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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Halloween Luminaries


There have been alot of these floating around blogland, and it's because these are so easy to make with things you already have around your home. I used leftover or used tissue paper and jars from salsa, jams, pickles and other things I can't remember.

First, obvisously wash your jars and peel the labels off.

Cover outside in Mod Podge (the greatest invention)


Next wrap your tissue paper around the jar and up and over the rims as well.















Let dry overnight- and be careful when you handle it wet because your fingers will mysteriously peel the paper right off!

Then I used black vinyl for the faces. It is easy to use and then mod podge over the top layer of paper and face.

Voila... you are done, it is that easy and fast. Then add a string of lights of votive LED candles and you have yourself a very cute Halloween decoration.

26 comments:

  1. Cute! My son has been begging to make Halloween crafts but we are getting ready to leave and will be gone for Halloween. I found you at Trendy Treehouse :)

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  2. Super cute! I love them with the lights! Great blog! Stopping by from New Friend Friday!
    Aleesha

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  3. this is amazing!! I think this is something that I could actually do and I might try this year! thank you so much. I'm definitely going to have share this craft. I'm stopping by from New Friend Fridays!

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  4. Love it!! To bad I didn't see this earlier, I put out the recycling already and its gone!! lol (I found you at Craft-O-Maniac)

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  5. This really is adorable, I love the grouping of them!

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  6. That's a great idea to use ANY jars. Not just the canning jars.! Thanks for the tip! :)

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  7. how sweet is that & easy for the little ones to get involed
    Helen

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  8. I love those! so cute.
    Please add a text link back to Today's Creative Blog when participating in Get Your Craft On. Thanks!

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  9. oh holy goodness that is adorable and something I am so making!!! love love love!

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  10. Love it! I'm always trying to think of ways to use old jars! Thanks.
    p.s. My name is Liz Taylor too!

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  11. Ashlee @ I'm Topsy Turvy said...
    Very cute! And one the kids can help with! I've had this on my to do list since last Halloween. Just so so cute! Thanks for linking up to Topsy Turvy Tuesday's.

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  12. These luminaries are so cute. I like the colors you used, they make so much sense for Halloween. Nice job.

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  13. These are super cute!
    You should link them up to my Making It With Allie Link Party!
    Allie
    Alliemakes.blogspot.com

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  14. So super cute and I love how easy they are to make!

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  15. These are so cute! I love the colors and how simple they are to make. I bet I could make these into a project to do with my princess.

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  16. These really caught my eye in all the link parties, so I had to pop over and let you know how cool I think they are. GREAT colors!

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  17. Cute! Thanks for sharing! I'm following you from the Friday Link up! Stop on over and link up!!

    I'm your newest follower!
    Stop in! Susie http://goo.gl/syX1

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  18. I just think these are so adorable!! :)

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  19. What a wonderful idea! A fun way to bring in Halloween. I may even give this project a try!! (:

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  20. Love these...great colors. Would be awesome project with the kids. Tks for sharing.

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  21. i love these. and your blog. youve got a new follower in me! i featured this on my blog =)

    Kierston
    beautifulmisadventure.blogspot.com

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  22. SO cute!!

    What's the string of lights look like & where can I get some?

    Thanks!

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  23. So cute! I have to make these! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  24. cuuuute! I have been saving a bunch of jars but didn't know what to do with them i'm so making these right now

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  25. Hi, we used this idea for our Christmas craft/gift for my kids teachers. We improvised it a bit using Christmas colors for the tissue paper, foam Christmas-themed stickers on the outside, ribbon tied around the neck of the jar and lastly, an led-tea-candle inside. They turned out wonderfully! Thanks for sharing!

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