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Goodwill is a great place to find plates!
I found a 3 pack of the small American flags in the dollar spot at Target. I put the jars on top of the flags to flatten them out. They were a little curled up from being in the package.
I removed t was careful then used roll on adhesive tape (it can be found just about anywhere that sells crafts) to the back of flag. I lined up the flag with the jar. You can't really mess this part up because the flag fit perfectly on to the ja
I added a little twine to the top of the jar to make it look less like a pickle jar. I used gorilla glue and a clothespin to keep the twine in place until the glue dried.
I added some tea lights to the jars and instant outdoor lighting was created. They look so pretty at night! Um, somebody should really paint those steps. Although, I kind of dig the chippy white paint look. ;) It's amazing what you can make with the stuff you already have on hand.
Cost: $2.00 Difficulty: Easy
  • easy patriotic luminaries
  • easy patriotic luminaries
  • easy patriotic luminaries

To see more: http://keepcalmanddecorate.blogspot.com/2014/06/easy-patriotic-luminaries.html

  • Diane Bofferding

    Love these..going to make it a project with the grands this weekend

  • Sirkku
    Sirkku Finland

    Great, thanks for sharing

  • Romperzmom

    We use small flags for our patriotic program at school. Over the years, many of the sticks have broken. Now I have a project for those stickless flags.

  • Jayne Zoch
    Jayne Zoch Selinsgrove, PA

    How do I print the directions

  • Tami
    Tami Deer Park, NY

    Love it
    we are a military family, don't need to wet the flag before hodge podge?

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