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How TO Make A DIY Chandelier Planter With Dollar Store Solar Lights

Make a beautiful chandelier garden planter with dollar store solar lights and an old candle holder.

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I’ve paired up with 19 other talented ladies to bring you a monthly Thrift Store Decor Upcycle Challenge. Each month we will create a new home decor piece from an item(s) we’ve found at a thrift store, yard sale, resale shop etc.

There is no budget or specific theme so we are free to let our creativity run wild!

Meet the Hosts

Amanda | The Kolb Corner      Chelc| Inside the Fox Den
Erlene | My Pinterventures     Kim | Made in a Day     Sara | Twelve on Main
Debra | Shoppe No. 5      Shirley | Intelligent Domestications
Marie | DIY Adulation     Lindsay | Crazy Organized   Michelle | Our Crafty Mom
Julie | Live From Julie’s House     Dru | Polka Dot Poplars
Maureen | Red Cottage Chronicles     Pili | Sweet Things     Channell | Hobnail House
Colleen | Life on Kaydeross Creek     Ann | Duct Tape and Denim
Paula | Virginia Sweet Pea     Sherry | Savvy Apron     Stacy | Anastasia Vintage

You can also follow our board on Pinterest for more upcycled decor inspiration!


I am so happy to be back for this month’s Upcycle challenge. You all know how much I love to update thrift store finds! It really is so fun to see what all the other bloggers come up with.  

Creativity at its finest. A big thank you to Amanda from The Kolb Corner for organizing this great monthly challenge.

I have been focusing on outdoor projects and wasn’t quite sure what I was going to share until I found this wrought iron candle holder at a yard sale for $3.

Check this out:

DIY SOLAR CHANDELIER PLANTER Our Crafty Mom #outdoorplanter #solarplanter

At first I thought I would spray paint it, but honestly the black was perfect for what I had in mind. I made a DIY Chandelier planter! Here is the finished project:

Solar Light Chandelier Planter DIY SOLAR CHANDELIER PLANTER Our Crafty Mom #outdoorplanter #solarplanter

 

This was so easy to make. All I did was pick up 4 solar lights from The Dollar Tree and was thrilled when they fit perfectly in the candle arms.

I just took them off the stakes and used E6000 to glue them to the holder. 

Solar Light Planter

I thought it looked a little plain and was going to add some beading or something to decorate it further. But when I went to my craft closet to look for something, I saw this old mason jar canning rack.

I had one of those lightbulb moments. I checked to see if it fit in the base of the holder and sure enough it was perfect. Don’t you love when that happens?

I cut some coco liner to fit in the rack and added these beautiful plants.

Solar Light Chandelier Planter DIY SOLAR CHANDELIER PLANTER Our Crafty Mom #outdoorplanter #solarplanter

I can’t wait till they fill in. I think it will really look pretty then. I hung it from a shepherd’s hook by my front walkway to give us some natural light at night.

I am so happy with how this DIY Chandelier Planter turned out. The best part-as I had everything but the solar lights-this baby only cost $10.

Keep your eye out for old chandeliers or candle holders at your next yard sale! You could definitely paint it a fun color to match your decor. 

Here is a picture of it at night:

DIY Solar Chandelier Planter DIY SOLAR CHANDELIER PLANTER Our Crafty Mom #outdoorplanter #solarplanter

DIY SOLAR CHANDELIER PLANTER Our Crafty Mom #outdoorplanter #solarplanter

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