21, 22. Enchanting mason jar hanging lights
Perfect porch lights! Beth at Unskinny Boppy created this gorgeous rustic Ladder chandelier. I could see it made with pallets too!
The mason jar hanging wall light is made by Robin at All Things Heart and Home, isn’t it lovely?
23, 24, 25. Magical glowing orbs and spheres with LED and string lights.
These would look so beautiful as backyard lights! Can you believe these orb garden lights are made from opaque glass shades?
Fairy light spheres can be made from grapevines such as in this tutorial, or fencing wire wrapped around an inflated beach ball, video below:
26, 27, 28. Materials beyond paper, wood and metal…
Outdoor lights can also be made with unconventional materials such as wax, or ice. The translucent quality adds a sense of mystery and enchantment.
All three tutorials can be found here: 20 Magical Lanterns and Luminaries.
I am definitely going to play with some of these projects. How about you?
One more lighting DIY you may like: wouldn’t this make the perfect covered patio light?- DIY Faux Mexican Tin Star Lantern
Wish you a magical week!