These decorative Halloween jars are easy and fun to make. Kids will love helping to create the Halloween decorations! These decorative Halloween jars are easy and fun to make. Kids will love helping to create the Halloween decorations! #halloweenjars #decorativejars #halloween #decor #craftsforkids #twitchetts

Halloween Jars

My favorite holiday is quickly approaching! As this year flies by and the Christmas decorations are showing up in the stores I am firmly pumping the brakes!!

I always get excited about picking out Halloween costumes, but for some reason, I never really invest in too many decorations.

Besides having our Switch Witch basket out, and some pumpkins carved, our house seems pretty plain each year. So I decided to change that up and created these Decorative Halloween Jars.

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What you need for your decorative jars:

  • Elmer’s school glue. It must be the white kind.
  • Food Coloring.
  • A foam brush.
  • An empty jar (olives, jelly, pickles, salsa, etc.)
  • Water.
  • Cardstock Silhouette graphics. (I just taped pictures to black cardstock and cut them out)

Making these fun Halloween decorations:

Mix 1T of glue with 2t of water. Add color until you like what you have.DIY Decorative Halloween Jars.

Then apply to your jar using a foam brush.

***side note***

Do Not use any oil to remove your labels. Shown below, the glue paint won’t apply smoothly. Use vinegar instead!Decorative Halloween Jars

When the first coat dries apply the second coat and add your silhouette picture to the wet glue.DIY Decorative Halloween Jars.

Dab with fingers or toothpicks. Then use a little more of the glue mix on the edges. It won’t show any color on the black when it dries. Add a candle and you are good to go.These decorative Halloween jars are easy and fun to make. Kids will love helping to create the Halloween decorations! #halloweenjars #decorativejars #halloween #decor #craftsforkids #twitchetts

Another quick note… If you use fake tea lights make sure to get white flames. Otherwise, the orange will drown out your color.

We will be placing our decorative Halloween jars in the windows this year!These decorative Halloween jars are easy and fun to make. Kids will love helping to create the Halloween decorations! #halloweenjars #decorativejars #halloween #decor #craftsforkids #twitchetts

How do you decorate for Halloween?