Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries | Spooky Halloween Decor

There is spooky and then there is scary. The Halloween decor goal at our house is spooky with a touch of silly and absolutely nothing scary. Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries.

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Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

A couple years ago our little guy insisted that the Halloween decorations in our house should not be scary. For the betterment of our household and sleep schedule we conceded and agreed that scary was out. Spooky and silly were IN.

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with a few Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won’t even have to remember to light your mummies at night – they have timers!)

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries

SUPPLIES:

Mason Jars
(I used three different sizes)
Mod Podge
Paint Sponge or Paint Brush
First Aid Gauze Rolls
Googly Eyes
Hot Glue Gun
Scissors
Battery Operated Tea Lights
(or candles)

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

DIRECTIONS: 

First, cover the mason jar with a layer of Mod Podge glue.

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

Next, secure one end of gauze onto the jar then wrap the gauze around the jar.

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

Continue to layer the gauze until the entire jar is covered and your desired look is achieved.

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

Then secure the end of the gauze with more glue and attach googly eyes to your Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries with a couple dabs of hot glue.

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

Place the mason jar lid ring onto the jar (if desired) then add a candle or tea light to your Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries.

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries; TrishSutton.com; My favorite battery operated tea lights.

If you do not already have battery operated tea lights that you love – check THESE out. I love them. They are controlled by a remote and there is also timer option in which the lights will come on at the same time daily and automatically turn off after six hours. Awesome.

Mason Jar Mummy Luminaries are a simple and silly way to add Halloween cheer both outdoors and indoors. Along with the Mason Jars you will need a roll or two of first aid gauze and tea lights or candles. (Add my favorite battery operated tea lights and you won't even have to remember to light your mummies at night - they have timers!) TrishSutton.com

About Trish

When this sleep deprived self proclaimed tea addict is not creating messes with her six year old, Trish can often be found watching ESPN whilst debating penalties and plays with her college aged son. Along with tea, Trish could live off of licorice and popcorn. Her favorite place in the world is by her husband’s side – preferably in a football stadium, at Disneyland or in San Diego.

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