Mosquitoes have been a big problem for the health of many of us. These days there have been a lot of life threatening diseases due to mosquito bites. These diseases leave us extremely weak and it takes us a lot of time to recover from the same. Many of us use mosquito repellents to stay protected from mosquitoes and mosquito bites. Usually, we purchase these mosquito repellents from the market as they are available easily and in a huge variety. In fact, you can make mosquito repellents yourself and they are equally effective as any other mosquito repellent. One of the most commonly used mosquito repellents are the mosquito repellent lanterns. These can be easily made at home. They can also be used as home décor pieces and lit only when needed or required. There are a number of ways in which you can make vintage mosquito repellent lanterns. Some of these are discussed and listed below.
Whiskey Bottle Lantern
Old and used whiskey bottles can be easily used as mosquito repellent lanterns. Small or large bottles can be used and placed accordingly. They can be used in such a manner that the décor does not look weird and absurd. You can also make appropriate caps which fit the bottle neck well when the lantern is not in use.
Wine Bottle Lanterns
Wine bottles are extremely elegant bottle. You can easily make mosquito repellent lanterns of these and place them in shelves or tables. You need to be sure of the height of the area when you are placing wine bottle. You can light a wine bottle lantern outdoors as well. They prove to be a great mosquito repellent and also a nice décor piece.
Mason Jar Lanterns
Mason jars can be used as interesting piece for mosquito repellent lanterns. Mason jars have a wide opening in comparison to bottles. So, it is always better to cover the jar and make appropriate pass for the lantern to bit lit. You can also have a hanging mason jar lantern.
Soft Drink Bottle Lanterns
Old soft drink bottles can be re used as mosquito repellent lanterns. You can create interesting lanterns using soft drink bottles. Different sizes of bottles are easily available and you can easily use them and place them according to the space available.
Beer Bottle Lanterns
Old beer bottles can be used as mosquito repellent lanterns. Beer bottles once finished are of no use. You can create interesting lanterns and use them as mosquito repellent as and when required or needed.
Antiseptic Bottle Lanterns
Old and used bottles of antiseptics like, dettol, mouth fresheners like listerine can be used as mosquito repellent lanterns. The shape and look of these bottles are pretty different from that of the other bottles. You can usually fit these bottles in very little space as well.
Perfume Bottle Lanterns
Empty perfume bottles can be used as mosquito repellent lanterns. These are interesting pieces as perfume bottles come in various shapes, sizes, looks and colours. You can choose your favourite bottle and make a mosquito repellent lantern out of the same.
These are a few vintage ideas for mosquito repellent lanterns. You can make these bottles interesting by using different colour papers, by painting the bottles etc. You can give a funky look to the bottles by using your own creativity. These DIY mosquito repellent lanterns are as good as any mosquito lantern bought from the market. In fact, the homemade lanterns are most long lasting and multipurpose. Next time you shall try to make a mosquito repellent lantern home rather than purchasing one from the market.