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Light Up the Night Glitter Jar



Take those mason jars you've been saving for the perfect craft project and add some glitter to them! This Light Up the Night Glitter Jar is the perfect project for an easy candle holder. Grab some decoupage, paint, and an assortment of glitter and you'll be well on your way to creating the perfect candle display. The finished jar makes the perfect glitzy centerpiece for your holiday dinners, or you can put it off to the side and have it cast a shimmery glow on the room.

Light Up The Night Glitter Jar


  • Tulip® Fashion Glitter® - Gold and Silver
  • Tulip® 3D Fashion Paint Value Packs and Sets
  • Collage Pauge Instant Decoupage™
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Tea light candles
  • Canning/mason jar(s)
  • Glass votive(s)
  • Disposable brush


  1. Print out pattern, trim around pattern and tape to inside of jar to use as a guide.
  2. Paint dots of dimensional paint, following pattern to create a snowflake design. Keep jar lying down with painted side facing up until paint is dry.
  3. Brush Collage Pauge on the inside of jar. Pour in glitter while inside of jar is still wet. Let dry. Pour out excess glitter.
  4. Place glass votive inside jar. Add tea light to complete.

See this project and more in How to Make a Lantern: 23 DIY Outdoor Lighting Ideas.

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Dec 18, 2013

I'd probably go a bit more simple, but keep the sparkle.


Dec 15, 2013

Beautiful for Christmas!


137 Ratings

Dec 15, 2013

these would be nice decorations for the holidays


Dec 15, 2013

fun and interesting


Dec 15, 2013

Looks so simple, but so pretty.


Dec 15, 2013

looks so pretty


Dec 14, 2013



Dec 14, 2013

love these jars. great project for my grandkids to make with me


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