Jazz up any space with a DIY mason jar chandelier. It's chic and cost-effective!
How to Make a DIY Mason Jar Chandelier
What you need:
- Ikea lights
- mason jars
- wire connector
- electrical tape
- pen or marker
- glue gun
- glue stick
- wire strippers
How to make it:
Step 1. Light socket holder.
Mark and drill the mason jar lid where you will insert the light socket.
Pry out the middle and bend the sharp edges. Do this the rest of the mason jar lid.
Step 2. Paint.
Paint all visible parts of the mason jar lid.
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Step 3. Box.
Cut wood to your desired length where you will hide wires and to support the light.
Sand and stain afterwards.
Step 4. Drill.
Drill holes that are the same size as the wire for the lights.
Assemble the mason jar with its wire and set the light to your desired length.
Step 5. Wiring.
Glue the wires to keep them in place.
Use a wire connector to connect the wires in every light.
Plug in to check if all wirings are working. (NOTE: you can use lamp wiring instead of Ikea wire)
Step 6. Mount.
Measure the distance from the light to where you will be putting the chandelier.
Mark the wood and drill the holes. Use a drill bit to connect the wooden panel on the ceiling.
And there you have it! A gorgeous homemade Mason Jar Chandelier!
Big thanks to J Kelly for this wonderful tutorial! Watch the video tutorial here.
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