14 Bright Ideas and Projects to Make Your Solar Lights Shine

Make your garden glow with some of the best and brightest solar lights you’ll ever see. Taking creativity to a new level, our top picks will light up your yard in some impressive ways. Whether you’re looking for ornate outdoor solar lights or stylish solar string lights, you’ll find the perfect look within our collection of DIY delights.

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Stylized Outdoor Solar Lights

Give your outdoor solar lights some extra zest with a candlestick holder. Taking the stem and frosted glass casing, Zest it Up replaced the tea lights with solar bulbs.

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Sensational Solar String Lights

All you need to create colorful solar string lights is the right glass. For these lights, Flea Market Gardening cut the tops off of blue Budweiser bottles. Once she’d

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Magical Mason Jar Hanging Solar Lights

Mason jars make the best hanging solar lights. After removing a solar light from its stem, Joy cut out the center of her jar lid to create this light. At this point, she

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A Glowing Garden with Recycled Solar Lights

Give your garden extra glow without any light. By removing the cover of an old solar light, Wifesipad made this creative planter. Once she’d removed the internal workings

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Vintage Outdoor Solar Lights

With some imagination and a can of spray paint, Chas created this fabulous vintage solar light. Starting with a candle holder chandelier, she gave it two coats of

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Simple Yet Stylish Hanging Solar Lights

Taking eight strips of wire, Melanie fixed them together by wrapping more wire around the top. Once secure, she fanned out the strands into a spiderweb and placed a bowl

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Out of this World Star Jar

Taking nothing more than a glass jar and some solar fairy lights, our Hometalker made this fantastic centerpiece. The top tip here is to use a jar with a cork lid to

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Unbelievable Umbrella Solar String Lights

After painting a garden post white, Melanie cut an umbrella shaft approximately 2" below the opener. With enough stem showing to mount the umbrella on her post, she fixed

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Wonderful Waterdrop Hanging Solar Lights

Taking some old watering globes, Handan pushed fairy lights into the stem. After she’d filled the bottom, she wrapped the excess around a dowel and placed it inside the

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Slick Solar Light Stumps

For these stylish stumps, Rob removed solar lights from their original posts. Once he’d measured the posts, he used the equivalent drill bit to make ¾" deep holes in his

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From Floor Lamp to Outdoor Solar Lights

Take the indoors outdoors with this floor lamp conversion. Instead of putting her solar floor lamps into the ground, Sadie removed the stakes and stuck them to an old

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Trippy Magic Mushroom Solar Light

To create his mushroom cap, Chris poured concrete into a ceramic bowl. Once filled, he then placed a smaller bowl into the middle of the mix. Once the concrete was set,

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Coastal Delight from Your Solar Light

Bring a sandy glow to your yard with these mason jar solar lights. Using three materials, Stephanie started out by layering blue sand into her jars. Next, she added shell

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Acorn Cap Solar String Lights

For these solar string lights, Craft Invaders wired the original circuits to an outdoor LED light. With a constant power supply in place, they hung wires between a row of

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