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    Looking for an engaging and easy activity for seniors? Look no further! Our decoupage flower jar project is the perfect choice, combining creativity and sustainability. Seniors will love repurposing old clothes or fabric scraps to decorate a simple glass jar with beautiful designs using decoupage glue. It’s a hassle-free and enjoyable crafting experience that brings joy to their days while promoting eco-friendly practices. Let’s create memorable moments and add a touch of charm to any space with this heartwarming activity!

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    Materials Needed:

    1. Glass jar or container
    2. Old clothes or fabric scraps (cotton or linen works best)
    3. Scissors
    4. Mod Podge or decoupage glue
    5. Paint brushes
    6. Decorative ribbons or twine (optional)

    Three Simple Steps:

    Step 1: Prepare and Cut Fabric Pieces

    Clean the glass jar and gather old clothes or fabric scraps. Cut them into various shapes and sizes to create unique designs. You can also cut out your favorite design to place in your jar.

    Step 2: Apply Decoupage Technique

    Using a brush, apply decoupage glue to a small section of the jar. Place the fabric pieces on the glue-covered area and add another layer of decoupage on top. Repeat this process until the entire jar is covered.

    Step 3: Let It Dry and Add Final Touches

    Set the jar aside and allow it to dry completely. This may take a few hours, depending on the climate and the number of layers applied. For extra charm, seniors can tie decorative ribbons or twine around the neck of the jar. This step adds a lovely finishing touch to the project.

    Here are some examples of some beautiful Decoupage Flower Jar you can follow.

    Now, seniors have a delightful decoupage flower jar, bringing joy and creativity to any environment. Let’s cherish the moments spent crafting and celebrating sustainability together!

    Here is an easy-to-follow instruction video

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