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altered canning jar band ornaments


 If you can or make jelly/jams, chances are you have a stash of canning jar bands lying about.  That's how I first came to make this type of ornament, years ago--a pile of slightly corroded canning jar bands with a really fun altered looking patina needed a new job!
 So simple--just trace the circle and cut an Altered Pages collage image to fit inside.  If you print on heavy cardstock, you can add the image as-is, but if you print on a lighter weight paper, or fussy cut an image, you may need to add a piece of cardstock behind.

 Add a little lace around the edges, and a loop at the top for hanging, and you're finished!   Hang on the tree, decorate packages, or even use as tags.

You can get rings and lids by clicking here.

I used Perfectly Pink Christmas and Christmas Cherubs for these.  My daughter's favorite page this year is Christmas Kitty Cats, she made ornaments like these with those images and jute.
Another great page with good size pics is Santa Santa Santa.
No matter what color or theme you're looking for, you're going to find a Christmas page to fall in LOVE at Altered Pages.

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