Making an Autumn Leaves Jar Candle Holder

Turn empty cheese spread glass jars into colorful fall lanterns. Use the lanterns to decorate your porch. Fill the jars with battery operated tea light candles, and add a soft glow to your house during the fall season.


Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: one jar candle holder


  • 250g empty cheese spread glass jar
  • white cotton twine
  • leftover pieces of red, yellow and orange cardstock
  • small faux apple
  • 20 in of 0.3" wide caramel colored ribbon with white polka dots
  • 20 in of 0.1mm wide waxed yellow colored cord
  • Upikit maple leaf punch
  • Heritage spray-on contact glue
  • quick drying craft glue (such as Bostik Clear)
  • standard scissors
  • battery operated tea light candle


  1. Spray the bottle with the Heritage spray-on contact glue and glue the twine to the bottle.
  2. Wind the twine in a criss-cross pattern tightly all around the bottle. Cover the bottle up to the lip around the neck.
  3. Continue winding the twine all around the bottle until you reach the end of the twine, or until the bottle has been completely covered.
  4. Press the end of the twine down and use some Bostik Clear to keep it in place.
  5. Punch four red, three yellow, and three orange maple leaves from the cardstock.
  6. Use the Bostik Clear to glue the leaves all around the jar.
  7. Tie the ribbon and cord around the neck of the glass jar and make a bow. Neatly cut the ribbon/cord ends and add a drop of glue to the knot of the bow, so that the bow won't come loose.
  8. Glue the faux apple over the knot of the bow.
  9. Add the candle and voila!
Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 10
Read More Comments

2 Videos

December 2, 2015

This beautiful candle holder is the perfect decoration for the fall. Learn how it was made in this video.

Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? Yes
In This Page
Crafts Home DecorDecember 4, 2015
Christmas Ideas!
Coronavirus Tips
New Years Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2020-12-11 10:55:46 in 3 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2020 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.