Halloween Mummy Votives – Perfect Halloween Crafts

Why don’t mummies take vacations?

They’re afraid they’ll relax and unwind.

Mummy Votive - the perfect Halloween Craft eclecticallyvintage.com

These mummies are working overtime and talk about a cinch.

Supplies & Deets:

Mummy Votive Supplies - the perfect Halloween Craft eclecticallyvintage.com

* Mason Jars ($1 each – dollar store)
* Gauze ($1 per box – I used 2 boxes for 3 mummies – dollar store)
* Flameless Votives ($1 for 3 – dollar store)
* Googly Eyes ($3 for package of 102 – Michael’s)
* Glue (on hand)

Cost Per Mummy Votive = $2.06

Starting at top of mason jar, wrap gauze around and tuck end under another row of gauze.
Glue goggly eyes onto gauze (tucking eyes into gauze if you like)

My posse created equally cool Cinchy projects.  Click each pic to check them out.

its a cinch Mummy Votives lg (2) its a cinch september andrea's 250x250 (2)

mercury_glass_pumpkin_project_how_to_directions (2) thumbnail 2 its a cinch september. karah's old tray in front yard thumbnail (2)


I confess that I’ve really come undone over these cuties.

Mummy Votive - the perfect Halloween Craft eclecticallyvintage.com

Hope King Tut’s not rolling over in his sarcophagus.

Check out all of my It’s a Cinch projects.

After all, less time spent crafting equals more time for cocktails!

Check out my Halloween House Tour – filled with tons of DIY ideas!

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  1. How hilarious! I just pinned your mummies! Thanks for the idea!

  2. These are so stinkin cute and scary at the same time! :)

  3. These are too cute!!

  4. LOVE these!!! And your share buttons do work, I used them all. :)

  5. ok …leave it to you to come up with something this incredibly fabulous! WHO KNEW!!!!! I do believe you should do a book on votives…boy would the reader be in for a surprise…a FANTASTIC SURPRISE!!!!! fellow Jersey girl…running the risk of saying it yet again…you ROCKED this project! We are going to be seeing this haunting little glowing mummy ALL OVER pinterest!!!! sending hugs….

  6. These are adorable! Seriously adorable! I like any project that involves some googly eyes …



  7. You have made my day…an awesome adorable project that I can do with my granddaughter….I love it…you have made this “grandmummy” very happy!!…

  8. Oh for the love of God…. I thought I’d heard every joke out there, but I’ve never heard that one till now. And I laughed.


  9. Hahahaha :) I love a good mummy joke as much as the next person.
    Of corpse I do :)

    Have a great day rock star.

  10. There’s ALWAYS time for cocktails! Googly eyes get even funnier after cocktails.

  11. What a cute project to do with the girls! Love cinchy. And Bahama Mamas 😉

  12. You are so funny! The mummies are pretty darn cute! Let’s have a virtual cocktail sometime :)

  13. Kelly these are adorable!

  14. Those are so cute! I absolutely LOVE them!

  15. So awesome!!! I love those spooky glowing mummies :)

  16. We are sooo making these! Too cute, and super easy…Kate will love them!

  17. Just so cute. I don’t typically get excited about halloween decor but I’m giddy about anything that makes me giggle, and these do that :) This inspired me to try a little fun halloween decorating this year.

  18. These are 100% adorable!

  19. Ah Kelly…these are soooo cute!! My kids would absolutely flip over them!! Thanks for sharing!

  20. Carlene@Organized Clutter says:

    Super cute mummies. I shared them on my facebook page.

  21. Super Cute. I might make some myself! Thanks for the inspiration. I was afraid it was too soon to post Halloween decor, glad I’m not the only one planning ahead.

  22. What a fantastic Idea ! So simple yet effective ! Your newest fan !

    Siubhan @ http://craftlee.blogspot.ie/

  23. creativehomeexpressions says:

    These are adorable, Kelly! Not only to I love the ease of the project but the cost factor as well!

  24. Oh they’ve undone me, too!! So super cute! Pinning & sharing on Facebook :)
    Thanks so much for linking up at I Gotta Create!
    <3 Christina

  25. Adorable! I am definitely doing these with my boys…

  26. how cute…and easy…this one is going on my Halloween pinterest board…thank you so much for sharing at our first HAPPY HOUR FRIDAY linky party….xo

  27. dixiendottie says:

    These are too cute! Well done! Would love if you’d join our Countdown to Fall link party! Hope to see you there! Happy Friday! :)

  28. Kelly, I couldn’t resist giving you and these cuties a Friday Spotlight Feature! Thanks so much for linking up <3 <3

    <3 Christina

  29. Totally adorable Kelly! I love these little cuties. Thanks for sharing with my party.

  30. These are adorable and so much fun, Kelly! Love them!

  31. This is my first time vising your awesome site! I came from I Gotta Create. I love these mummies! I would be happy to have you share this and any other idea you would like to link up to “One Creative Weekend” at OneCreativeMommy.com. The party is open every Fri-Wed. I hope you’ll stop by!

  32. crochetinspired says:

    Hi! I’d like to invite you to join our Halloween Link Drive!


  33. Love these…so adorable! How do you open and close these without messing them up? Gotta know…I’m gonna make these hot little things!

  34. Well, heck. I wrote this huge comment and now it’s gone. Anyway…LOVE THEM, and it’s something even I can do!! Eva


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