How to Make a MASON JAR LANTERN !!

how to make mason jar lanterns 

Cute eh?

{even in the daylight!}

how to make mason jar lanterns northern cottage

 At a recent auction

I picked up this little white tote for a big ol’ buck {$1}

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it was filled with some junk that I
may or may not have actually wanted to take home

like these vintage ray bans


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But a few of the items I WAS able to make use of

…like this chunk of wire

{I believe it is actually used to connect rebar}

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don’t think I’ll be doing much rebar connecting this week

(yeah right!)

so thought I’d use it for a different purpose

like for handles on my

Mason Jar Lanterns!!


how to make mason jar lanterns at northerncottage

wanna make some??

Take a mason jar

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wrap the wire around the rim

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slide it under the rim wire

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fold the long end over as the handle

and slide under wire on the other side

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twist again

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add a little candle
(or other little things you’d like to store!)

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  and go place it out somewhere you can

enjoy it!!



* Do a whole string of them up your walkway


* Hang them from your porch


* Make a mason jar chandelier


* Keep them inside all lined up to use as lanterns

* Store other little stuff (office and bathroom supplies)
 I envision cotton balls and cotton swabs
being stored in them in the future here




mason jars

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 anything better?


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  1. These are cute, and I love your tool caddy!

  2. These are Beautiful, especially at night....
    Blessings, Becky

  3. These are so cute and simple, but have a big impact! Sweet!

  4. That is so cool about the crate and all the items in it!! I've been planning on making a whole slew of these for my future wedding!

  5. Now this is a cheap way to get mood lighting on the patio at night! I love these, thanks for sharing!

  6. Oh my goodness! You have such a CREATIVE blog! I have gotten a little lost reading some of your past posts and looking on your sidebar! Just so fun!!!
    I am a new follower!
    Please come over to StoneGable and join my new linky party TUTORIALS TIPS AND TIDBITS with this super cute idea! It will be a favorite, I'm sure!

  7. So cute ( and quick and easy too which helps : )

  8. I love, love, love mason jars! They are so cute and versatile! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning to our Pomp Party board!

    Jill @ Create.Craft.Love.

  9. Very cute! I would them running along my long dining room table.

  10. Simple and easy but just so darned cute ... I LOVE anything made with mason jars :) Thanks for sharing them at the {what's shakin' link party} this week!!

  11. Thanks so much for sharing this incredible tutorial at our Summer BBQ Bash! The lanterns are so pretty! We featured them today!

    Take care,


  12. cant wait to make these! u have such a cool blog glad i came across it! thanks for sharing :)


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