DIY: Halloween Drip Jars

These spooky Halloween mason jars are perfect for a Halloween party or just a festive way to decorate your home and light up your mantle during this coming month of October. Keep reading to learn how to this Halloween craft.



  • mason jars (any size)
  • like-color crayons in Halloween-y colors
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • tin soda can
  • wax paper ( not pictured)

Halloween Drip Jars DIY Craft - Supplies


Step 1: Preheat your oven to 100F.

Step 2: Peel the paper off your crayons; the easiest way to do this is to "score: the outside of the crayons with a pretty deep cut down the length of the paper and crayon. The paper should peel easily off after that.

Halloween Drip Jars DIY Craft - Step 1

Step 3: Chop the like- color crayons.

Halloween Drip Jars DIY Craft - Step 2

Step 4: Cut off the bottom of the soda can.

Step 5: Place the like-color crayons together into the can. Place in a warm oven and wait for them to melt.

Halloween Drip Jars DIY Craft - Step 3

Step 6: Place your mason jars face down onto a layer of wax paper.

Halloween Drip Jars DIY Craft - Step 4

Step 7: Pour the melted crayon wax over the top of the jars. Direct it so it drips down a couple sides. If desired, repeat with another blend of like-colors for a nice layered look.

Halloween Drip Jars DIY Craft - Step

Step 8: Place a battery operated light in the middle and decorate for Halloween!

Halloween Drip Jars Craft DIY - Final

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