Shortcut Chic Mason Jar Candles

Burlap-wrapped mason jars add an old-fashioned touch to your holiday decor. Use battery-operated tea lights so you can put these decorations anywhere without fear of causing a fire.

Craft Time: 30 minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

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  • Mason Jar
  • Burlap Ribbon – Natural
  • Double-Stick Tape
  • Jute
  • Mod Podge® (Optional)
  • Fine Glitter
  • Battery-Operated Tea Lights
  • Holiday Greenery Sprigs – Style of Choice
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Step 1
Attach burlap ribbon to jar with double-stick tape.

Step 2
Wrap jute around the jar and tie holiday greenery to the jar.

Step 3
Optional: Dip lid of jar into Mod Podge® and then into fine glitter. Let dry.

Step 4
Place a small amount of fine glitter in the jar and set the battery-operated tea light on top.

Caution: Real candles are not recommended.