Few things alter mood light lighting; yet too we don’t often think of adding accent lights to our outdoor spaces. However, even during the daytime you can add ambiance and sparkle to your garden, porch, and patios. And at night? Watch out. Lighting will transform and add magic to any outdoor living areas.
You don’t need to break the bank purchasing fabulous lanterns and such; here are thirteen amazing DIY tutorials. Keep in mind, some of these are better for enclosed or covered areas to shield them from rain, but all are undeniably gorgeous!
Grapevine spheres tutorial by All Things Heart and Home. The way they sparkle is just enchanting.
Vintage insulator by Hayseed Homemakin’ (notice the colander in background used for porch lighting as well…so clever!).
DIY safe tree lights by Something Turquoise. Super easy and crazy pretty when lit at night.
Mason jar chandelier by Apartment Therapy. Instant classic.
Mini mason jar hanging lantern DIY by Jennifer’s Mentionables. Adorable…would look great for any size mason jar, really.
Tube light tutorial by Lowe’s. Adds a bit of a modern touch!
Twine ball garland tutorial by Pocketful of Dreams. This is one of those that would need to stay in a covered outdoor area.
Cupcake string lights…so sweet! Tutorial by Family Chic.
Wine bottle torch tutorial by Design Sponge. Seriously, this is so cool!
Ice lanterns by Craftiments. Temporary never looked so good!
Wine glass tabletop lighting… ingenious DIY by PopSugar.
Hula Hoop chandelier DIY idea by Sarah with an H. Lovely and romantic.
Paper lantern tutorial by Blush and Bashful. You can customize the stencil for events as well.
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