Easy Recycled Jar 4th of July Luminaries and More!

Share it with others!

I love using recycled jars for again for other projects. I came up with 2 very easy and inexpensive ways to use recycled jars for the 4th of July. Not only can they be used as luminaries, but I also have some other great uses that I’d love to share…

For the first of 2 projects I used recycled olive jars.

On the first jar I placed some window clings I got from Dollar Tree. So easy!

For the second jar I measured some red ribbon around the jar.

After measuring I cut one piece of ribbon and used that to measure to cut 3 more. I had a total of 4 ribbons.

I put Mod Podge on the jar.

I placed the ribbons evenly spaced around the jar and placed another coat of Mod Podge over the top to seal the ribbons into place.

I let them dry and here is what they looked like.

Now I can use them to hold silverware…

Or add some solar lights for luminaries…

Or add some LED lights in case I want them inside…

Or I can use them as a vases.

Okay – next jar project! I put Mod Podge on the jar and I placed a 4th of July napkin on top. (I had cut the napkin so it would be the right size for the jar.) I placed another coat of Mod Podge over the top of the napkin and let it dry.

I placed a “Uncle Sam” hat on top of the jar.

I also decided to add an LED light inside the jar.

I love the way it lights up!

Subscribe to my blog

and get my crazy creations delivered straight to you inbox. 

Never miss a project, update, or latest news!

&

I’d love for you to visit my YouTube Channel and subscribe

Chas’ Crazy Creations YouTube

Plaid

Video with Hometalk coming soon….

 

Share it with others!

Similar Posts

14 Comments

  1. Love the use of the napkin … thinking I have some red white and blue napkins!

    1. Thanks Snap – I have been wanting to decoupage with a napkin and finally had a chance. Please send me pictures if you make one – I’d love to see πŸ™‚

  2. You do such cute & easy projects! I enjoy all the great ideas that you post. Love the little guy with the Uncle Sam hat! πŸ™‚

    1. Thanks Linda and I could see your grand kids having a blast making these too πŸ™‚

  3. We painted a lot of jars for our wedding. It’s such a simple but effective craft. Yours look fabulous.

    1. Thank you Sally. I love that about your wedding and I’m sure it was absolutely beautiful! I totally agree and a great way to recycle.

  4. These are so simple to make. I love them for cutlery holders.

    1. Thank you Julie and me too! I love how something as simple as a recycled jar can really elevate the way you display something.

  5. I love your creativity. My fav is the jars as utensil holders. I’ll be Pinning your post. Thanks for sharing on Sunday’s Best.

    1. Thank you Rhonda, I love that one too! I love how something as simple as a recycled jar can really elevate the way you display something. Thank you so much for the Pin and I’ll see you next week!

  6. I love using dollar store stickers to decorate. I’ve used them to create Christmas ornaments, so decorating jars is right up my alley.

    1. Thank you so much Erlene, and I love that you use them too. Ornaments are a great idea, thanks for sharing that tip with me!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *