Christmas Luminaries Jar

These beautiful jars are perfect to decorate your home for the festive season. They even make perfect gifts for friends and family.  

Christmas Luminaries Jar

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

20 Minutes (plus drying time)

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Firstly, cut out the templates.
  2. Using sticky tac, temporarily stick the tree shape on the jar.
  3. Using a mini sponge dabber cover the jar and lid with green ready-mixed paint. Make sure to do 2-3 layers of paint.
  4. When the paint is dry cover the jar and lid with clear pva glue using another mini sponge dabber.
  5. Whilst the pva is still wet pour green glitter over the jar.
  6. Remove the tree template from the jar to reveal the shape.
  7. Trim down tracing paper and put it inside the jar.
  8. Lastly, place string lights inside the jar.
  9. Turn on the string lights and watch your glitter jar glow.
  10. Repeat these steps for the other shapes.
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Top Tip

Acrylic paint is not suitable for this craft, make sure to use ready mixed paint.



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