Gorgeous DIY Mason Jar Light Fixtures

Everyone loves the mason jar… creating lighting with a mason jar is a hot decorating trend that crosses from modern to rustic décor. It’s inexpensive, creative and versatile. It has a modern farmhouse vibe, and perfect to give your home a little DIY style! Check out these great DIY mason jar light fixture ideas and projects, to set your small home apart with style.



mason jar lighting ideas


DIY Mason Jar Light Fixtures

This is a pretty simple project with plain mason jars, a simple lamp kit, and really cool vintage style bulbs. Woon Blog has a great tutorial that you can really follow well with just the pics. Which is really good, since the text is not in English… If you feel the need, use Google Translate… but honestly, the photos say it all!

Mason jar lighting


Here is another diy mason jar hanging light idea from ‘Three Little Black Birds’, with the tutorial here. And it’s in English!

Mason jar lighting


Love this mason jar chandelier by All Things Heart and Home! A different take, using grapevine wire, mini white lights and a coat hook!

Mason jar chandelier


This tutorial from ‘Decorate With A Little Bit’ turns simple mason jars into pendant lights with track light pendant adapters! Love this!

Mason Jar pendant lights


For these mason jar hanging lights, they used a couple of inches of sand, votive candles, and stylized coat hooks!

Mason jar votive lanterns


Finally, Etsy shop BootsNGus had these great rope wrapped mason jar light fixtures… so different! You could either DIY this project, or treat yourself to a cool lighting buy!

Rope mason jar lights


What a great idea to update those old bathroom fixtures, with mason jars!

mason jar light ideas


And one last mason jar light idea! Use several mason jars and pendant light kits to create a mason jar chandelier!


mason jar lighting ideas


We hope you loved these DIY mason jar light fixture ideas! Check out our post on Starry Starry String Light Decor Ideas too! Another thing you can do with mason jars? Make DIY hummingbird feeders!

Image Credits: BootsNGus, Hilary Inspired, Woon Blog, Three Little Black Birds, allthingsheartandhome, decoratewithalittlebit, twoityourself
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Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates & Steve Bates (co-owners) – Woodard Bates Media LLC consisting of three blogs: TheBudgetDecorator.com, OhMeOhMyBlog.com and TheGardenGlove.com.

Kathy Bates’ previous writing credits include:

Former home decorating expert for Lifetime TV, Galtime and Country Woman Magazine.

Her book spent time at #1 on Amazon’s Home & Garden Topseller List in 2002.

Published or featured in numerous national publications, including:

Country Sampler’s Decorating Ideas magazine, Woman’s Day magazine, HGTV, The Wall Street Journal, CBS Marketwatch, Decorating Solutions magazine, Decorating Ideas magazine, The Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Kansas City News, The Oklahoman, Akron Beacon Journal, Pensacola News Journal and The Telegraph.


  1. Lois Lane
    June 23, 2017 / 8:09 pm

    Do the engraved words on mason jars cast odd shadows in the room?

    • Kathy Woodard
      June 26, 2017 / 12:03 pm

      We wouldn’t think enough to be strange!

  2. Heather
    February 16, 2015 / 2:08 pm

    Hi 🙂 if I’m trying to hang sconces that are not electric; just candle holders do I have to drill them into a stud ? There are not any located in the spot I wanted to hang them 🙁 weigh about two pounds

    • Kathy Woodard
      March 12, 2015 / 12:54 pm

      You can always use wall anchors, you can buy them at the hardware store, they pound into the wall, then you screw into them…

  3. Brenda Taylor
    August 4, 2014 / 1:24 pm

    We lovem all !

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