Here’s a great craft using a mason jar. Why not turn it into an oil lamp. This is a short, instructional video to show you the basics of creating a mason jar oil lamp.
Being the creative ninja you are, I’m sure you will find ingenious ways of decorating the jar on the inside. And, yes, you can put just about anything you like in the jar. To get some great ideas, simply Google “Mason Jar Oil Lamps”.
The paraffin lamp oil that you use will preserve the fresh greens, berries, flowers, etc. You can see how this is a great seasonal craft as well as a functional item for a beach house. Fill it will shells, sand, and driftwood.
How to Make a Mason Jar Oil Lamp
I have noticed that many of the projects simply show a wick protruding from the lid and they don’t go into the operating details. This is where our video comes in. Phil provides detailed instructions on the basics of creating a mason jar oil lamp.
• Pint-Size Mason Jar
• 5/16″ Drill Bit
• Cotton Wick & Wick Holder
• Wick Holder
• Firefly Paraffin Lamp Oil or CLEAN Lamp Oil
• Washer (optional)
• Greens, Berries, Pine Cones, Shells, Sand, Wood, Flowers, etc. (optional)
Please let me know if you have any questions about making a mason jar oil lamp.