How to Make a MASON JAR LANTERN !!

how to make mason jar lanterns northerncottage.net 

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

ha!

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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!!

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how to make mason jar lanterns at northerncottage

you
wanna make some??

Take a mason jar

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wrap the wire around the rim

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twist

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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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Voila!!

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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!!

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IDEAS:

* 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

 

ahhhh
candlelight

and

mason jars

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 anything better?

xoxo

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14 comments:

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

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

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

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  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!

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

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  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!

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

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  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.

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

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  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!!

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  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,

    Trish

    http://www.uncommondesignsonline.com/2012/06/summer-bbq-bash-features-and-giveaway.html

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

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