Make Christmas Fairy Jars – Let it Glow!

How to Make Christmas Fairy Jars - these are the best lights to use!

What’s better than twinkling lights around the holidays. They add such a festive touch not to mention we all look better by their soft glow!

I love battery operated lights but they are a pain to turn on and off, especially when they are in hard to reach spots.

I’ve found a solution …

This pair of affiliate Remote Controlled, Battery Powered, Copper Wire LED Fairy Lights (they’re even waterproof for use outside)!
Remote control, battery powered, copper wire fairy lights - perfect for Christmas decorating - the remote control makes it easy to put in hard to reach places

I love them so much that I created my Christmas coffee table around them.

Watch this super short video with my tips and tricks and to see them twinkle at night.

How to Make Christmas Fairy Jars

  1. Gather your favorite glass apothecary jars (I like using a variety of shapes and heights – I found mine at HomeGoods)
  2. Add batteries into these remote control, battery operated, copper wire string lights
  3. Place battery packs at the bottom of glass jars
  4. Cover packs with “snow” (table salt, sugar or epsom salts)
  5. Arrange wire lights in the jar
  6. Use your remote control and have fun choosing from eight different settings

It’s so much fun to watch the lights sparkle at night. I think this would make the most amazing centerpiece too.

The lights can be used on wreaths, mantels, Christmas trees – anywhere you need a warm glow.

See more of my Under $25 Christmas Home Decor Guide here

Affordable Christmas Home Decor - everything is less than 25 bucks (most under 15 dollars)

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  1. What a great idea – I made these for my daughter’s bedroom earlier in the year and switching them on & off (and then hiding the battery packs again!) is such a pain we never really use them – I’ll definitely be checking out the remote control lights and giving them another go!

  2. I just received mine in the mail and was able to put together an adorable display for my Christmastime coffee table in maybe ten minutes. I used two hurricane glass lamps that I use often for the lights an the “snow” and a large red pillar candle in the center surrounded by a pointsettia candle ring with a red and gold buffalo plaid table runner. Quick and looks great. Love the idea and thanks for the source on the lights. They arrived much quicker than expected and work great.

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