Pumpkin glass jars (halloween craft)

23 Ott

glass jar recycle

Hi everybody!

First of all I have to thank Bowdabra for featuring my DIY Indian headband!! Thank you for including me in last week’s favorites!🙂

So… Halloween is approaching! Even if it’s not a tradition here in Italy, Halloween is becoming quite popular… Well, always a good excuse to dress up and throw a party!🙂
For the occasion I gave my little cousing two lanterns. Well, they might not be so original🙂 but I like them and they were so easy to make. I thought this could be a perfect activity for children.

The paint is inside the jar, so the outside is shiny; and this makes the jar last longer!

Other lanterns I made: here, here and here! Have fun with your kids!

And a super fun halloween idea: snails!

You will need:

glass jars (for sauce of yogurt…)

paint and brushes

metal wire

marker

tea light

First, I painted the inside of your jar with orange… color of pumpkins.

Then, after tracing a design with a marker, I painted the monster/pumpkin face with black paint.

paint face pumpkin

Then I added metal wire to hold the little lantern, as I did here.

You can fill the pumpkin with treats and give it as a gift.

…but I added a tea light and waited for sunset

pumpking craft

sunset over Cremona, Italy

HAVE FUN!!🙂

Cecilia

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