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Crafting and DIY

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Candy Jar Treats

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Jar-o'-Lanterns

Steps:3
Materials
  • Clean jars
  • Oil-based enamel paint in black and orange or yellow
  • Paintbrush
  • Extra-wide masking tape
  • Marker
  • Utility knife
  • Plastic-covered 20-gauge wire
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Small candle (such as the LED candle)
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Painted Jar Lids

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Collecting, Jars, Paint, Painting
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Specimen-Jar Candle

Steps:5
Here's a Good Thing that will add a spooky touch to your home for Halloween. The specimen-jar candle looks like it came straight from a mad scientist's laboratory, but it's really easy to make -- and little trick-or-treaters will love it.
Materials
  • Cauliflower head
  • Grapes, optional
  • Celery root, optional
  • Glass vase
  • Small suction cup
  •  Water 
  • Food coloring
  • Wax granules
  • Wicks
  • Lighter
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Bat Jar

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Halloween, Jars
A simple jar gets a spooky spin with this fun bat craft.
Materials
  • Bat template
  • White or cream card stock
  • Scissors
  • Xyron Creative Station with permanent adhesive cartridge
  • Black beans
  • White beans (like cannellini)
  • Large jar or container
  • Bubble wrap, empty plastic container with lid, or other item to act as filler
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Quick Jar Covers

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Good Things, Jars, Paper
Decorating jars of homemade preserves is a cinch with cupcake wrappers, available in many patterns and colors at the grocery store.
Materials
  • Cupcake wrappers (any pattern or color)
  • Rubber bands
  • Ribbon or waxed twine
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Decorative Jar Lids

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Good Things, Jars, Organizing
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