Origami String Lights

All you need is some plain white paper and nimble fingers to create this festive display. For safety, chose a string of LED bulbs, which don’t heat up.

Cement Candleholders

Molding this garden decoration is a cinch once you know the secret: Rapid-set cement won’t bond to plastic. These tea-light holders were made with disposable food containers and yogurt cups.

Perforated Can Lanterns

Raid the recycle bin for soup cans, and tap a pattern of holes in their sides to create these radiant cylinders. Fill the cans with water and freeze them first to avoid denting the cans as you puncture them.

Upcycled Chandelier Centerpiece

Look closely: This graceful table topper is made from chandelier light shades! Find some at a flea market (or your garage, perhaps?) and flip them over to use as votive holders.
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