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DIY Lantern Project: Mason Jar Fairy Lights

An inexpensive and easy Dollar Store craft that you can complete quickly for a chic decor piece or a beautiful gift idea.
Author Angie Holden

What You Will Need

  • Pint size mason jar
  • Milk glass paint  in the color of your choice
  • Paintbrush
  • Battery operated lights of your choice
  • Flowers of your choice


  • Use rubbing alcohol to thoroughly clean your mason jar before beginning this project. Allow the jar to dry completely.
  • Paint your jar on all sides with the milk glass paint. Allow the paint to dry completely.
  • Once the milk glass paint is fully dried, add your battery operated fairy lights to the inside of the jar.
  • Finally, top off your mason jar with a bouquet of your favorite faux flowers to complete the look