Stylish yarn wrapped mason jar lights

Lately we have been in the mood to add some new lights (as witnessed by posts here and here).

And you will find lots of projects focused on glowing lights in various forms.

But we love the look of these yarn wrapped mason jar lights.  The effect comes out quite nicely in our opinion.

From the original article:

I remembered that the original glass was white and had lines all over, so I figured I would just use some yarn and warp it around my jars and spray paint them to create the effect. 

Here is what you’ll need:

– Several cleaned jars. I always keep mine for projects. Soak them in water to get the tags off and use some Goo Gone for the glue residue. Make sure to clean them with soap to get all the Goo Gone off or else the paint won’t stick.
– Yarn or some sort of string. If the yarn has a lot of fuzzy fibers they may stick to the jar a little but it won’t be very noticeable so don’t worry about it too much
– A can of white spray paint. I used Flat. You can use any color you want but with winter coming up I though white was best suited. 
– You’ll also need something to cover whatever surface you’ll be spraying on. Spray paint doesn’t work as well when it’s cold outside so it will take longer to dry. Make sure to give it some extra time before you touch the jars. 

Check out the rest of the instructions here.

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