When I was a little girl, I couldn’t make it through the night without my three most prized possessions: my blanket, my stuffed animal Eeyore, and my night light.
Lots of kids today also rely on night lights to get a good night’s sleep. And through the years, night light designs have become even more creative and exciting — like with this incredible fairy night light made from a repurposed, old jar!
Check out the materials and directions below, then watch the instructional video to learn how to make this beautiful DIY craft today!
- paper fairy cutout
- hot glue gun
- white acrylic paint
- white tissue paper
- scrap wood
- wire clothes hanger
- adhesive spray
- moss and/or bark
- plastic flowers
- battery-powered candle
- Cut out a fairy design from a piece of paper and glue the fairy to the inside of a jar.
- Paint the outside of the jar with white acrylic paint.
- Wrap white tissue paper around the jar and smooth it over the sides. (Make sure the bottom is covered, too!)
- Place the lid against a scrap piece of wood. Then, use a hammer and nail to punch two holes into opposite sides of the lid.
- Cut a piece of wire hanger, and loop the wire through the two holes to create a handle. To keep the handle in place, use a pair of pliers and bend the wire on the inside of the lid.
- Spray the jar with adhesive and add glitter.
- Line the bottom of the jar with moss and/or bark.
- String plastic flowers around the mouth of the jar, and use a glue gun to keep the decoration in place. Weave flowers around the wire handle, too, and add glue.
- Place a plastic, battery-powered candle inside the jar and close the lid.
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