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It’s official…I’m in love with creating ! I think I love mason jars so much because there are about a million different ways to decorate them. The secret to mason jar crafting is in how you prep them…it makes all the difference. I’ll tell you my secret mason jar craft weapon down below under the supplies for these fun Halloween mason jars.

- – I always use these because there’s a logo only on one side which leaves the other sides blank and perfect for decorating. Also there’s no cutting required because the top is two separate pieces and you can remove the center piece. If you want something NON- BREAKABLE – use instead!

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- – This is my SECRET WEAPON for mason jar crafts. It’s my favorite primer because it’s a flat primer and paint in one. You can also use the if your design has a bunch of black in it.

- – If you don’t have paint markers yet, I highly suggest getting a set! I use these and all the time on rocks, wood and more. But the has all the colors and a few more.

- Acrylic Paint – I like both and .

- Paint Brushes – I like both and for covering mason jars with acrylic paint.

- Sealant – I often use this or this depending on if I want shine or a matte finish but most of the time I don’t even seal my finished jars and they still hold up amazingly!

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Halloween Mason Jars Directions

Here is how to make the three different Halloween mason jar designs I created.

- Spray your mason jar with a . Place jar mouth down on a piece of cardboard outside and spray evenly. You might need two coats of primer, but it dries very quickly.

- Lightly sketch your design onto the jar using a pencil.

- Paint the large details, like the skirt, using acrylic paint.

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- For the other details , I used paint markers from this and the . As well as this for the shoes. I like paint markers because they are very easy to control compared to a paint brush and they make it easy to create crisp lines.

Bride of Frankenstein Mason Jar:

I did this jar a little backwards since at first I thought I was going to create Frankenstein instead of the bride of Frankenstein. But I’ll tell you below how I would recommend creating the jar!

- Start with primed jar using this . Place jar mouth down on a piece of cardboard outside and spray evenly. You might need two coats of primer, but it dries very quickly.

- You DO NOT need to paint the entire jar green!! Just paint the face green using acrylic paint .

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