Christmas Jars: A Glowing Nativity Scene

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Creating beautiful Christmas jars is fairly easy, and they make a beautiful nativity scene perfect for your mantel. You may want to give this set as a gift, or keep it for display in your own home. Either way, the glow of The Nativity will light up your holiday decor!

christmas jars a glowing nativity scene

Supplies Needed to Make a Glowing Nativity:

  • Ball® Quart Jars with smooth sides
  • Krylon Sea Glass Paint in ice
  • Battery operated tea lights
  • Gold vinyl
  • Transfer tape
  • Weeding tools
  • Cricut machine
  • Nativity scene cut file ( click here to download)
  • Scissors
christmas jars a glowing nativity scene

Paint your jars first so that they can dry. Be sure to start with clean jars, and do your spray painting outside. Spray all sides with a couple of coats of the sea glass paint and allow to dry completely. This paint gives your mason jars a frosted look that is just perfect for adding in candles.

christmas jars a glowing nativity scene

Once you've downloaded the Nativity Scene Cut File (see above), upload this file to Cricut Design Space and resize it to fit your jars. All of your images will fit on one 12×12 sheet of vinyl.

CLICK HERE for step-by-step instructions on uploading, working with the Cricut machine and vinyl, and the weeding and transfer process.

christmas jars a glowing nativity scene

Once you've completed the transfer of images to the jars (see instruction link above), simply place a tealight candle in each of your jars.

christmas jars a glowing nativity scene

This gorgeous Nativity scene will become a treasured family decoration! I hope you enjoy it for years and years to come!

Suggested materials:

  • Detailed materials list above.
  • Detailed instruction link above.
Angie CountryChicCottage

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