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How to make a jelly jar lantern

Make a quick-and-easy glass lantern.

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You only need three things to make these easy lanterns: a jelly jar (or mason jar), thin-gauge copper wire, and a pair of needle nose pliers.

Found my project inspiration on lowescreativeideas.com!

Found my project inspiration on lowescreativeideas.com!

I got everything I needed at Lowe's.

I got everything I needed at Lowe's.

Remove both lid and screw-top cap.

Remove both lid and screw-top cap.

Loosely secure wire with a loop, then start wrapping.

Loosely secure wire with a loop, then start wrapping.

Wrap several times until secure.

Wrap several times until secure.

Make a short "handle" then clip off and secure to opposite side.

Make a short "handle" then clip off and secure to opposite side.

Drop a candle in, light, and enjoy!

  • 1.0 Jelly Jar or Mason Jar
  • 1.0 Spool Copper Wire
  • 1.0 Needle Nose Pliers