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Pretty, and pretty cheap

Homemade garden larnterns designed by Michelle Gervais for her garden in New Milford, Connecticut.
Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais

Create inexpensive, home-made garden lanterns with some twine, a few Mason or Ball jars, some sand or glass beads, and a few tealights.

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  1. barbs2187 04/20/2010

    How did you get the twine to stay on the jars. I love this!

  2. arboretum 04/20/2010

    barbs, from my enlarged photo of this,it looks like they wrapped and tied the twine around the ridged mouth of the jar and then tied the vertical twine to 2 or 3 points on that encircling twine so it would hang level.

    brilliant idea!

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