I made these lanterns in Fourth of July colors. Everything I used in this craft I already had on hand, so this cost $0!!
Start by ripping the material into long narrow strips, you will need 3 strips per jar.
Next, tie a strip around the jar and thread the two other strips in on either side. I tied a bow in the front, but you could also leave it without one.
Then just tie the long strips on either side together, drop a tea light in and it's ready to hang.
Here are a couple others I made.
Next, I tried wire. I used soldering wire because it is easy to bend without pliers. First just run a loop around the top of the jar and hook together in the back.
Next thread a long piece through each side.
Using pliers, I twisted the ends around the handle, like so...
I thought it looked a little plain, so I added a bow.
Then I got the idea to decorate a jar with paint, so I painted a big letter 'B' on a jar. This was a gift for my sister-in-law.
Using the same method above, I added material to the jar. I also added some white dots to the 'B'.
This is a pretty simple craft, using recycled materials and left over supplies!!