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DIY Mason Jar Luminaries

Do you have mason jars at home? Upcycle them to make easy DIY Mason Jar Luminaries.

This DIY project allows you to create a soft, intimate glow in any room of your house. The luminaries give off a gorgeous crystal effect! So if you’re looking for a fun DIY project to add some zest to your living area, this one from Mom Spark is easy to create and doesn’t break the bank. Give it a try!

DIY Mason Jar Luminaries

You’ll need the following items:

  • glass gems
  • hot glue gun
  • mason jars
  • candles or battery operated tea light candles
  • solar jar lids


Step 1

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Grab your glue gun and carefully glue your gems on the mason jar. You can use any color you like for this particular project.

Step 2

DIY Mason Jar Lights

Finally, you can add your tea lights (battery operated or actual flame). Leave the lid off, put it back on (if battery operated) or use the lid without the seal if you’re using a real flame.

Look at the flickers underneath the glass. These DIY mason jar luminaries are gorgeous and perfect for interior lighting. Put them on your porch, in your bedroom, or in the living room for a calming effect.

Check out the video tutorial below from HGTV Handmade:


Want more lighting ideas? Check the list that we have here at DIY Project!


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