Learn how to decorate Halloween mason jars, for unique decor or a special gift idea! Great for bringing holiday charm to your home. Get over 45 projects you’ll love to make.
There’s this awesome thing that happens around the holidays that I like to call “mason jar crafting.” Sure, you can make stuff with mason jars any time of year, but Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas seem to be the most conducive to busting them out of your stash to make something awesome.
I have a lot of Halloween crafts here on the blog, but some of my favorites are the Halloween mason jars. There’s just something about a black lantern or orange glass jar that makes me feel so festive!
Plus guess what – they are really easy to craft with. If you’re a beginning crafter, these are the perfect place for your to begin your holiday crafting journey. Once you learn how to paint mason jars, you’ll be on your way to mastering pretty much all of these ideas.
Not that they all use paint. A lot of them use Mod Podge as well, or a combination of the two. You’ve got a lot of options and kids can join in the fun too.
Honestly, you don’t *have* to use mason jars for these Halloween projects. I like to save pasta sauce jars or similar to use for these type of projects. Not only do they work just as well, they are free! Just remember to save the lids too, depending on what you are making.
Check out the list of projects below and let me know which is your favorite or which ones you have tried. Leave me a comment!
Halloween Mason Jars
Learn how to make Halloween mason jars using a variety of materials from your craft stash including paint, glitter, and Mod Podge! You'll get great holiday ideas for decor or gifts.
It's amazing how much mercury glass paint can spice up a mason jar! You're going to love this simple project - and while it helps to have a cutting machine, it's not required (you can cut a vinyl face by hand).
Three simple colors make up the candy corn palette, and I think we all know what they are - white, orange, and yellow! Use bright shades of these colors to decorate Halloween mason jars, and I like the sanding to distress option as well.
It's always nice to have a candy dish out, but during the holidays you need to kick it up a notch! We're all gathering handfuls of candy every time we see it, so have some options using this cute mason jar idea.
I'm not sure what my favorite part of this Halloween mason jar is - I really love the ribbon hair as well as the rhinestone wart on the nose! It's so cute and would be perfect with an LED candle inside.
When it comes to Halloween décor, it’s all about the ambiance you create. How do YOU play up the spook factor? Learn how to make these not-so-creepy luminaries (that are a little spooky) with your Cricut machine and some spray paint.
Halloween with polka dots and stripes remind me a lot of Beetlejuice . . . and I love it! Learn how to use spray paint and a little bit of sandpaper to decorate these jars, and make a perfect Halloween display.
Learn how to make a super spooky Halloween decoration to light up a hall table, mantel or bedroom this Halloween! Scroll below for step by step instructions on this mason jar craft and get started today.
If you like Halloween decor that is a little less black and orange and a little more fall inspired, this scarecrow jar is super cute! A great way to feel festive without the spookiness (and it can last through Thanksgiving).
DIY Halloween treat jars are a super quick and easy Halloween craft that can be made in under 15 minutes! These cute treat jars would be a great addition to your “You’ve Been Booed” basket, and they also make a great teacher or hostess gift idea!
I absolutely love these cute Halloween ghost lanterns! They would be darling in your windows so the whole world can see them, or even just in your own home on a mantel, shelf, or table. If you’re decorating for a Halloween party, they would be adorable centerpieces, or even along the path to the doors of the party.
These cute little Halloween mason jars are not only a sparkly decoration for Halloween, but they make a great craft project! Fill them with candy or fun treats, and they make a simple Halloween gift as well.