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Solar Lid Light Ideas



Solar Lid Lights

Solar Powered Jar Lid Lights and Accessories

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Colonial Tin designed these and had these manufactured exclusively.  These Solar Lid Lights are a standard mason jar lid with a solar panel mounted flush with the top.

After purchase, remove the battery and remove the plastic piece from the end of the battery.

Place your solar lid lights in direct sunlight for several hours to charge the battery.

NEW:  Weathered Galvanized
Item 22-360315GA

Rustic Brown
Item 22-360315

Item 22-360315T

Our Lid Lights are only $10.95 each! (or less in quantity)

Use these lights outside or inside.   A water-resistant solar cell, rechargeable battery, and bright LED are all nice and tidy, tucked inside a standard size mason jar lid.    These are offered in silver and brown.   Everyone loves these!

Classic Mason Jars are also available here.

• Use indoors and outdoors
• Water resistant
• Fits any jar with a standard mason jar lid.
• Includes a long-life battery, that is easy to replace.
• Automatic switch - lights automatically when it’s dark.

Great for patio lighting, walkway lighting, garden accents, and more.  Use as an adorable night light that illuminates items you add in the jar.

Use indoors or out!  Solar panel is water resistant.   These make beautiful night lights and patio lights. The solar cell charges best when placed in direct sunlight.

The battery is included.    Be sure to dispose of the nickel metal-hydride battery properly. Find replacement batteries at battery stores.

Get creative with what you choose to put in the jar.  We've shown a few ways to use these. 



Here’s an inexpensive idea to hang our Solar Lid Lights: Tie a knot in both ends of a thin twine or rope. Then screw the lid on the jar over the rope. You’ll have an easy and great-looking way to hang your jar!

You can also use our jar hangers pictured at the right!


 These pictures were taken in total darkness.

Lights automatically when it’s dark.

Solar Light - No Cords!

Decorate and use these as night lights!

Mason Jar Hanging Caddy

Take a look at our newest accessories to dress up your Solar Lid Lights.

Mason Jar Garden Stakes, Set of 2

Decorate for any holiday!

Decorating Lid Lights for the Holidays

You will need:

1. Mason Jars
2. Rubbing Alcohol
3. Spray Paint - Satin Finish
4. Acrylic Stencil Paint
5. Paint Brushes
6. Painters Tape
7. Pencil
8. Clear Spray Paint
9. Ribbon or small accessories to hang from the jar.

The jars look cute with ribbon or small accessories to hang. It adds a wonderful touch, and character to your mason jar.  


How to Make it:

How to Make it:

1. Tape the threads on the neck of the jar to avoid paint from getting on the threads. This is so your lids will screw on tight.
2. Clean the outside of the jar using rubbing alcohol and a paper towel. Hold the jar by the threads while cleaning to avoid touching the glass with your hands.
3. Spray a light coating of spray paint on your jars. You do not want it to be a heavy coating, but enough that you have nice even coverage. If you have a heavy coat, the light will not show through.
4. Allow the jars to dry overnight.
5. Remove the painter’s tape from around the neck of your jar.
6. You can now start decorating your jar.
7: Once decorating is complete, spray a coat

Some Helpful Decorating Tips


Some Helpful Decorating Tips:

1. You can use stickers to decorate your jar.
2. Stencils make your painting job easier.
3. Use a pencil to sketch your design, it makes it easier when you begin to paint.
4. For an added touch, you can tie ribbon or hang cute decorative accessories to the neck of the jar.

Solar Lid Lights Collage