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DIY Mason Jar Lamps | Manolo for the Home

Inspiration: Mason Jar Lights, Y’All

If you drink homemade iced tea from a mason jar, you may be from the south. Or you may just be visiting me, since a good portion of our drinking glasses actually started out as pasta sauce jars. Surely, mason jars aren’t everyone’s cup… of tea? But I like the way they feel: not delicate, but not particularly heavy, either. Substantial, you might say. And that heft is precisely what makes them good for using in DIY projects. Like mason jar centerpieces, for example. Or how about lights!

Easy enough to do, I should think, and virtually free with the right sauce.

Design*Sponge has an easy tutorial (though it does require an electrician)

Well, y’all, what do you think? Oh so awesome, or way too rustic?

2 Responses to “Inspiration: Mason Jar Lights, Y’All”

  1. Ellen W. May 25, 2011 at 2:37 pm #

    I think they’re both!

  2. AJ May 26, 2011 at 6:10 am #

    Spiffy! :)