Painting glass jars

What paint do I need to paint glass jars that will be used for candles? I know it needs to withstand heat
Posted on September 1, 2013 at 4:38 pm
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Eurestruly
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Are you painting the outside of the jars? I think you can use any enamel paint. Martha Stewart has a paint called "Liquid Fill" that results in a colored glass effect. You can also bake glass (search directions on that) to set the paint you use. Here's a link I found with some basic info.

http://paintedfurnitureideas.com/what-to-know-before-painting-glass/

Posted on September 1, 2013 at 7:57 pm
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 It looks like there are quite a few methods, painting the inside or the outside, tinting,etc... heres a few articles, hopefully one will  have what your looking for

http://emmalinebride.com/how-to/paint-a-mason-jar/

http://www.craftaholicsanonymous.net/how-to-paint-a-mason-jar-tutorial

http://www.marthastewart.com/911797/making-candle-holders-mason-jars

http://somethingturquoise.com/2013/01/11/diy-tinted-mason-jar-candles/

http://blog.weddingstar.com/diy-painted-mason-jars/

Posted on September 1, 2013 at 11:19 pm
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Thanks ladies. I am just wanting to paint the outside
Posted on September 1, 2013 at 11:28 pm

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