Mason jars are my all time favourite jars. A person can put these jars into use in so many different ways. It does not make a difference if the mason jar is old, new or the lid of the mason jar is missing. The only thing which matters is that the mason jar is there and you can use it in various different ways. Mason jars can be used for storing, decorating and doing various other things in and around your house. Mason jars can be used in numerous ways.
There usually never arises the need to throw away a mason jar or keep it aside. We usually have an alternate use for mason jars. We often use mason jars as lanterns. One such lantern is the blue tinted lantern. It looks simply stunning when hanged or kept in a place. It has the capability to change the way a place is looking. It often enhances the look of a place. Making a blue tinted lantern is not a tough task. You do not need to buy a blue tinted lantern; you can easily make it at home. You will have to follow a few simple steps which will help you in making a blue tinted lantern.
8 Steps On How To Make Stunning Blue Tinted Mason Jar Lanterns
The first step involves knowing and arranging the things which you need to make the blue tinted lantern. The things which you need to make the blue tinted lantern are mason jars, glass or plastic pebbles which are used for decorative purposes, small tea light candles. These are the primary things which one needs to make the blue tinted lanterns. If you do not want to hang the lanterns, then you will be able to do with these. If you want to hang the lantern then you will need gauge wires and needle nose pliers.
In this step you will have to use a transparent blue sheet to wrap the jar with. If you jar is already blue tinted then you will have to skip this step. Make sure you wrap the jar properly with the blue sheet. Avoid any crease while wrapping the jar.
In the second step you will have to wrap the wire around the rim of the mason jar. You will have to make sure that the wire has been wrapped in such a manner that it does not slide down the jar.
Next, you will have to make a loop at the end of the wire. The loop has to be formed in the other end of the wire. This loop will help you in making a circle with the help of the wire. You will have to put the other end of the wire inside the loop and tighten the knot.
Once the knot has been made, you will have to wrap the extra wire around the other wire and adjust accordingly. Once this is done make sure that the wire is absolutely well fitted for the mason jar. You need to be extremely careful while doing this step. As there are chances of the jar falling off when hanged as a lantern if this wire is not tight or kept loose.
In this step we will have to make the handle for the lantern. You will need a wire to make the handle. You will have to put one end of the wire around the wire at the rim of the jar and adjust accordingly and the same needs to be done with the other end of the loop. Make sure that you do this equally carefully as there are always chances of the handle coming off.
After all the wiring you need to place the plastic or glass pebbles which are used for decoration inside the mason jar. Fill half of the jar or little less than half of the jar with pebbles. This will make the lantern look absolutely stunning. After filling the jar you will have to place the small tea light candles inside the jar.
With the end of the seventh step you complete making the jar. Now you can hang the lantern in your open space beautifully. Light up the lanterns in the evening. They will look simply stunning and beautiful. It will most definitely be an eye catching sight and will most definitely change the look of your outdoor area.
These are a few steps to make a blue tinted mason jar candles. These are stunning pieces which completely change the look of the area.