With the nights getting longer, there is even more incentive to light them up.
After the editors of Gardenista ran across this colored lantern set from Darby Smart, they decided to test the kit themselves. Simple instructions, easy steps, and in a matter of minutes, they had them strung up in a tree in the backyard.
Who says it’s too late in the season to throw one more outdoor cocktail party?
Above: Photograph by John Merkl.
A DIY Hanging Votives kit comes with three mason jars, white suede hanging cord, embroidery thread, and glue.
Above: Autumn cocktail party, anyone?
For more favorite lighting, see 5 Quick Fixes: Outdoor Lanterns.