Trick or Treat and Jack O Lantern Mason Jar Luminaries
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Halloween Mason Jar Luminaries

Learn how to make these adorable Halloween Mason Jar Luminaries for festive decor.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Craft
Cuisine: Halloween
Servings: 2 Luminaries
Author: Chrystal Johnson




  • If you're using a napkin, cut the napkin to size so that it will cover the entire mason jar. If you're using tissue paper, you can tear it into pieces so that you can layer them.
    Cutting the napkin to fit the mason jar
  • Evenly coat your mason jar with a thin layer of Mod Podge. If you don't have Mod Podge, you can make your own using school glue by following the technique outlined in this post to make Thanksgiving Dessert Plates.
    Mod Podge coating mason jar
  • Press the napkin onto the jar smoothly and evenly. Or, layer the tissue paper over the Mod Podge until the entire jar is covered.
    Napkin pressed over Mod Podge on jar
  • Coat the napkin or tissue paper evenly with another layer of Mod Podge. Then apply cutouts of felt to the jar to make a Jack O' Lantern face.
    Layer of Mod Podge over napkin on jar
  • Allow the Mod Podge to dry, then cut a piece of ribbon to fit around the top of the jar. Apply it using Mod Podge. You could also use a hot glue gun.
    Glue ribbon around top of mason jar
  • Once the Mod Podge is thoroughly dry, place a tealight candle inside the jar, light and enjoy the festive ambiance!
    Tealights inside of Halloween mason jar luminaries