Do you find loose change when doing your laundry? If so, this Diy Loose Change jar would make a cute, and handy addition hanging in your laundry room for all the loose change collected from your washer and dryer.
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* Mason jar with lid
* Brown spray paint
I used brown as my undercoat
* Scrap wood/cedar picket
* Acrylic paint
I used white, black, and blue turquouse
* Annealed Wire
* Letter stencils
* Paint brushes
* Mod Podge
Continue reading to see how I made my diy loose change jar.
Diy Loose Change Jar
Spray paint a Mason jar brown.
Add 2-3 coats of turquoise colored acrylic paint to your Mason jar letting each coat dry throughly.
Once Mason jar is completely dry take a piece of fine grit sandpaper and scuff it up a bit letting the brown undercoat show through.
Seal Mason jar with Mod Podge.
Add your aged Mason jar lid.
First cut, sand, and stain a board approximately 15″ in lenght.
Dry brush while acrylic paint over your stained board leaving some of the stain showing through.
Once dry stencil your wording on.
Add a little of turquoise paint to the edges of your letters to brighten them up.
Drill two holes about 1 1/2″ apart in your wood where you want to attach your jar.
Use wire to attach your jar to the wood.
Attach a handmade wire hook for hanging.
And there you have it. A cute loose change jar to hang in the laundry room to toss loose coins found when doing the laundry.
Once full treat yourself to a nice dinner, or buy yourself something special.