DIY Hanging Solar Light
You can make this Hanging Solar Light from just a few items from Dollar Tree, some paint, and just a couple hours of your time.
Here is the complete video tutorial if you would like to watch. The finished light is a stunning piece and no one will believe it was made from just a few items from Dollar Tree.
I grabbed a few items from Dollar Tree so I could make a Solar Light to hang on my wrought iron gate. the main items are a plant hanger, plastic bowl, solar light, and some glue.
I decided I wanted a blue bowl, so I used some frosted glass paint and applied it with a cosmetic sponge to give it a high end look. I ended up doing two coats on the top and the bottom of the bowl to get the deep blue look.
In order to give the top a finished look I cut a plastic champagne glass so that it would look like a cap but still allow the sunlight to charge the solar light. I spray painted it with black paint and glued it to the top of the hanging light.
Here is a picture of the finished light at night. For a complete list of supplies and step by step instructions, you can follow the link to my website.
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Brenda Goosman on Feb 02, 2020
This is awesome. I will definitely be trying this.
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