Ghost Luminaries

Ghost Luminaries
Ghost Luminaries
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Kids can make these fun luminaries with very few supplies and plenty of imagination. These are fun for adults too. To see a larger view of this project click here.

You will need

clean, empty jars
white acrylic paint
black acrylic paint
black Sharpie marker
tea light candles or other illumination

NOTE: If you prefer to stay away from candles and flames, check out discount department stores, craft stores and party supply shops for glow lights and other alternate illuminating devices.

What you do

Paint jars with white acrylic paint. Let dry completely then add a second coat. Let dry, preferably overnight.

Use a black Sharpie marker to draw on eyes and mouths, then fill in with black acrylic paint. Let dry completely.

Add glow lights, tea light candles, votive candles or any other illumination and line them up along your sidewalk for a fun and spooky entrance.

See Amanda's colorful variation of this project, Goblin Luminaries for Halloween


About The Author

Amanda Formaro is the crafty, entrepreneurial mother of four children. She loves to bake, cook and make crafts. She is the craft expert for and You can see her crafty creations on Crafts by Amanda and her delicious recipes on Amanda's Cookin'