Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Mason Jar Lantern

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by Ginny Lowe, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Christmas Mason Jar Lantern

Mason jars can be used to make so many different things!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for Snow Accents.
  • 2
    Cut three yards of Black wire. Bend a hook on the one end. Wrap the wire around neck of jar under lid ridges. Bend wire into a hook and cut off excess wire. Slide the two hooks together and push closed with pliers.
  • 3
    Fold remaining wire in half and twist together. Attach on each side of jar by sliding under neck wire and twisting tightly to connect.
  • 4
    Wrap berry garland around neck of jar and around wire handle. Trim excess.
  • 5
    Using the pallet knife, smooth Snow Accents around bottom of jar about 2-1/2 inch up as shown. Allow to dry overnight.
  • 6
    Cut out tag from Jingle All the Way cardstock. Cut a tag from Words cardstock that is 1/2 inch larger than the first tag. Glue the two tags together. Accent tag if desired.
  • 7
    Cut a one yard piece of burlap ribbon. Cut this in half lengthwise. Fold burlap ribbon end on top of itself and roll into a tight tube. Continue folding in half and rolling up around the tube to create a flower approximately 1-1/2 inch across. Glue to secure. Save 1 inch of flat, unrolled burlap ribbon. Hot glue this unrolled burlap ribbon at the bottom of the flower.
  • 8
    Make a bow with burlap ribbon.
  • 9
    Wrap jute ribbon around top of jar down about 1-1/2 inch. Glue end to secure.
  • 10
    Cut Styrofoam discs to fit inside bottom of jar. Fill around discs with loose snow. Set candle on top of discs and snow.
  • 11
    Glue bow to side of jar. Glue tag under bow and glue flower to top of tag as shown.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536
  • Duncan 4 oz. Snow Accents 104130634
  • Putnam Distributors Soft Snow Powder Snow 5 quart 104774783
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Jingle All The Way 104814386
  • American Crafts 12 inch x 12 inch Cardstock Vintage Christmas Words 104814972
  • Darice 3 ply 28-1/2 lb Natural Jute 104243963
  • Northern International Inglow Flameless LED Rustic Votive Candles Pomegranate 2 pc. 104738044
  • Floracraft Styrofoam Brand Foam Disc 3 inch 104179474 (2)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Simply Fall Ribbon 10 yard Thin Jute Natural 104793613
  • Nicole™ Crafts Berry Garland 9 foot Red 104786522
  • Darice Craft Designer Copper Wire 19 gauge Black 104186717
  • Darice Sewn Edge Burlap Ribbon 2-1/2 inch x 10 yard Natural
  • X-ACTO Precision Instruments No. 1 Knife with 5 #11 Blades 104135107
  • Panacea Heavy Duty 8 inch Wire Cutters 104455865
  • Cousin Tool Basics Value Pack 3 pc. 104257385 (You Will Need the Needle Nose Pliers)
  • Pallet Knife
  • Ruler