If there’s one simple product that’s the favorite of every DIYer out there, it’s mason jars. There’s just so many different things they can become, including beautiful lanterns for your outdoor living spaces!
In the following VIDEO, you’ll get the see just how simple it is to make beautiful DIY mason jar lanterns that can add charm to virtually every space. If you want a step-by-step guide to follow along with, just take a look below:
We’ve also outlined the 12 incredible simple steps you’ll need to go through! From beginning to end, we’ve got this incredible DIY mason jar project covered…
1. The Materials
Here you have a look at all the materials you’ll need to complete this project; as you can see, it’s not that much!
2. Getting the Socket
Naturally, you’ll need a light socket in order to build your DIY mason-jar lanterns! These DIYers recommend the cheap ones at IKEA!
3. Starting Out
After pulling apart your mason jar, the first thing you’ll do is trace an outline of the socket onto the mason jar cap.
4. Making the Hole
You’re using that outline, obviously, to create your hole! These DIYers recommend creating small holes with a hammer and nails to make something that you can easily punch out.
5. Pulling It Out
Once you have the hole perforated, you can make a hole in the center of the circle. You use this hole to gain leverage with a pair of pliers.