Date Posted: 09:09:54 11/08/04 Mon
Subject: Probably a dumb question.........
Probably a dumb question, but I have to ask. What is a pirate's jar?
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- DonnaJ, 09:15:46 11/10/04 Wed 
What you put in them depends on what they are for. If the are for a certain person you try to put in small things that fit the person. (like a hair stylist you would use charms or Barbie sized combs, brushes, blow dryers etc.
I've seen them done for christmas with mini ornaments.
Go to the Archives and do a serch for treasure jars and you will get lots of ideas and poems
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- DonnaJ, 10:50:04 11/08/04 Mon 
They are glass jars you put small objects in and fill with birdseed or some some other filler and the people shake the jars looking to find all the "treasures". as they come to the side . You leave a bit empty at the top so you can shake and move the contents around.
Given with a poem it's sorta a game or mind relaxer.
And no it's not a dumb question, only way to find out something is to ask.
They are usally called Treasure Jars
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- Frankie, 16:08:07 11/09/04 Tue 
Thank you very much. See, you learn something new each day.
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- Kathy in TN, 17:19:44 11/09/04 Tue 
Ok, these sound like fun. What items do you put in them? How big and what kind of jar do you use? How do you decorate the jar? Where's the poems? How much do these sell for? And last question.....does anyone have a picture to share?
Kathy in TN
P.S. My home computer is down and I'm having to check the board at work......shhhhhhhhhhhh, don't tell anyone. lol
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- Fay in Australia, 17:58:13 11/09/04 Tue 
There are no dumb questions on this site, only a search for knowledge,
I think there was a verse about a pirate & treasure?
STRESS SURVIVAL KIT TREASURE BOTTLE (with birdseed)
Gum To remind you to stick to it
Choc bar To help you take a break
Band Aid To help you through the rough times
Paper Clip To hold things together
Rubber Band To help you to stretch beyond your expectations
Match To light your fire when you feel burned out
Smiley Face To remind you to laugh
Wicked To help you lighten up
Mintie For moments like these
Marble For when you feel as though you are losing yours
Cappuccino Time to relax
Safety pin To help you stay sharp
Five cents So you will never be broke
Balloon To extract all that hot air around you
Toothpick To help you pick out the good things in everyone
Eraser To remind you that everyone makes mistakes
Snickers To bring laughter to your life
A Map So you wont lose your way
Herbal tea bag A natural lift
And most importantly, a candle to remind you that you can brighten
Unpack your Treasure Bottle on the lawn & give the birds a treat too
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- Daisy, 16:24:59 11/08/04 Mon 
I have made these using sandblaster sand its cheap and a real fine white sand
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- jacksmum, 16:52:13 11/08/04 Mon 
I made a couple and donated to the primary schools sick bay - great for kids to do while waiting for someone to pick them up when they aren't well.
[> Re: Probably a dumb question......... -- jenjoy, 21:50:33 11/08/04 Mon 
all stupid questions have to walk the plank...but since there are no stupid questions your hide be saved!! Aaargh matie!!!! hehe
Archiver's Note: For more ideas/poems on Treasure Jars, see this post: http://www.craftsayings.com/forum/viewt ... =8133#8133