Creative Ways to Brighten Your Backyard With a Mason Jar
Summer days are best spent surrounded by a bonfire or even just having dinner on the patio, but is your backyard ready for the festivities? It can be difficult and costly to give your outdoor setting a romantic glow. But there’s one secret item that’s affordable, easy-to-make, and will be the envy of the entire block: Mason Jars. Whether it’s for your garden or patio, Mason Jars can bring light and a personal touch to your summer season!
Citronella Candles Also known as tiki-torches, these smaller versions make it easier to blend into your decor and still offer the tropical feel. The Cintronella Candles also keep the bugs away so that way you can enjoy warm summer nights while brightening your backyard. Colored Marble Mason Jars These Marble Mason Jars are extremely simple and easy. Choose any colored glass beads of your choice and super glue. Before lighting the candle, make a small hole in the lid to allow oxygen in and enjoy the colorful glow. Glowing Night Lights With some glow sticks, scissors, and some tulle netting you can create a glowing night light for your backyard or garden! Place the tulle in your mason jar, then cut a glow stick so the liquid is well spread throughout the jar and your glowing night light is done! For the full tutorial and more information, click here. String Light in Mason Jars Definitely one of the most popular trends for weddings but why not bring it to your backyard and patio decor? A simple string of lights placed in mason jars can withstand even the harshest of rain, so the upkeep is close to nothing. If you’re planning to hang along a fence or in a tree, make sure to safely secure the mason jars with the proper equipment or purchase sturdier jars. Solar Mason Jar Lights Stake mason jar lights are especially accommodating along walkways or throughout your garden. Placing solar lights within the mason jar removes any responsibility of changing the batteries or bulbs in the lights, which make it extremely easy! Votive Mason Jar Holders Whether you decide to use sand or shells, pour either into the mason jar and then place the candle on top. There you go, that’s how you can add some sand to the welcoming glow of your backyard lighting.