06/06/2013 12:46 pm ET

7 DIY Outdoor Lighting Ideas To Illuminate Your Summer Nights (PHOTOS)

There's nothing quite like hosting a fabulous outdoor party. Between the warm breeze, cold drinks and great music, it's all so... summery. But once the sun goes away, the party doesn't have to stop -- so long as you have a little radiance to guide everyone to more fun. That's why we dug around and found seven DIY outdoor lighting ideas that can beautifully illuminate any backyard or patio.

Go on and scroll though, and let us know your favorite among the batch.

1. Mason Jar Lights
outdoor lighting ideas
Credit: Woon Blog

2. Tin Can Lanterns
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Credit: Grow Creative

3. Cupcake Lights
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Credit: Camilla Fabbri

4. Glowing Outdoor Orbs
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Credit: The Art Of Doing Stuff

5. Twine-Ball Light Garland
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Credit: Pocket Full Of Dreams

6. Hanging Jar Lanterns
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Credit: Crafty Nest

7. Wine Bottle Lights
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Available At: Jen Scott's Etsy Shop

For more repurposing ideas and imaginative projects, flip through our Craft Of The Day slideshow below.

Craft Of The Day

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