Decorate your homes for Halloween with these lanterns that children will enjoy making.
You can leave them hanging from a branch in your garden, by the front door, or in a window, or take them with you to light your path when searching for candy.

What you need:

a glass jar
paper napkins with a design of your choice
a brush
decoupage glue (e.g. Art Potch) or white wood glue
a candle in metal cup


Apply a thin layer of glue on the jar. (If you use the wood glue, dilute it with a small amount of water.)

Separate the top layer of the paper napkin from the rest. Cut out the design in the size that matches the size of the jar. Press lightly on the surface of the jar and use your fingertips to straighten it out.
When the entire jar is decorated, leave to dry (for at least 30 minutes).

Apply another layer of glue over the entire surface, thus fixing the paper napkin and making it look varnished. Leave to dry thoroughly.
You can make a wire handle to hang or carry the lantern.
Place a candle inside and – enjoy the light!

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