How to do it...

Food & Home - - Upcycled -

STEP ONE Soak the jars in warm, soapy water

un­til the la­bels are soft. Use a pot scourer to gen­tly scrub off the la­bels. For more stub­born la­bels, boil the jars

for 5 min­utes be­fore scrub­bing to loosen the la­bel glue. Cover a work sur­face with the brown craft pa­per/ news­pa­per and spray-paint the lids, dry leaves and toy bugs with a fine and even mist of the black spray paint,

hold­ing the can 30cm from the prod­ucts. Re­peat this step should more than one coat of paint be needed.

Al­low the paint to dry com­pletely be­fore mov­ing on to the next step. STEP TWO

Work­ing on the in­sides of the lids, glue the twigs in place us­ing the hot glue gun, gen­tly press­ing them into the glue for 1 – 2 min­utes to en­sure proper ad­he­sion, then leave to dry thor­oughly. Trim the twigs to fit in­side the bot­tles and use the spray paint to spritz a few for an eerie look. Next, ar­range the peb­bles and moss around the twigs and glue them in place, leav­ing a clean bor­der of about 1cm around the rims of the lids. Set aside un­til needed.

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