Simple DIY Lanterns

September 14th, 2013 in member junk     
GypsyBarn Jasmin Marisett, contributor
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Now look at the possibiliites here! My gal pal Vickie put some cork inside the lids for coasters. She also rolled some candles in cinammon and tied a little strip of cloth around them. Smells and looks FAB! A simple tealight would suffice as well!
Here it is set inside a lovely little log. DIY lantern ideas here are endless!
Here it is all alone. Lovely little lassie!
Here are the parts of the lids. Now to find use for the rubber ring. I put the lid together without it so the candle doesnt melt all over the thing it is sitting on.
HERE is how to find the PEFECT fitting hurricane. Find the lids you are going to use, place the hurricane on it. If it matches up in size... perfect! If the lid is a little larger than the glass, that is ok as well, as long as the hurricane isnt larger than the lid.
now, put the glass lid inside the metal, add your candle and putt he hurricane over it. Its not budging  until you want it to! I am going to be putting these inside seom wreath centre pieces this Christmas for sure!
Now look at the possibiliites here! My gal pal Vickie put some cork inside the lids for coasters. She also rolled some candles in cinammon and tied a little strip of cloth around them. Smells and looks FAB! A simple tealight would suffice as well!

Now look at the possibiliites here! My gal pal Vickie put some cork inside the lids for coasters. She also rolled some candles in cinammon and tied a little strip of cloth around them. Smells and looks FAB! A simple tealight would suffice as well!


I had a shelf full of hurricanes under a shelf of crown jar lids. Took them off to dust and set this hurricane on top of an upside down lid. Now, the hurricane with the bumpy top fits so perfect! it's snug, no movement at all. I tried other hurricanes and there was a little play, but the idea was still there. I show a close up of how to find the perfect fit in one of the shots here. I also placed it inside a log candle holder and ohhhh my gorsh! Super cute. I'm going to be putting these all over the place this Christmas! Did I just mention the C word? already? WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME?????
Pattern or design used: My own design - DIY Lanterns
posted in: member junk, metal, centerpiece, cottage, funky, industrial, glass, candle holder, country, fun, chic, light fixture, lamp, jar, wax

Comments (6)

TrashyMamma writes: Great idea,sometimes things like that just kinda happen.Thanks for sharing. Posted: 3:31 pm on November 19th
GypsyBarn writes: They work out so awesome! Simple, yet dramatic when they are lit up! And of course the little doorknob flower accents inspired from Chipping with Charm :) Saw them - loved them and made some to sprinkle about the store for those little cute accents on top of all the creations! Posted: 2:06 pm on November 19th
Silvertips writes: Nice ideas. You could always use the red rubber rings as a sort of foot to glue on the bottom(Top) of the lid to stop it from moving, or scratching-like a felt pad. thanks for showing them
cheryl Posted: 2:31 pm on September 24th
suziart writes: I love ideas like this...at times when you are just doing something and Badda-Boom-Badda-Bing!!!..(sorry I am Italian!!) ...you come up with cool ideas!!!

suzi

Posted: 1:06 pm on September 16th
gadgetsponge writes: I can smell the cinnamon from here! Awesome way to put those together. But then again - we are dealing with Jasmin - Junk Genius! Haha. Posted: 7:10 pm on September 15th
georgiamoon writes: It is so cool when two simple things come together and make something great. The combinations for this idea are endless. Thanks for sharing!
Georgia Posted: 5:00 pm on September 15th
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