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Boo It Forward Fun with a BOO Mason Jar {Tutorial}

Long gone are the days of toilet papering the neighborhood houses for Halloween fun. These days the new tradition of BOO’ing takes the place of the horrible Halloween pranking of my generation. I’m so glad my children have a fun, yet kind way to have some Halloween adventure!

BOO it forward with an etched glass BOO mason jar

Have you heard of BOO’ing yet? BOO’ing is the practice of creating a Halloween treat and surprising a neighbor with the goodies. The hope is that each person BOO’d will #BOOItForward and BOO another neighbor.

Want to Boo It Forward in your neighborhood? Here’s a fun and simple way to share the BOO’ing fun.

Create a BOO Mason Jar

BOO it forward with an etched glass BOO mason jar

Supplies:

BOO It Forward Mason Jar


Directions:

Place stickers on the jar to create the word BOO.BOO It Forward Mason Jar

Using the narrow duck tape, make a rectangle around the BOO.BOO It Forward Mason Jar

Etch the glass. Fill in the rectangle and over the BOO letters with etching cream. Place the jar on a paper plate or paper towel, and use a disposable plastic knife for easy clean up.Make sure to read the instructions on the back of your etching cream. BOO It Forward Mason JarLet the cream sit for the specified amount of time on the back of the etching cream jar (I find adding another 3-5 minutes creates a better look). Rinse the cream off, then remove the stickers and tape. Now wash the jar throughly.BOO It Forward Mason Jar

You can also use the sticker sheets to create a reverse BOO by cutting out the empty sticker letters.BOO It Forward Mason Jar

Add yummy treats:

BOO It Forward Mason Jar

  • String
  • Straw
  • Candy
  • Soda

Punch a hole in a few candy wrappers and thread the string through the hole.BOO It Forward Mason Jar

Wrap the string around the jar and tie on a fun straw.

Include a fun Halloween soda. 
BOO it forward with an etched glass BOO mason jar

Depending on the jar mouth width, it might fit inside the jar. If not, just fill the jar with even more candy!
BOO It Forward Mason Jar

 

Include a ‘You’ve Been BOO’d’ card:BOO It Forward Mason Jar

#BOOItForward

Sneak over to a neighbor’s house. Leave the BOO jars on the doorstep. Ring the doorbell and RUN!BOO It Forward Mason Jar

Check out more fun BOO’ing ideas here. Who will you BOO?

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias

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12 Comments

  1. That is a very cute idea. I would love it if someone made me a boo kit this year for Halloween!

  2. Wow, you did an incredible job with the lettering there! I absolutely love it. And I love this tradition. We never did this with my neighbors when I was a kid.

  3. I really like how the Mason Jar turned out. I thought Boo’ing was more intense like maybe hiding in the bushes then yelling “Boo” as the neighbor came…lol Treats are great too .. I would love to be Boo’d

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