Craftster Quickies: How to make decorative solar panel lights

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Decorative Solar Panel Lights In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill shows you how to turn those boring outdoor solar lights into gorgeous colored lanterns! You can view a tutorial for the picnic basket shown in the video here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=383593.0

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11 Comments

  1. Kathy says:

    Clever idea they look so pretty, I’m tempted to try!

  2. HRSG says:

    Hi and thanks Pam, and Lola the assistant!

  3. Sadie says:

    These would be so pretty in a turquoise-ish greeny color! I love this!

  4. Jenny says:

    This is an awesome idea–I’ve wanted to get solar lights but didn’t want to spend so much to get nice looking ones. Are there any pictures of these in action at night? I’d love to see how they glow. :)

  5. vicki says:

    hey i love to see what people come up with i want someday to make something.

  6. LimeRiot says:

    Pam, this project is almost as cute as you are. Thanks for the tutorial! These will look great along my fence.

  7. patty says:

    Nice. But could you have painted the original light stake just as well? Instead of taking it apart.

  8. lynn uk says:

    what is mud pudge?

  9. laura says:

    love it!! to the person that ask why not just paint the other, this is a different look alltogether thats what makes it! youve even came up with an ideal what to do with the left overs great work i love color in the yard

  10. Pam says:

    Patty-I bet you could use the lights-you wouldn’t get as much as an effect but you could definitely do it. Although,I’m not sure if the mod podge would adhere to the plastic light. If you try it, definitely take a picture. :)

    Lynn-Mod podge is a glue, sealer and finish all in one. It comes in a variety of types.

    Jenny-here is an action shot at night. http://www.flickr.com/photos/7528267@N02/5862131404/in/photostream

  11. These are so pretty, I love how they turn out translucent. Your videos are so much fun to watch. ha. :D

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