Upcycled Fairy in Jar Night Light

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Do you have fairies in your garden?

My kiddo and I often have fairy picnics in our yard but as we haven’t been lucky enough to spot any in real life so far I thought I’d create a cozy fairy light to keep her company at night until they decide to reveal themselves.

Create an adorable Upcycled Fairy in Jar Night Light from bits you may already have around the house with my quick step by step tutorial below:

You’ll need: a fairy figurine (thrift shops have loads of them), an empty jar, craft moss or greenery, battery operated LED wire fairy lights (dollar and discount shops seem to have them year round) and your trusty glue gun.

Layer some moss in the bottom of the jar.

Arrange the end of the fairy lights in and around the moss.

Place the fairy in the center of the moss and weave the lights around her.

You could leave the battery pack loose or attach it to the side of the jar but I decided to glue it to the base, add some sturdy cardboard around the edges for extra stability and then conceal it all with a few fabric leaves.

quick tip: make sure you glue the back of the battery pack to the base so you can still change the batteries when needed.

Decorate the lid with some colourful faux floral bits.

Enjoy your sweet new night light!

My kiddo loves her adorable fairy light!

(This would also be awesome with dinosaurs or whatever characters your kiddo loves)

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Suggested materials:
  • Figurine
  • LED lights
  • Jar
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