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Washi Tape Recycled Jars {contributor Cami}

How exciting is to be here today. Hope you remember me, I’m Cami from The Crafting Nook {TitiCrafty}. I’m sharing these cute washi tape recycled jars that I found really useful and decorative. I like to think that we can help even if it’s a tiny bit being just a little green.

Washi Tape Recycled Jars

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Have you thought about the amount of recyclable trash we throw away each day?

So let’s think about this just a sec. How many times we go stores to buy containers? Of any kind… My mom is a container buyer freak compulsive. She is always buys boxes, plastic organizer containers, small containers, and so on. And she steps in IKEA we lose her. I love containers but sometimes I think that there are so many things we can save from the trash and will do exactly the same thing. Shoes boxes for example. A good paper mod modge or decorated contact paper and it’s as good as a bought box. Baby food jars or plastic cups, also jam jars can do the same as those plastic containers.

My mom get terrified when I keep all the jars she’s about to throw away. I clean them, dried them and put in my crafty box. I know I’ll find a good end to them. And here is one of my ideas.

I was using a plastic divided container that my mom lend me a while ago, but I know she was going to need it soon so I decided to use all those baby food jars I had kept, decorate them and use them to store everything I had I there. The result was so cute, not only did it store lots of stud but it was super decorative too.

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So, if have that vain for recycling or upcycling things this post is right for you!

Here is what I did.

What you need:

  • Spray Paint {I used white}
  • Plastic gloves
  • Washi tape {the colors and patterns you love}
  • Decorative threads
  • Small recycled Jars

First of all make sure your jars are clean as well as the lids. The lids must be very clean and free of dust and grease.

I went to the backyard and using some big cardboards I painted the lids. It took me about 4 layers to completely cover them. It all depends on the paint. I bought a cheap one, but I know there are some that it comes with surface preparation and all.

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Please mind my hand… Completely forgot to wear plastic gloves duh!

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While each layer was drying I started applying the washi tape to the jars. I used 6 different coordinated patterns that I loved.

I applied one line to the bottom and another to the top.

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I alternate each jar with a different pattern.

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When the lids were ready, I brought them inside and cleaned them a bit with a paper towel.

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Put the lids in place and OMG, they look so cute!

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Ok, so it was time to fill the jars. I brought the plastic container and got started. I didn’t have as many jars as spaces in the container, but I just mixed some related stuff like the fabric flowers, I mixed some colors.

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Some of the stuffs I had to place them in a bigger {not decorated} jar for now.

And for the last but not least, I cut some strips of thread in green and pink to decorate the jars.

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I just tide them to the jars right bellow the lid with a double knot.

And voila!

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Some super cute and decorative containers. These washi tape recycled jars can be revamped in the future. When I don’t want them in those colors anymore, I’ll just remove the washit tape and replace them with other ones. But I just love how they look right now!

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How cool is that???

What do you think? What do you do with all that recyclable-useful junk most people throw away?

If you like this post you might also like these too!

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Till next time!!! =D
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