moon jar luminaries- diy

I love this time of year, the dark and cold make me want to hibernate in my cozy home, bake goodies to warm up my kitchen, and make lovely things to compliment my home. Being such a dark time, it’s the perfect time for moon gazing and bringing the celestial into the house with these little moon phase luminaries.

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Supplies: metallic gold and silver paint, wax paper, paintbrush, star glitter (gold and silver, I used Martha Stewart brand), Mod Podge or white glue, jars

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1. Paint large sections of the wax paper with the metallic paints making large swirl-like strokes. 2. While the paint is still wet, sprinkle the star glitter onto the paint. 3. Let dry.

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4. Cut out moon and star shapes. 5. Apply Mod Podge or glue to the back of the shapes and place on clean jars.

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5. Add votive candle and let the moon shine!

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“That’s all,”
Lisa

2 Comments

  • Cheryl
    January 11, 2014 - 11:26 am | Permalink

    Hi Lisa! How magical and beautiful. Thank you for posting these inspiring ideas. I love this post. We all miss Ms. Lisa…happy 2014 to you and your lovely family! xoxo

    • January 12, 2014 - 10:30 am | Permalink

      I miss you all so much too Cheryl! I hope all is really well and you are all staying healthy this winter, I remember last winter was really tough on your family.
      Warmly, lisa

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