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Make Milk Jug Jack-O-Lanterns

23 August 2011 45,780 views 12 Comments

by rhonda

I don't mean to frighten anyone, but it's almost September, which will be all too quickly followed by October, which means if you haven't yet, you'd better start thinking about Halloween decorations!  You'll be glad I reminded you, because it will give you plenty of time to save up a  collection of empty milk jugs.  Then you can head over to eighteen25, where crafty sisters Jamie, Jodie, and Jennifer share how they made this row of spooky Jack-O-Lantern jugs, inspired by a project they saw in FamilyFun.  They'll look great lining your sidewalk to greet trick-or-treaters!  [how to make milk jug jack-o-lanterns]

Project estimate:

  • Milk jugs, on hand
  • Sharpie, on hand
  • Craft knife, on hand
  • Christmas lights or battery-operated tea lights, on hand or $1 and up

Total:  Free and up

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12 Comments »

  • Jessica said:

    I love this! I have already started on my Halloween decorations, I can’t wait!

  • Julie P said:

    LOVE this!!! :D thanks!

  • Ashley said:

    I can’t wait to make these! Just trying to find the milk jugs!

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  • sher said:

    These are great! Made them for our village craft party for the kids.

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  • Marilyn said:

    I have everyone in the family saving milk jugs for me. I have 14 already to go. I am using glow sticks as the light in the jugs. Great idea .

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