|Decorative Tiki - Eric Anderson|
Erik Anderson’s hanging lantern, featured on Design Sponge, is a bit involved to create but not difficult. The table lanterns, over at When The Pigs Fly, are less involved, and are also less expensive to make.
|Table Lanterns - When The Pigs Fly|
- Empty, clean wine bottles
- Tiki torch replacement wicks
- Citronella lamp oil (or general lamp oil)
- A metal washer to fit the opening of your wine bottle
(most, 1 3/8-inch)
- Decorative GLASS beads (small enough to fit
inside the wine bottle)
- A funnel
Basic instructions for creating the tabletop lanterns:
- Fill your wine bottles ½- full with glass beads in the color of your choice
- Insert the wick through the opening of the washer; leaving enough of the wick to light it
- Using the funnel, pour enough of the lamp oil into the wine bottle to cover half of the wick – do not over-fill the bottle
I have linked to each of the original projects so you can find complete instructions at each location.
Note: For convenience, I have embedded links into the materials list & instructions that will take you to the products used in these projects.
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