Spooky Halloween Luminaries

spooky halloween luminaries

Are you ready for Halloween? Now that I have costumes for my littles I am finally ready for Halloween fun. Come back later this week when I reveal their costumes.
Here’s a quick and easy project to add to your Halloween décor.  Earlier this fall I found this while walking through Von Maur: It has a light in it but it’s mainly made of plastic and costs $20. I knew I could make something just as good or better.  This seriously was EASY!!!

I started with plain glass vases from the Dollar Tree.  To make sure all the fingerprints were cleaned off I cleaned them up with some glass cleaners.

start with glass vases

The easiest way to do that is with your hand inside the vase.

hand in vase

While the glass cleaner was drying completely I set up an are to spray paint in the yard. This Rustoleum glass frosting spray is very affordable from a craft supply store especially when you use a coupon.

frosted glass spray

It just took a few coats on each vase to get the etched look I was after. While the spray paint was drying I got out my Cricut and used the “October 31” cartridge, cutting out an owl and spider in black vinyl. If you don’t have a Cricut or a cutting machine you can easily print a  shape from your computer and tape it to the vinyl  and cut with scissors. :)

Last step peel the backing off the vinyl and place on the frosted vase.


I used battery operated candle lights but little tea lights would work good too.

Aren’t they spooky???

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