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As soon as my eyes landed on these luminary jars, I knew I had to include them in the collection of 100 Days of Debt Free DIY Holiday Ideas!
I mean, if you love the idea of a more traditional Christmas, these jars have it!
Welcome to Day 2 where I bring you the most cheerful, inspiring and uplifting holiday recipes, decorating ideas, crafts, homemade gift ideas, holiday budgeting tips, and much more that will make your holiday merry and bright without breaking the bank!
White Christmas Mason Jar Luminary
What I like about this project is it’s from Martha Stewart…the queen of DIY.
Most of us have mason jars around our homes and even if you don’t, they are not very expensive. The medium jars are around $6 a case and the large jars are around $11 a case.
Either one would be great, but I would personally use both large and small jars for this project. Ginger over at Ginger Snap Crafts used the large jars, but I like the look of small and large together.
Ginger used salt to frost them, and I’ve heard you can also use Epsom salt too which is also super inexpensive at around $8 for an entire bag.
As are your choice of decoration at the top, I will do these with pine, pinecones, and berries but bells, ribbons and bows are great too!
Ginger lays it all out for you in the tutorial, and your imagination can change it up however you see fit.
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