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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!

Read the tutorial!

How to: pierce a tin can to make a lantern

15 Set


Hello everybody!

What can you do with all of those cans of coffee, tomato, green beans and so on (that you use everyday)? I had a lot of very small cans, single portions of Bolognese sauce, very useful for students… and I wanted to make something out of them!

I didn’t throw them away and one day I realized that the had the perfect width to hold a tealight.

So I had the idea for these small lanterns.

You may obviously use also bigger can, but you will have to use bigger candles though, otherwise you won’t have the same effect.

Read the tutorial!

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