More DIY Mason Jar Lighting Ideas

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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. Check out these great mason jar lighting ideas to set your small home apart with style.

mason jar lighting ideas



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 one 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


Mason jars with 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 lights… so different! You could either DIY this projects, or treat yourself to a cool lighting buy!

Rope mason jar lights


What a great idea to update those old bathroom fixtures!

mason jar light ideas


And a few more inspiring ideas!

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mason jar lighting ideas

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




  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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