Learn how to make a DIY Glittered Mason Jar Light that makes a great gift idea for the kiddos. It is a perfect night light.
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The possibilities are endless. I have seen these beautiful Glittered Mason Jars all over Pinterest and thought this was the perfect time to try my hand at making a couple.
Here is a tutorial if you want to make your own.
DIY Glittered Mason Jar Light
Supplies For Lighted Mason Jar
- Pint Size Mason Jar – Oriental Trading
- Spray Adhesive
- Extra Fine Glitter Oriental Trading
- Vinyl Image
- Submersible LED Lights Oriental Trading
These are so easy to make and Oriental Trading made it even easier by shipping most of the supplies needed right to my doorstep.
This time of year is so busy and I am always looking for ways to save time and money.
How To Make A Mason Jar Light
Step 1. Remove any residue
First, make sure the jar is free of any stickers or residue.
Step 2. Spray the inside of the jar
Spray the INSIDE of the jar with spray adhesive.
Step 3. Add glitter
Give it a good coat then add the glitter until you get the desired thickness.
I actually only use one coat of glitter because if you use too much the light will not be as bright.
Step 4. Add Lights
I have seen these made using battery-operated or LED tea lights placed in the bottom, but I find it is a pain to have to get the light in and out to turn it on or off.
So I was thrilled when I read about submersible lights.
Not only do they last longer, but you strictly twist them to turn them on or off and you can glue it to the underside of the lid so it is super easy to get to.
I used white glitter and purple vinyl for the larger jar and silver glitter and red glitter vinyl for the smaller one.
They even look pretty with the light off.
I plan to make some for boys as well maybe green with a Ninja Turtle or a silver and black Batman-so many options!
I used my Cricut Explore Air to create the images.
I LOVE having a Cricut as there are so many things you can use it for.
This would make a great Christmas present for yourself! Click the image below to go to the Cricut Homepage.