DIY Mason Jar Solar Light

I have a long standing love affair with vintage blue mason jars.

DIY Mason Jar Solar Lights

So it only made sense that I would use mason jars to make simple DIY solar lights.

I simply used some ground hooks to hang them around the pool, but they work just as well on a tabletop.

DIY Mason Jar Solar Lights

I used some basic wire to wrap around the top to hang it and then I purchased these tops that screw right on (affiliate link included).

Colonial Tin Mason Jar “2 Solar Lid Lights – Brown” Weddings Outdoor

DIY Mason Jar Solar Lights

Then you just need to wait for the sun to do down to enjoy them even further.

DIY Mason Jar Solar Lights

Sometimes the best projects are the easiest ones.

Thanks for reading!



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  1. Hi, love this idea! Can these be left outside all the time or must they be taken inside when it rains? The lid description notes that it is water-resistant, not waterproof. Thanks!

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