Christmas jam jar lanterns

Recycle those old glass jars into pretty Christmas lanterns in whatever design you like!

Step 1:

You will need:

  • some clean jars.  Different shapes lend themselves to different designs.
  • double sided tape
  • glitter

Attach the double sided tape to the jar in the pattern you want.


Step 2:

Peel off the protective paper so the tape is sticky, then dip into the glitter.

Step 3:

Using a soft dry brush, dust off excess glitter.

Step 4:

Add extra tape if you want additional colours or designs and repeat steps 2 and 3.

Step 5:

Add some additonal bling, a ribbon at the top or any other decoration that captures your imagination

Step 6:

Add some battery opperated tea lights or mini Christmas lights, display and enjoy!