DIY Canning/Mason Jar Pumpkin Lights
Material:

Preserving Jar, Recycled Jar
Orange & Black Paint (acrylic enamel or glass paint)
Set of 20 Mini Lights
Snips to cut jar lid, drill if using 1 part lid
Green acrylic paint for metal
leaves (faux or natural) or other ornamental embellishments of choice
Wood Piece for Lid Handle ( I used medium size wood candle cup)
Sea Sponge
Tacky Glue





How to:
DIY Canning/Mason Jar Pumpkin Lights
a sea sponge by gently patting on orange paint over the entire outside
nice, when the jar is illuminated. Allow the paint to dry and follow paint
manufacturer instructions, if heat setting the paint is required.
DIY Canning/Mason Jar Pumpkin Lights
hole if using regular jar) large enough to accomodate the light cord (see hole
if using regular jar) large enough to accomodate the light cord (see diagram
at right). Once you have your opening cut, either file the cut edges or coat
with a silcone or glue to clean the sharp edges of metal. Paint your lid and
wooden handle with green paint and set aside to dry.
add a little extra to your design, paint fine lines with black paint around the jar
(see photos for detail). Tacky glue your candle cup (handle) to the lid as shown
Now go back to your painted jar and paint a face with black paint, see samples
the lights themselves, resting against the glass. This will add much more sparkle
to your lanterns when illuminated.
DIY Canning/Mason Jar Pumpkin Lights
DIY Canning/Mason Jar Pumpkin Lights
DIY Canning/Mason Jar Pumpkin Lights
Nothing says Halloween and Thanksgiving like pumpkin Jack-O-Lanterns! These fun and easy to make pumpkins are
made using an old canning or Mason jar and a little paint... tuck in a few mini lights and they will light up any pathway
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