Recently (on Pinterest) I saw this great idea for making a Faux Stained Glass Mosaic Luminary. This was done using glass paints, But I thought maybe there was an easier cheaper way to do the same thing as it was for kids to do.
I decided to experiment with permanent markers to see what they would do. I didn't even know if they would stick to the glass or just rub off. So I tried them out on a spare glass jar to see what would happen. It was worth trying them out first. I found out that one of my black markers stayed a lot darker than the other and that the darker colours showed up better.
I was pleased when the idea seemed to work. Recently I was in a second hand shop and spotted a couple of nice shaped jars that I thought would be great for this craft. I had also picked up some battery operated night light candles so M can even have it in his room.
You could just draw a picture or pattern straight onto the jar, but I decided to draw a pattern in black first and then colour it in.
Now I just need to wait for it to get dark so I can see what it looks like with the candle in.
M then got carried away decorating anything glass in our recycling box.