halloween : candy + candle holder diy

Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIYHalloween is by far my favourite season of the year. I am drawn to all things paranormal and terrifying, so for the entire month of October, my supernatural internal pistons are firing on all cylinders. This season, I wanted to increase the number of DIYs posts that I normally publish. The great thing about today’s project, is that it is really two crafts in one. Each pumpkin jar can serve as its own candy-filled treat, or you can simply remove their lids and place tea lights in their bellies. I personally prefer the latter. So, here is the first craft of the season!

Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 1Pumpkin Candy or Candle Holders:

Jam jars
Acrylic paint
Cork board
Foam brushes
Scissors
Crazy glue
Candy or candles

Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 2Steps

1. Using a foam brush and orange paint, cover the exterior of the glass jars. Let dry. (If you are making candle holders, skip to step 4.)

2. Next paint the lids green. 

3. Cut the cork into small rectangular pieces. Cover in brown paint.

Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 34. Once the pumpkins are dry, use the black paint to draw faces onto them.

5. Fill with either candy or candles, and put on display for all to see!

Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 4 Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 5They make cute candy-filled gifts.

Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 8 Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 9Or double as candle holders.

Halloween Candy and Candle Holder DIY - 10See y’all on Monday!

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Emory

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  1. These are adorable!!!

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  2. That is an awesome idea! We usually do not do much decoration for Halloween but really like this this so I think I will have to try it out:)

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  3. ellegeemakes

     /  10/18/2015

    Love this! You are so clever…

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  4. So cute! It looks great as a candle! I may have to do this…

    Emma
    Anyone Can Craft
    anyonecancraftcom.wordpress.com

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  5. Reblogged this on Do It Herself and commented:
    Cute and easy Halloween DIY!

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  6. Too cute! Reblog!

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  7. What a cute idea!

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  8. Julia

     /  10/16/2015

    This is SO cute! I’d love to try making this!

    Julia
    https://owlsimplethings.wordpress.com/

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