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How to Create a Jolly Santa Jar

Hi all! Tami Mayberry here with you today to share a fun and easy Santa jar you can create for both gift-giving and home décor displays. It’s not only super cute it’s super simple! Here’s how to make it:

DIY Santa Jar by Tami Mayberry for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

  1. Following manufacturer’s instructions, paint jar with chalk paint and seal using clear wax.


  1. Cut a piece of white felt the same height as jar and desired width; rub with sandpaper to create a fur look.


  1. Attach felt to jar using Extreme Double-Sided Tape 1/8″.


  1. Wrap jar with ribbon securing overlapping ends to back with Premium Double-Sided Tape 1/4″.


  1. Nesting square and scalloped square dies together, die-cut buckle shape from soda can. Attach to jar front using Extreme Double Sided Tape 1/8″. Note: If you don’t have the dies needed, you could also cut this from metallic paper or use a real buckle.


  1. Attach buttons to jar using Dodz Adhesive Dots 3D.


  1. Wrap gold lid band with Premium Double-Sided Tape 1/4″.


  1. Remove backing; attach glitter ribbon.


  1. Attach chalkboard sticker to lid center; place on jar.


And there you have it!
Tami Mayberry

Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® supplies:


  • Mason jar with gold lid
  • DecoArt Chalky Finish paint
  • DecoArt Crème Wax
  • Ribbon: 1-inch-wide black, red glitter
  • Circle chalkboard label sticker
  • 2 black buttons
  • White felt
  • Sandpaper
  • Paintbrush
  • Soda can
  • Dies: square, scalloped square
  • Die-cutting machine