Making a Halloween Candle Holder | Easy Crafting

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Making a Halloween candle holder and easy crafts

Making a Halloween candle holder and easy crafts. Inviting the Halloween spirit into your home could prove to be a real challenge when your budget is quite limited. Fortunately, the wealth of DIY projects that the canvas is full of would offer you quite a few Halloween-themed inspirations.

So no need to spend colossal sums to afford a brand new thematic decoration – our homes are full of recycling materials with enormous creative potential. So in this article, we roll up our sleeves to make our own Halloween candle holder – an economical, eco-friendly, and ultra original DIY project that you can also customize as you wish.

DIY Halloween candle holder in a recycled tin can

Materials and tools needed:

  • Empty, clean, and dry cans
  • Acrylic paint (can be spray paint) and brush
  • Indelible marker
  • Candles

How to do:

1.  First, repaint your cans of orange paint using either a paintbrush and acrylic paint or spray paint. Allow to dry well on a surface protected with newspaper and, if necessary, repaint with an additional coat of paint. To hurry up the drying method, think of using a hairdryer.

2.  Using a marker, draw a jack-o’-lantern pattern. Avoid pressing excessively to avoid chipping the paint. If this happens to you, take a fine-tipped paintbrush and cover the defect with paint. Or, replace the black paint marker still applied using a fine-tipped brush. In both cases, start by marking the pattern with a pencil and cool drawing ideas.

3.  Place a candle inside, and here is a pretty decoration for your successful Halloween party.

DIY candle holder in painted patterned glass jar – a super creative Halloween DIY for adults

Making a Halloween candle holder and easy crafts

Materials and tools needed:

  • Glass jars
  • Candles
  • DIY glue / glue varnish
  • Acrylic paint (various colors)
  • Sponge brush or other brush you have on hand
  • Paper plate / cup / muffin boxes
  • Black acrylic paint
  • Halloween themed stickers (optional)
  • Black indelible marker

How to do:

1.  Decide on paint colors to repaint the inside of the glass jar (in this case: orange, red and purple). If necessary, mix paint colors to obtain the desired shades. Then mix the paint with glue (1: 1 ratio).

2.  Repaint the inside of the glass jar of paint starting at the bottom and then color the sides. For these, proceed carefully, rotating the glass jar when applying the paint with brushstrokes. Paint a thin layer. In case of too obvious strokes of paint after drying, paint a new layer always thin.

3.  Let the glass jars dry by setting them on their side. Turn from time to time to avoid dripping paint.

4.  Paint Halloween patterns on the glass jar. For this purpose, first, insert a candle inside to choose a well-lit location for the Halloween figures. Next, make a pilot drawing using an indelible marker and then repeat over it with black paint.

“Haunted” jar with spider pattern – an ultra-creative DIY Halloween decoration

Materials and tools needed:

  • Glass jar (recycled, washed, dried, and clean)
  • Fake spider web
  • Plastic spiders
  • Scissors
  • Candle

How to do:

This tutorial is indeed as easy as pie and requires almost no effort on your part. First, take a layer of fake spider web to drape it around the jar. Then, insert the candle inside, fix the plastic spider on the web, and voila. It’s that simple!

Halloween manual activity to make candle holders in recycled glass jars

Materials and tools needed:

  • Recycled glass jar
  • Silk paper
  • Black paper
  • White glue
  • Paint brushes
  • Scissors
  • Parchment paper
  • Led candles

How to do:

1.  Draw the desired Halloween patterns on a piece of black paper and cut them out carefully. Use a stencil or an online stencil to recreate the patterns accurately.

2.  Cut 5-7 cm rectangles in the tissue paper (you choose the colors).

3.  Attach the pieces of paper to the outside of a glass jar, making sure to seal them with glue applied to them. Do not overlap several layers of tissue paper to allow light to show through.

4.  Once the glass jars are covered with tissue paper, glue the Halloween figures on them.

5.  Turn inside out and let dry. Finally, insert the lights inside and decorate.

Easy Halloween decoration to make – candle holder made using an original template

Materials and tools needed:

  • Halloween templates to print
  • A4 white paper
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided glue or tape
  • Small glasses

How to do:

1.  Download the template and write it on white paper. Then cut the patterned strips if present.

2.  Wrap your candle holder glass with a strip of printed paper, securing with glue or double-sided tape.

3.  Add a candle inside, and your little Halloween decorations just as cute as they are easy to make. They are now ready to join the thematic decor.

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