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White Christmas Mason Jar Lumaries

Garden Inspiration 4 hours ago
Super easy, pretty (and cheap!) mason jar luminaries for Christmas. I used stencils, glass paint, Mod Podge & salt to make these in under an hour. :)
Time: 1 Hour Cost: $10 Difficulty: Easy

To see more: http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2012/11/white-christmas-mason-jar-luminaries.html

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  • Lisa Christman Shireman
    Lisa Christman Shireman Martinsville, IN
    Click through on any of the pictures. The blogger (gingersnapcrafts) has a much more detailed, step by step instruction over on her blog. One thing I noticed is that she said she used plain table salt on the body of the jars and the kosher salt just
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  • Kathy
    Kathy Franklin, OH
    Why not use snowflake stickers before applying the glue and salt then pull the sticker off when dry. Then the light will reflect through.
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  • Sharon
    Sharon New Oxford, PA
    I used small pickle jars I'd saved.
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  • Debbie C
    Debbie C San Ysidro, NM
    I tried this using the salt shaker (as I recommended above/below) ... and used Elmer's glue and some food coloring ... came out pretty good ... need to practice it a bit. The only thing I'm finding with the salt/Elmer's mix is that I would want to
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  • Wanda sinnema
    Wanda sinnema Seattle, WA
    look for the epson salts in the first aid section,,,,much cheaper there than cosmetic ones.. with scents..... arout $4.00 for a 3-4 lb bag..
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  • Sandy Martise
    Sandy Martise Saint Louis, MO
    I looked at michaels and Joanne's and walmart I could not find the snowflake stencils can you buy them online?
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  • Kristi Hubbard
    Kristi Hubbard Flora, IN
    Can the salt take the heat from a regular light bulb?

    I am wanting to make it into a pendant light.

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  • Betty819
    Betty819 Silver Spring, MD
    Have you noticed that a lot of food items are packed in plastic jars now days; cuts down on breakage for manufacturer as well as grocery stores. My daughter found this beautiful fluted votice candle holder with a butterfly painted on it, that design
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  • Sue Doyle
    Sue Doyle United Kingdom
    Love em, and they are so easy to make !
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  • Sue Krise
    Sue Krise Ogden, UT
    I just happened across this, Its a neat idea! Thought I would throw some advice in the mix. If you happen to have any thrift type stores in your area,"goodwill" "salvation army" people donate odd ball glass jars all the time. I see them for like 10 cents
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  • Jayn Hadsall
    awesome
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  • Debbie Davis
    Debbie Davis Charles City, VA
    do you put the stencil on before the modge podge and salt? how to you get it so close to the stencils to look so uniform.
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  • Rav3n
    Rav3n Dacula, GA
    I wonder how this will work with a colored jar. I have a few blue mason jars I purchased last year that are left over
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  • Joanne
    Joanne Canada
    Beautiful! What an awesome idea!!!
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