Any of these DIY outdoor lantern ideas will spruce up your garden design so check them all out now! With the outdoor seasons in full swing, you will want to spend more and more time outdoors, especially this summer. These DIY outdoor lantern ideas for your garden will make your stays even more relaxing without the expense. Whether you want DIY outdoor lighting without electricity or outdoor hanging tree lanterns, we have it here. Beautifully illuminate your yard with DIY outdoor lantern ideas in summer and all year-round!
1. Mason Jar Prism Light
Create a stunning lighting effect with this mason jar prism light. Make a few of these mason jar crafts and place them around your yard to enjoy magical star-like effect they give off when illuminated.
2. Writable Mason Jar Light
Get some lighting you can also write on. This writable mason jar light is an easy and simple mason jar lighting project, you can write a poem, special note, or funny phrase to keep your spirits high. It’s a really cool lantern to display outdoors.
3. Mason Jar Oil Lamp
Want something practical and pretty? This DIY mason jar oil lamp will give you both, as an added bonus, you can also add fragrance oil to make it smell amazing.
4. Tin Lantern
Here’s something that definitely won’t break the bank. You can use either a tin bucket or upcycle a coffee can – so many options. This beautiful tin lantern is not only kid-friendly but also perfect as a centerpiece, garden decor, and even as gifts.
5. Easy DIY Mason Jar Lanterns
These easy DIY mason jar lanterns are easy as one-two-three. You just need a mason jar, a few wires, and a tealight candle. You can make it in minutes, then hang it to light your home or use it to light your summer outdoor party.
6. DIY Mason Jar Solar Lights
Your nights will be brighter with these easy DIY mason jar solar lights. Create this mason jar craft and have a whimsical lighting for your garden or patio with little to no cost at all.
7. Outdoor Tuna Can Lantern
Ever considered making a lighting project out of a tuna can? Well, the end result is pretty amazing and enough reason to recreate this outdoor tuna can lantern for your yard.
8. DIY Firefly Lantern
Make your gathering magical with these DIY firefly lanterns. You won’t believe how easy it is to make: it requires 3 basic crafting supplies and will take only 15 minutes to put together. Then, you’ll be reliving the joy of catching fireflies in a jar.
9. DIY Solar Lanterns
Make a garland with these adorable DIY solar lanterns. Try to make it as colorful as you like to display the summer’s beautiful vibrant colors.
10. Macrame Outdoor Lantern
Check out how to make a macrame patterned holder for your candle lantern. It’s not as hard as you think, so gather your crafting supplies and have fun making your own macrame outdoor lantern and let the summer festivities begin!