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Hanging Mason Jar Lanterns with a Beach Theme

I get the feeling that everyone loves mason jars. And they make the loveliest beach hanging lanterns!

mason jar hanging lanterns filled with sand
Hanging Mason Jar Lanterns with wire closure were used to create simple beach hanging lanterns by filling up the jars with sand, then placing a tea light on top.

mason jar lanterns with shells
With a wire wrap and a little bit of creativity you can transform regular mason jars into charming Beach Lanterns.


hanging mason jar lantern
A sand filled mason jar lantern that's glowing at Restoration House.

mason jar lanterns
And I think we're all familiar with Pottery Barn's mason jar lanterns, featured here. Follow the link to see jar lanterns with homemade twisted hangers!

beachy mason jar lanterns
Hanging mason jar lanterns looking pretty with beachy glass stones. Now imagine them with seaglass! Via HGTV.

This is probably the most simple wire wrap I have seen. For the tutorial, click here!

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Painted Mason Jar Lanterns. I wonder how they glow at night.

hanging jar lanterns with shells
And these adorable jar lanterns are hanging over a beach theme table setting at Creating Wonderful Spaces. Let some beachy mason jar lanterns light your summer night!

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Ways to Decorate Bottles and Jars
Painting Glass Jars
Seashell Collection in Jars
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16 comments:

bahar006 said...

Mmmmmm, gorgeus:)

beachcomber said...

love them! i've been making these too .
cheryl x

Kathi said...

Beautiful! I just may make some for my daughter's birthday. She would love them!

Della said...

I have seen these around for years, and have always wanted to make some, but always forget about it. Thanks for the reminder! Love these!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

I love the simple ones with sand and a tea light.

Marilyn said...

I'm truly honored Maya.. I absolutely love that you picked mine to add to the mix.. THANK YOU SO MUCH.. That means so much to me.. I sincerely appreciate it.. : ) ) Officially following you ;)) Hope your readers enjoy my tutorial :))

Karena said...

Maya I love these examples of making the simple mason jar into something elegant for outdoor entertaining especially!

Oh what is the best source for sea coral fans?

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missing moments said...

So simple but gorgeous!

Everything Coastal said...

Very cute! Haven't tried hanging them, but used to have these all over my beach house in Washington. Love the aqua mason jars the best, fill with collected seaglass, and seashells - only danger is forgetting to put the candle in a separate container inside the mason jar before lighting the candle. Had a little bit of a mess...

Caron

simone said...

The last jars are absolutely gorgeous. I have to look into that color scheme. cheers

mickey johnson said...

love these. i think they would be beautiful with the candlelight flickering through lots of seaglass.

Heaven's Walk said...

I have always loved the quaint, simple look of Mason jar lanterns, Maya! It's a project that anyone can do to make a big impact in their home or on their patio! :) The seaglass ones are especially pretty, aren't they?

xoxo laurie

michelle said...

These are so beautiful!! So simple and they say so much! We are thinking about doing these for my brothers wedding if we have the right trees to hang them on.

Lili said...

The addition of sea glass is so lovely. Imagine them candlelit too! ~Lili

Rose West said...

Cool idea - I'd love to do some with sea glass!

Cindy said...

Very nice collection of lanterns! I'm always on the lookout for vintage mason jars - and pretty things to do with them! :-)