How To: Make Long-Lasting Mini Lanterns

How To: Make Long-Lasting Mini Lanterns

Score! We love those tiny little glass jars of jam and honey we get in restaurants sometimes, and never tire of thinking of ways to reuse them. This idea for turning them into longer-lasting, brighter and cleaner-burning votives hadn't occurred to us, but we're intrigued.

You'll get your McGuyver points in a blackout for sure, since making these involves nothing more complicated than cutting a hole in the lid and sticking a wick in cooking oil. We haven't tried it yet, but hold hight hopes.

Check out the complete instructions here.

Via: Craft

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