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. These are too cute!!


  2. This looks like a project that even I can do.

    Get a jar. Get a solar light thing and screw it to the top. Presto!

    Thanks for the summer time gift idea.

    You just saved me twenty bucks!



  3. So cute. I love simple projects. I was just looking at those blue mason jars yesterday, the blue is so pretty.

  4. Roxanna says:

    And Lightning Bugs everywhere thank you!!

  5. That is just incredible….I love it so!!!…

  6. Allison says:

    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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