How to Make Glowing Jars


Introduction: How to Make Glowing Jars

They take about two minutes to make and cost only 20 cents a piece. How’s that for an enticing DIY project?
These would look amazing at any outdoor party. Line walkways with them, or place them on tables.


Step 1:

Grab two glow sticks and cut at one end. Make sure they are inside the jar when you cut them. I used rubber gloves because I didn’t want to get the glowing liquid on my hands.

Step 2:

Shake each glow stick while holding inside jar until contents are empty.

Step 3:

Swirl liquid around the jar.

Step 4:

Done! Place them at your night event!



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Question here:

If I'm right, the glowsticks only glow for so many hours, is there a way to make this so it lasts longer??

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If glow sticks haven't changed since I was a kid, you can put them in the freezer to "recharge"; then they have another couple of hours of *glowiness* :)

But no, other than that you can't make them glow longer, because of the chemical reaction that runs within the sticks.

One question how long do they last because the glow sticks glow runs out everntually

These are so easy and pretty!

Wow, these look fantastic!