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DIY Patio Lighting – Adding Solar Lights to Your Backyard Space

Give your patio a facelift with do-it-yourself solar lights.

Sara Bendrick shows you how to add ambient light to your patio area using wood logs and solar lights.

Supplies Needed:


  1. Measure & Cut
    Measure and cut the logs to about 10 to 14 inches in length.
  2. Drill
    Using a ¾-inch drill bit, drill down about six inches into the center of the log. Note: Drilling lengths may vary depending on the size of your lights.
  3. Place
    Place the solar light into the hole.
  4. Display
    Display your solar light in your outdoor space and enjoy!

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