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Harry Potter Crafts DIY Cornish Pixie Jars

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Straight out of the recycle bin, these Harry Potter Crafts DIY Cornish Pixie Jars are easy to make with my free printables. Quick and easy to create in about 30 minutes with supplies from Dollar Tree.

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Harry Potter Cornish Pixie Jars

Harry Potter Craft DIY Cornish Pixie Jars by Creatively Beth #creativelybeth #harrypotter #crafts #diy #cornishpixie #recycled

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Here's what you need to Make Cornish Pixies in Recycled Jars:

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How to Create Light Up Cornish Pixie Jars:

STEP ONE

To begin the Harry Potter Crafts DIY Cornish Pixie Jars, gather all supplies. Wash and thoroughly dry the jars and metal lids, and then remove all labels. You can use any type or size jar as long as it is clear with a screw-on lid.

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Basecoat the metal lids with Lamp Black Americana acrylic craft paint. Let dry and apply a second coat, if necessary.

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STEP TWO

Download and print the CORNISH PIXIE PATTERN SHEET at the bottom of the post ⇓ on plain white paper. Select the size of Cornish Pixie that best fits each jar and cut them out carefully with scissors.

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Coat the inside front of each jar with Decou-Page Medium (I prefer the matte finish) using a paintbrush. Apply the Cornish Pixie with the black ink side facing out and press into the Decou-Page Medium with the paintbrush. Paint on an additional coat of Decou-Page Medium, covering the back of the Cornish Pixie. Set aside to dry. The medium will turn clear once dry.

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STEP THREE

Open the package of tissue paper and tear one sheet into pieces. Coat the outside of each jar with Decou-Page Medium. Lay the pieces of tissue paper into the medium, and then apply a second coat of Decou-Page Medium on top of the tissue paper layer.

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Place the coated jars upside down onto your work surface to dry overnight.

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STEP FOUR

Screw the lids back onto the jars. Paint a bit of Galaxy Glitter Clear Ice Comet paint around the edges of Cornish Pixie images using a paintbrush and a dabbing motion. Set aside to allow the glitter paint to dry.

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STEP FIVE

Download the CORNISH PIXIE TAGS at the bottom of the post ⇓ onto brown kraft cardstock. Select the tags that are the proper size for each jar. Carefully cut out with scissors and punch a hole at the top of each tag.

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Wrap the natural jute twine around the neck of each jar. Thread the tag onto the twine and then tie in a knot. Trim the ends of the twine with scissors.

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STEP SIX

Remove the tea lights from their packaging and pull the tab out from the battery cavity. These tea lights are color-changing, which the kiddos will LOVE!

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Turn the tea lights on, place them in the jar, and screw on the lid.

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Download the Harry Potter Cornish Pixie Jar Patterns and Tags Free Printables

Quick and Easy Harry Potter Crafts DIY Cornish Pixie Jars

Straight out of the recycle bin, these mischievous Cornish Pixies have been caught in Recycled Jars and are quick and easy to create with limited supplies. Cornish Pixies are mischief-makers. They are incredibly strong, love tricks, and playing practical jokes! These jars would make a perfect night light or a fabulous goodie bag gift for a Harry Potter inspired birthday party.

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Awesome Harry Potter Inspiration from Team Creative Crafts

I am totally blown away by the fabulous variety of projects that the team created this month. We told everyone “Harry Potter, Anything Goes” and we have not been disappointed! And look at all the FABULOUS projects!

Creative Harry Potter Crafts

I'll catch a few mischievous Cornish Pixies in Jars to help Professor Glideroy Lockhart. Make sure to label them with the Free Printable Tags designed by ME! Remember to not let Pixies loose in a classroom, they are devilishly tricky blighters.

Lindsay of Artsy Fartsy Mama is super talented with polymer clay. She sculpted these adorably wicked Harry Potter Cornish Pixies and will show you how with her step-by-step tutorial. Love those iridescent wings!

Give the Master of Death symbol a feminine touch with a Floral Deathly Hallows free cut file, created by Liz of Liz on Call. The Cloak of Invisibility, Resurrection Stone, and Elder Wand combine as a symbol for true believers who quest to find the Hallows.

Blanca from Creativities Galore has created Harry Potter Favor Bags that are perfect for any wizard inspired party. Fill with magical goodies and gift to that special boy or girl.

Head over to The Girl Creative to download Diana’s free printable Harry Potter Word Search. A fun activity to complete after reading the books or watching the movies. A fun (and sneaky) way to work on vocabulary with the kiddos.

Candice of She’s Crafty Crafty is sharing a free cut file to create your very own Harry Potter Fund Jar. Savings is an important lesson for the kiddos. What will your fund be for – books, movies, or a trip?

One of the most important words in Harry Potter is captured in this DIY Always Hat that Michelle of Michelle’s Party Plan-It created with her Cricut cutting machine. ‘Always' tells Dumbledore that everything Snape had done and will do is in the name of his love for Lily Potter.

For a complete reference guide, Marissa from Rae Gun Ramblings is sharing a Free Printable Harry Potter Spells List which is a must for any wizard! Click through to see how she made the coordinating magical Wand Pencils.

Jenny from Jenny’s Crayon Collection is sharing Tips for Adult Coloring with a Harry Potter Book. This fabulous quote that Queenie said to Jacob in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is perfect in a rainbow of colors.

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Too busy to make these Harry Potter Crafts DIY Cornish Pixie Jars right now? Pin it for later!  I’d love for you to pin my project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and then it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.

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9 thoughts on “Harry Potter Crafts DIY Cornish Pixie Jars

  • I am not finding the link to download the Pixie and tags pattern sheets. Am I missing something?

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    • Hi Darlene! The links are both in Bold in Blue and they have a black button that says DOWNLOAD HERE
      Hope this helps! Beth 🙂

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  • Sorry, but I am not seeing the black button or the DOWNLOAD HERE either. I have read through a few times but it is not there.

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    • Hello Ronna – There is a box for your name and email about half way down the post, then the files will automactically be sent to your email address. THANKS – Beth

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  • OMG, I see it now, thank you Beth.

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    • WELCOME, Ronna – Happy Crafting!!

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  • So many fun Harry Potter ideas! You are so creative Beth. My daughter is thinking about doing a Harry Potter themed party for Halloween. Your ideas would come in handy.

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    • YES, Dru, so many cute ideas and printables here on my blog!

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