 'neat'? Not in this house! Love it - you're ideas just don't quit.

    1. Thanks so much Joyce! ... nothing neat here ever! :)

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    1. You are very welcome Grannie Annie! I thought they were adorable too! :)

  3. Wow. I love your jars. Thanks for the warning about the paint from the speckling. I am inspired by your picture to make some, but will cut a hole in the bottom of a large green garbage bag and holes for my arms and slip it on to protect myself. I guess I could also put the jar inside the garbage bag when I speckle, but that's not as fashion forward as wearing the garbage bag!

  4. What a fantastic idea! These are SO pretty!

  5. Love these, Susan! What a great color and technique!! Thanks for sharing!!
    Happy Monday!!

  6. Oops! I mean Happy Tuesday!! LOL!!

  7. Susan, I couldn't love a mason jar more than this one! What a fantastic idea!!! Gotta pin ;) xo (Thanks so much for linking too!)

  8. i love painted mason jars and these are so cute but made my mind go bonkers with colors and speckles of all kinds of colors thanks xx

  9. Susan, I absolutely adore this project! It's so charming! I've chosen your post as one of the features at today's Shabbilicious Friday party! Hope to see you there :)

    Stacy @ Anastasia Vintage

  10. Just too cute! They really did come out perfect!
    I would love for you to stop by my blog and join our Something to Talk About link party Monday's- Thursday!
    Have a great weekend!

  11. Love this!!! Hope you're okay if I feature it on Mason Jar Crafts Love! Just one photo and a clear link back. I'll even include a little tease about the speckles that will force them to come over! :) Linda

  12. I'm so glad you thought of another way to keep sweet mason jars in style!!! I absolutely love these. I've been glancing upon them as side notes so today mason jar love ( I believe that's the blog?) had the link to you to save and see directions. Ohh! I see comment above! Yes that's why I got to your blog. 😊 Only I see that was last year. It wasn't til, this year I've even seen them. Thank you!!!


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