Paper Jar Luminary

Paper Jar Luminary

Create your own paper jar luminary for a lovely occasion. Enjoy cutting out and spreading on glue onto a recycled mason jar to see this luminary glow in the dark!

You'll need:

  1. Jar
  2. Crepe papers (tissue paper or other recycled papers)
  3. Multi-purpose glue
  4. Spongebrush
  5. Cup/sauceplate (for glue mixture)
  6. Tea light candles 
  7. Cord
  8. Scissors

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1. Cut out random shapes, squares or hearts out from the stack of crepe papers and recycled papers. You may cut out different sizes and layer them as you wish. 

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2. Dip your spongebrush into the glue mixture and paint a layer over the jar. 

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3. Paste the cut-outs onto the jar. Apply another layer of glue over it to secure them. 

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4. When you're done, leave it to dry for a couple of hours. 

5. Tie a ribbon with a cord over the top of the jar or add on other decorations. Place a tea light candle inside and turn off the lights to see it glow in the dark. 

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