Nicole™ Crafts Jack-O-Lantern & Spider Jars

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by Eileen Farley & Denise Bianco, Nicole™ Crafts

Nicole™ Crafts Jack-O-Lantern & Spider Jars

A great favor to give out at your Halloween party!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paint.
  • 2
    To make Jack-O-Lantern mason jar, remove one of the mason jar lids. Download and print project template and cut mouth shape from contact paper. Apply to mason jar where desired.
  • 3
    Paint one of the mason jars with Pumpkin Patch using sponge roller. This may take several coats. Let dry between coats.
  • 4
    When paint is completely dry, carefully remove contact paper mouth.
  • 5
    Spray paint the mason jar's lid and its insert Lime Green. Let dry thoroughly.
  • 6
    Paint nose Black Tie. When dry, glue on wiggle eyes.
  • 7
    Fill this mason jar with candy and replace cap.
  • 8
    Twist one end of two pieces of 9 mm Bright Green chenille stems together to make one long stem. Wrap around neck of mason jar and twist several times to secure. Curl ends and arrange as shown.
  • 9
    To make spider jar, remove lid and insert from the second mason jar. Pour Irish Moss paint into this mason jar. Rotate mason jar so entire inside is covered. Turn mason jar upside down over a paper plate so excess paint drains out. When all paint has drained, allow to dry.
  • 10
    To create large spider, glue 7 mm wiggle eyes to 1 inch Black pom pom. Cut eight 1 inch pieces of 3 mm Black chenille stem for legs. Glue four pieces on each side of spider and bend ends as shown.
  • 11
    To create small spiders, glue 5 mm wiggle eyes to three 1/2 inch Black pom poms. To create legs, cut twenty-four pieces of 3 mm Black chenille stem that are 3/4 inch each. Glue four pieces of chenille stem on each side of each spider and bend as shown.
  • 12
    If you have not done so already, cut yarn into pieces that are approximately 1 inch. Glue ends of yarn pieces to backs of large spider and two small spiders. Glue opposite ends to rim of mason jar as shown. Replace mason jar insert and lid. Wrap a piece of ribbon so it fits around mason jar lid and glue ends together. Trim excess, if needed.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Smooth 104179536
  • Ball Mason Jar Quart Regular 104179537
  • Rust-Oleum Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover 2x Spray Paint 12 oz. Lime Green 104751495
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Irish Moss 104770345
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pumpkin Patch 104770377
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Tie 104770429
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 5 mm 220 pc. 104233385
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 7 mm 170 pc. 104233386
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wiggle Round Eyes 30 mm 12 pc. 104233384
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 9 mm 15 pc. Multi-Color 104277496
  • Nicole™ Crafts Chenille Stems 3 mm Black 30 pc. 104277463
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 45 pc. 1 inch Black 104276853
  • Nicole™ Crafts Pom Poms 100 pc. 1/2 inch Black 104276834
  • Nicole™ Crafts Acrylic Yarn 20 yard Black 104229755
  • Offray Ribbon 5/8 inch x 9 yard White with Black Dot 104430620
  • Nicole™ Crafts Sponge Roller 3 inch 104779980
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dual Temperature Trigger Glue Gun 104180411
  • Surebonder All Purpose Stik Glue Sticks 4 inch 50 pc. 104737928
  • Contact Paper
  • Paper Plate
  • Halloween Candy
  • Scissors
Download Project Template