DIY Fall Leaf Mason Jar Luminaries tutorial

Hey Craftaholics Anonymous® readers! Its Jessi here from Practically Functional. I have a super quick and easy fall craft to share with you today! I found some extra mason jars laying around the other day and thought “These could be so cute if I gave them a little makeover!” So I did! With just a few stickers and a quick coat of spray paint, these plain mason jars became super cute fall candle jars.

Fall Leaf Mason Jar Luminaries

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These candle jars are so easy to make, and you can make them for any holiday or season, or just to match the colors of your decor! You can use snowflake stickers and white spray paint for Christmas, or flower stickers and bright colors for spring; they’re so versatile!

Fall Mason Jar Luminaries Tutorial

Here’s what you need:

  • plain mason jars
  • stickers, or adhesive vinyl and something to cut it with (scissors, an X-acto knife, a Silhouette cutting machine, a Cricut, etc.)
  • painter’s tape
  • spray paint

Mason Jar Craft Tutorial

I used my Silhouette Cameo to cut adhesive vinyl into the shape of maple leaves, but you can use scissors or an X-acto knife if you don’t have a cutting machine. Or you can even use regular stickers!

Place the stickers on the jars, and cover the threads with painter’s tape so you can put the lids back on later. (Or you can skip this part if you don’t plan to put the lids back on!)

Fall Mason Jar tutorial

Turn the jars upside down and give the whole jar a light coat of spray paint. You only want to paint the outside of the jar, so be sure your jars are upside down before you start painting!

MAson Jar craft

Once the jars are dry, carefully remove the stickers and tape from each jar, and you’re done! Put a tea light candle or votive candle in each jar, light them, and enjoy!

Fall Mason Jar Luminaries tutorial

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If you liked this project, check out my other simple projects you can make with a Silhouette Cameo! My favorite is this bleached owl t-shirt!

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If you love simple, realistic, acheivable projects, make sure you stop by Practically Functional for a visit anytime, or follow along through social media! I’d love to see you there!

Jessi @ Practically Functional
Hi, I'm Jessi, and I blog at Practically Functional, a blog about real projects that real people can actually do! You don't have to be a pro in order to craft or do DIY projects; Practically Functional is full of projects for everyday life that anyone can do, regardless of skill or experience! Whether you're looking for fun crafts, DIY projects both big and small, gardening advice, cleaning tips, or quick and easy recipes, you'll find them here! Follow the step by step instructions in every tutorial, and don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions! Make sure you subscribe to free weekly emails so you don't miss a single tutorial!
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  1. 1

    These are so gorgeous, I think I will make this in addition to my other gift to Christmas for my mom <3

  2. 2

    These are adorable and I love the gold spray paint! Such a great effect!