Your backyard can become the perfect spot for relaxation and entertaining friends and family on warm summer evenings. Sometimes it helps to just get outside and change your scenery… enjoying dinner outside, swimming and playing games. Then, on colder evenings, building a fire in your fire pit to stay warm. With all of the DIY’s available these days, you can invest a little time in creating your furniture from recycled wooden palettes, thus changing the environment and saving some money as well. In the end light is all that will bring everything together and transform and complete the evening, filling it with warmth and coziness.
Create your own DIY garden lanterns from scrap wood, tin cans, mason jars and observe how the atmosphere changes with nightfall. This particular craft project is easy and costs you absolutely nothing to make. It amazing how a little garden lantern can create so much charm and ambience that leaves you with such a peaceful relaxed feeling. Also, don’t forget that this is a great way to recycle and repurpose soda cans. These don’t have to be confined to the outdoors…they’re beautiful inside and create the same ambience!
I made a few of these and hung them on rod iron plant holders that go in the ground. It is so lovely and it has drawn my family out of the house away from their computers, phones and TV! It’s funny how something like this can bring about this kind of change!
Watch how she makes these in her step by step tutorial. These are easy and quick to make!