Patriotic Flag Mason Jar Lanterns…

Happy 4th of July! We hope each of you enjoy this special day with friends and family! Here is a little,last minute DIY craft tutorial from our vault, if you still need something for tonight or this weekend!

Patriotic Flag Mason Jar Lanterns!

Create a simple and patriotic 4th of July Flag Mason Jar . #4thof july #americanflag #modpodge

So….I had been searching for a unique accent for my porch side tables and this was perfect! I did not want a traditional centerpiece or plant, and with the rustic look I was going for….this hurricane hit the spot!

Create a simple and patriotic 4th of July Flag Mason Jar . #4thof july #americanflag #modpodge

I found the tutorial at Sweet Something Designs and could not be more thrilled with the results! I snatched up the American Flags in the dollar spot at Target! Sweet!

Create a simple and patriotic 4th of July Flag Mason Jar . #4thof july #americanflag #modpodge

I did not have any jars around my house, so I found this extra large mason jar at my local TJ Maxx. The traditional, old-fashioned design of it was just what I was looking for!

Create a simple and patriotic 4th of July Flag Mason Jar . #4thof july #americanflag #modpodge

My children and I could not wait ’til dusk, so that we could light the candle and see the flag glow!

I also added these Patriotic Porch Pillows and my Red Burlap Wreath to the decor!

I completed the look of the porch with this adorable Burlap Flag Banner!

The flag lantern, at night, all lit up is almost magical….and reminds all of our families about the importance of what the Fourth of July is about!

Have a fabulous 4th of July!

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Welcome to Uncommon Designs. I am Bonnie Mauney and the co-author here at Uncommon Designs. My love for creating crafts, home decor, seasonal decor, and sewing has led me to my desire to share that with you here at our blog. I am happy to have you stop by our little slice of the blog world and join us in Creating the Extraordinary!

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  1. JaneEllen says

    Hi there boy do I love your patriotic decorations. They look pretty easy, inexpensive and quick. Love that kind of projects to make. I have some really big pickle jars so think I’ll use those for the hurricane candles, have some of that webbing with the red stripe so can put that on a pillow. Lets see, the wreath, I’ll have to scour my stash for that but think I might be able to do that also. Yours are so nice, great job done on all of the decorations. Glad you posted these, I’ll need to get busy on them. Will go thru my fabric to see if I have any red or blue stripe to use for a pillow cover. Happy days

  2. Betty819 says

    Love the idea of the Mason Jar lanterns..with sand in them. I think if I made these, I’d buy citronella candles to keep the mosquitos and other pesky bugs away..Is there a way to tint the sane, red/white/blue or add some other small decorative items to the sand.? What about spray painting some Shells patriotic colors and laying them on top of the sand. Would probably need a pr. of kitchen tongs to place the shells around in the sand, around the candle. Smell my saw dust brain working?


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