One of the most beautiful things that makes your home look inviting is the bright lights during late evenings in the gardens, and who would like to step into a place that is doomed in darkness? But you needn’t spend much to lighten up the place as you can simply make use of things that are at home to make it look bright and beautiful.
Make use of old metal buckets or small plastic buckets to make lovely lanterns. Just pierce holes in it and they will look very nice radiating light in darkness. This is one of the easiest lanterns that you can make at home with these pails.
Star colander sphere lantern:
Make a pretty star colander sphere lantern by joining two colander bowls together and you can also attach some hanging metal beads to make it look more decorative and beautiful. This lantern can be easily made at home with just these old colander bowls that are available in your kitchen.
Transparent doily lantern:
Look at this pretty transparent doily lantern that will make your garden look lovely with these delicate ones. You can attach these doilies to a balloon and then break the balloon ones the doily dries to form a perfect ball shaped one. If you are interested in making doilies, then you can adorn the garden with many such doily lanterns.
Fish bowl lantern:
Reuse the old fish bowls to make lovely lanterns by placing some weeds, water and floating candles in it to make your garden look magical and splendid. A garden with these kind of beautiful and creative lanterns will make it look so inviting and adorable.
Mason jar lanterns:
Mason jars are one of the most common things that are often available in almost every home and you can make use of the old ones to make lanterns. Also make use of different colored mason jars to make the garden look colorful and beautiful with radiance.
Spooky milk cans lanterns:
How about spooky milk cans lanterns like these? These kinds of lanterns will best match during Halloween season as you can draw big eyes and various expressions on it with permanent markers to make your lantern look interesting.
Repurpose the old coffee canisters or any food cans to create decorative lanterns by piercing holes in it in specific design or patterns. They are simple to make and will look very beautiful too.
Old wine bottle lanterns:
Wine bottles are one of the most common things that can turned into a lantern and yet never becomes a boring one no matter how old this idea may seem. Create cute lanterns with wine bottles, and you can also spray paint it to make it look much creative.