20+ Stunning DIY Outdoor Lighting Ideas for Summer

It gets warmer and warmer outside. It is the perfect time for us to plan a summer barbecue or other backyard get-togethers and enjoy the beauty of night with our families and friends. Here we have collected 20 of the best outdoor lighting projects, which can really set the mood and give us an extra few hours to enjoy time spent outdoors and add more warm glow and a touch of elegance to your outdoor events, make your outdoor more special and stunning. Most of these projects are very simple to do and we also provide with the full tutorials, so you can totally make it by yourself at home.

DIY Metalwork Hurricane

DIY Metalwork Hurricane. Repurpose an outdated vintage brass chandelier or light fixture into this DIY metalwork hurricane! A super easy lighting project that is perfect for your outdoor summer nights!

Repurpose an outdated vintage brass chandelier or light fixture into this DIY metalwork hurricane! A super easy lighting project that is perfect for your outdoor summer nights! See the tutorial via sadieseasongoods.

LED Mason Jar Lights

LED Mason Jar Lights. Mason jars always make great decor for indoor and outdoor! Here combine the romantic and fairy LED lights with mason jars, and then you will have this stuuning lighting project for your outdoor summer night. These LED mason jar lights also make great dor for any party and wedding!

Mason jars always make great decor for indoor and outdoor! Here combine the romantic and fairy LED lights with mason jars, and then you will have this stuuning lighting project for your outdoor summer night. These LED mason jar lights also make great dor for any party and wedding! Get the tutorial via sarahhearts.

DIY Mason Jar Garden Chandelier

DIY Mason Jar Garden Chandelier. What a unique and awesome garden chandelier for your outdoor! All you need are a shallow tray, canning jars, votive candles, moss, a flowerpot, rope, chain, and birdseed to make your own one!

What a unique and awesome garden chandelier for your outdoor! All you need are a shallow tray, canning jars, votive candles, moss, a flowerpot, rope, chain, and birdseed to make your own one! Get the steps and instructions via midwestliving.

DIY Tin Can Lanterns

DIY Tin Can Lanterns. This beautiful lantern style lamp can be easily made out of tin cans and spray paints.

This beautiful lantern style lamp can be easily made out of tin cans and spray paints. via love this pic.

DIY Outdoor Wood Marquee Letter

DIY Outdoor Wood Marquee Letter. Make a chic marquee letter with wood and globe string lights and add a little light and excitement to your outdoor!

Make a chic marquee letter with wood and globe string lights and add a little light and excitement to your outdoor! See the stp-by-step tutorial via tatertots and jello.

DIY Outdoor Lamp

DIY Outdoor Lamp. This DIY lamp would be so cool and looks easy to do! It can bring the indoors outdoors with the warm glow during the summer night!

This DIY lamp would be so cool and looks easy to do! It can bring the indoors outdoors with the warm glow during the summer night! via princess pinky girl.

Fourth Of July Themed DIY Pool and Garden Orbs

Fourth Of July Themed DIY Pool and Garden Orbs.

These pool and garden orbs are so fun and festive and will be the perfect outdoor decoration for an Independence Day celebration. See how to make them with the tutorial via beckham and belle.

DIY Glowing Garden Ball

DIY Glowing Garden Ball. Make this stuuning glowing garden ball with a light cover and some left over decorative stones! It is easy and fun to make with your kids!

Make this stuuning glowing garden ball with a light cover and some left over decorative stones! It is easy and fun to make with your kids! See the simple steps via we-made-that.

DIY Glowing Garden Orbs

DIY Glowing Garden Orbs.

DIY Glowing Garden Orbs. A great lighting decor for any outdoor during the summer night! the art of doing stuff.

Starry Lights for Starry Nights

Starry Lights for Starry Nights. A quick and easy way to take a strand of Holiday lights and dress them up perfectly for your outdoor entertaining.

A quick and easy way to take a strand of Holiday lights and dress them up perfectly for your outdoor entertaining. See the DIY instructions via liagriffith.

DIY Mason Jar Light

DIY Mason Jar Light. These mason jar night lights are so lovely and add a touch of rustic warm  to your outdoor. Easy and budget-friendly to make!

These mason jar night lights are so lovely and add a touch of rustic warm to your outdoor. Easy and budget-friendly to make! See the instrctions via allthingsheartandhome.

Fairy Light Globe Made with Wire Baskets

Fairy Light Globe Made with Wire Baskets. Turn the groddy wire hanging baskets into these stunning and fairy light globes for your outdoor this summer with several steps!

Turn the groddy wire hanging baskets into these stunning and fairy light globes for your outdoor this summer with several steps! See the details via curbly.

DIY Mason Jar Tiki Torch

DIY Mason Jar Tiki Torch. Make your own tiki torch using a jar, oil, and a wick! Easy and quick to do in 5 minutes and look perfect for your porch, backyard, or deck.

Make your own tiki torch using a jar, oil, and a wick! Easy and quick to do in 5 minutes and look perfect for your porch, backyard, or deck. Get the DIY instructions via thefrugalhomemaker.

Rope Light Along Pathway

Rope Light Along Pathway. Rope light along pathway! So romantic and stunning and will add ambient glow to decks and highlight focal points in the yard!

Rope light along pathway! So romantic and stunning and will add ambient glow to decks and highlight focal points in the yard! See the instructions via christmaslightsetc.

Wrap Trees in Twinkle Lights

Wrap Trees in Twinkle Lights.

Simple, easy and quick to do! Love the stunning outcomes of this creative lighting idea for my backyard! ruffledblog.

Tiki Torches into Pots

Tiki Torches into Pots. Bunch tiki torches into pots not just sprinkle them around the yard! Super adore this one in my backyard!

Bunch tiki torches into pots not just sprinkle them around the yard! Super adore this one in my backyard! via thegardenglove.

Hula Hoop Chandelier

Hula Hoop Chandelier. Wrapped the lights around a hula hoop from the dollar store and covered up the purple and pink hula hoop with the lace as you like! Now you have this awesome hula hoop chandelier! Easy and super fun to make in several minutes!

Wrapped the lights around a hula hoop from the dollar store and covered up the purple and pink hula hoop with the lace as you like! Now you have this awesome hula hoop chandelier! Easy and super fun to make in several minutes! See the DIY instructions via sarahontheblog.

DIY Faux Metal Star Lantern

DIY Faux Metal Star Lantern. Another lovely piece of enchantment for your outdoor decor, made with …. paper!

Another lovely piece of enchantment for your outdoor decor, made with …. paper! See the DIY instructions via apieceofrainbow.

Recycled Wine Bottle Torch

Recycled Wine Bottle Torch.

Recycled Wine Bottle Torch. Another easy to make lighting project made with wine bottles for your outdoor! See the DIY instructions via designsponge.

DIY Cloud Lights

DIY Cloud Lights. These amazing DIY Cloud lights are great for a special summer event.

These amazing DIY Cloud lights are great for a special summer event. See the DIY instructions via astyleofliving.

Christmas Lights in a Wine Bottle

Christmas Lights in a Wine Bottle.

Transform the wine bottles into a lasting memento for a special occasion with fancy string lights. DIY instructions via ehow.

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