How to Make a Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration

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Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - finished mummy jarThis is an easy recycled Halloween craft. Use old glass food jars to make these cute mummy jars. You can put a candle inside or fill it with candy corn.


Total Time: 15 Minutes

Yield: 1


  • 1 empty sauce jars
  • 1 roll of gauze
  • 2 googly eyes
  • glue
  • 1 tealight candle (optional)
  • small candy (optional)
Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - supplies


  1. Start at the bottom of the jar, tape the end of the gauze to the jar and start wrapping.
  2. Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - tape gauze to the bottom of the jar and start wrapping
  3. Wrap up covering the jar.
  4. Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - wrap upwards covering the jar
    Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - wrapping
  5. Then start wrapping in different directions to make it look like a wrapped mummy.
  6. Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - begin wrapping in different directions to make it look more like a mummy
  7. When you are happy with your wrapping job, tie off the gauze and tuck in the end.
  8. Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - tie off the gauze
    Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - tuck in the ends

  9. Glue the googly eyes to the jar.
  10. Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration
  11. Place a candle inside or fill with small candy.
  12. Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - tea candle inside
    Halloween Mummy Jar Decoration - glue on googly eyes
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October 21, 2019

A fun and easy Halloween decoration is to cover different sized glass jars with gauze and sticking on googly eyes or make eyes using black and white felt. Group them together on the mantle or line your porch with them.


Place an LED candle inside and enjoy this fun mummy decor. I did step by step instructions here:

Jar Mummy Halloween Decoration

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