DIY Backyard Lighting Ideas

DIY lighting

Lighting is one of the easiest ways to intermix function and style. Here are some fun DIY ideas about how to spruce up your backyard and light the way at your next BBQ or bonfire.

DIY Wine Bottle Torches

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You can try this idea with any bottle, not just wine. To mix up the look try it with a brown or green bottle.

Source – whenthepigsfly

Outdoor Candle Lantern

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Light your sidewalk or path with these stylish yet affordable options. This creates a great guide as you host family and friends in your backyard.

Project Credit and Tutorial – inmyownstyle

Canning Jar Lights

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Enjoy creating this cluster of lamps. Any glass jar or container with an opening large enough to fit the bulb with work with this design.

Project Credit and Tutorial – michelesapples

Recycled Wine Bottle Torch

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Use this hardware store gem to warm up your backyard. Grab a few brackets, old bottles and watch your backyard turn into a shabby chic oasis.

Project Credit and Tutorial – designsponge

Tin Can Lanterns

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Its time to put your creative juices to work, try out different designs, patterns or even an abstract look to deck out your railings, patio windowsills or even just your tabletops.

Project Credit and Tutorial – growcreative

Hula Hoop Chandelier

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Here is your chance to add a bit of glitz and glam to your backyard. This tutorial will give you the basics to make any your new light swoon worthy.

Source – sarahontheblog

Globe String Lights

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Use your Holiday light stringing skills early this year. Break out the ladder and create an ideal atmosphere for summer parties and family get togethers.

Source – thegardenglove

If you try any of these ideas, please let us know. We’d love to see how they turn out.

Happy DIYing and cheers to backyard, summer livin’.

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