We've featured Mason jar lamps before (see Lighting: Mason Jar Light at Omega Too); we especially like them as outdoor lighting, as seen in the outdoor dining courtyard at Cecconi's Miami Beach at the Martin Brudnizki-designed Soho Beach House.
Here, Mason jars are suspended from wooden squares attached to two hanging metal cables. Pro tip: Make sure to line the bottom of your Mason jars with small rocks or pebbles—since there are no drainage holes, this will allow the roots more room to breathe. Get the tutorial at Constant Contact.
Summer Lights from Mason Jars, etc - In his backyard ramada in Scottsdale, Arizona, artist Jeff Zischke houses candles in antique carriage lamps and ordinary mason jars; he supplements their glow with low-voltage lamps."There’s still no substitute for candlelight," he says. "That flickering glow just draws people in like moths."