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Glass Jar Night Light

Upcycled Glass Jar Night Light

No need to be wary of those dark hallways or shadowy corners in your home. These cute and helpful upcycled small glass jars are just bright enough to offer a light glow that's so pretty. Pick up glass beads and LED tea lights at the dollar store and you're ready to make a helpful night light that also makes a sweet homemade gift.

Keep reading for the directions.

What You'll Need:

  • Small glass jar with lid
  • Glass beads
  • Hot glue gun
  • Battery candle
  • Tape


  1. Screw the cap on the jar and place on your work surface lid side down. Now begin adhering the glass beads to the top of the jar using the hot glue gun, working slowly and arranging them as close to each other as possible.

  1. To create the edge, slightly angle the beads to create a rounded look to the night light.

  1. Continue gluing around the sides and the covering the entire glass to the bottom edge. Now unscrew the lid and place the battery candle on the inside and secure with a length of tape

  1. Your night light is finished! Simply flip the switch when you need a warm glow.

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Nancy-Einhart Nancy-Einhart 3 years
Never thought of using one of those battery votives as a nightlight. Great idea.
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