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Mason Jar Luminaries

These DIY Mason Jar Luminaries make awesome mason jar lights for your porch or driveway.  You can adapt this into several different mason jar candle ideas using these snow filled Christmas jars.

 

Mason Jar luminaries, Christmas Jars

 

These lighted Christmas jars are so easy to make.  And they only cost just pennies using items that you just might have around the house already.  These Mason jar luminaries are much safer than paper bag luminaries.  Lighted candles inside the protection of a snow filled Mason Christmas jar are safer and have less chances starting a fire.  

 

Christmas Jar Ideas, Mason jar lights

 

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These Mason Jar Christmas Luminaries are gorgeous outside but also can also be used inside.

 

Mason Jar Candle ideas, mason jar lights
 
We love to make a Christmas centerpiece with these jars.  And  so other Mason jar candle ideas are adding different colored candles such as bright red or green for Christmas.    Or other ideas would be a small snowman or a few red cranberries would be gorgeous in the snow.
 

DIY Mason Jar Luminaries:

 Learn how to make these inexpensive mason jar luminaries in these 3 easy steps.
 
Ingredients needed:
 
Instructions:
  • Pour  Epsom salt in the bottom of the jars, depth is up to you but not deeper than the height of the candle you are using.
  • Place a candle in the center of the jar and light the candle
  • Leave the lids off or use these cute mason jar cut out lids for wide mouth jars– (remember to match the size of the mouth of the jar with the same size cut out lids)

 

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5 from 16 votes

Mason Jar Luminaries

DIY Mason Jar Luminaries make awesome mason jar lights for your porch or driveway. These Christmas jars are also one of our easiest mason jar candle ideas.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Keyword: Christmas jars, mason jar candle ideas, mason jar lights, Mason Jar Luminaries
Author: Evelyn
Cost: 5

Equipment

Ingredients

  • Wide Mouth Quart Mason Jars You could use other sizes according to your taste
  • Epsom Salt
  • White Votive Candles
  • or Red Votive Candles
  • or Yankee Candles Mixed

Instructions

  • Pour the Epsom salt in the bottom of the jars, depth is up to you but not deeper than the size of the candle you are using.
  • Place a candle in the center of the jar and light the candle using a long lighter for safety
  • Leave the lids off or use these cute mason jar cut out lids for wide mouth jars– (remember to match the size of the mouth of the jar with the same size cut out lids)

Recipe Rating




Heather Kinnaird

Thursday 11th of December 2014

they really are lovey

Cynthia Landrie

Saturday 14th of December 2013

These are so pretty. I have a friend who loves mason jar crafts; I'll have to show her this.

The Tumbleweed Contessa

Saturday 14th of December 2013

How beautiful. Wind-proof!

Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

Wednesday 11th of December 2013

These are so pretty. Thanks so much for sharing

Grandma Currie

Tuesday 10th of December 2013

We've been using canning jars for luminaries for about 17 years. We have used sand in our jars, but I like the Epsom salt idea...more wintery looking!