How to Make the Easiest DIY Candle Lanterns

A while back I updated a pair of hanging lights in my kitchen. 



Recycled Candle Lantern at Dusk

    

ceiling fixture hanging from ceiling

I wrote all about how easy it was to hang these lights from pot lights in my ceiling. 


If you click the green links in this story it will take you to the next story > Instant Pendant Lights


As you're reading through this post please pay attention to the bold blue links that will take you to more information and the products I used for this project. Also the READ MORE sections will take you to related Homeroad projects. 


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You can read all about my lucky find that lead me to replace these lights > Farmhouse Style Hanging Kitchen Lights


After my new lights were hung I was left with these glass shades and I knew I would use them again someday. 



ceiling lights taken down


As I set off to find a project to work on this morning I remembered these shades and I used them to created the absolute easiest DIY project ever!



Step #1. Clean the shades using a wipe.



lantern shade


Step #2. Go find a couple candles and small dishes.



light fixture and candles


Step #3. There is actually no step #3... 


unless of course you count lighting the candle. 



candle under light fixture


This was by far the easiest Sunday morning DIY project I've ever done! 

Gone are the days of those early morning 5 hour projects like this one > Repurposed Kitchen Island


And more recently, our complete kitchen makeover! 



light fixture lantern with candle


I put the glass lanterns out to the deck and there they will be enjoyed by everyone! 


You can read all about the new deck > Replacing the Deck.



fixture in basket outdoors



candle lantern and overlay



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Candle Lantern with repurposed planter


Take a look at that fun repurposed pedestal planter in the background >  Repurposed Pedestal Planter.


READ MORE: DIY OUTDOOR DECOR


candle lantern with silverware organizer on table

 

    lit candle lantern on table


My DIY work is finished for the day thanks to this easy repurposed candle lantern project! 



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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .