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This is one DIY idea that will add a lot of curb appeal to your home or backyard patio, and the good news is that it won't cost you a lot of money to make. Do it yourself crafts are a great way to recycle items around the home and give new life to inexpensive objects. For this DIY idea, you will get to use a little sunlight solar energy for a do it yourself craft idea that everyone is sure to love. You'll need a couple of tree stumps (they don't have to be overly large), a couple of solar lights, a drill and some Feed N Wax wood preservative. For the full tutorial, you will want to take a look at the site; the following are just some of the steps to get you started. These DIY ideas for sunlight solar energy can be used up the stairs that lead to your front door, a great idea to keep your walkway lit. You can also use them on your outdoor patio for some extra light, and a lovely effect.

This do it yourself craft idea is so easy to make, you might want to make more than just one or two. And it's amazing what a little bees wax will do to the wood. To start, you will want to determine which paddle bit fits the solar light post the best. You will want to shop around for your solar lights you can find them at your local hardware store, or dollar store. Once you have chosen the right size bit to drill the hole in the stump so that the solar light will fit nicely inside, you can start to drill. It's a good idea to take a wire brush and clean up the stumps before starting the drilling process.

After your hole is drilled to place the solar lights inside the stump, you can take your beeswax and rub it onto your stumps. And be sure to be generous with the wax, you can use a clean cloth to rub the wax on, but you can also use your hands if the wood is smooth. You'll want to reapply the wax once a year to help protect the wood from additional weathering. And you can take a look at the DIY idea and full tutorial where they have added a rustic door piece to the stump for a really nice look. You can shop around at a used store, or if you have some old doors around the house, you might find something similar.

You are sure to love using the Feed N Wax wood preservative for the stumps; you might like it so much that you will want to use it for other do it yourself crafts and DIY ideas. The wax works great on a lot of your older furniture, and if you have some furniture, you hope to recycle you might try it on those pieces too. The Howard Feed-N-Wax Wood Preserver will make everything look beautiful again. The main ingredients in the wood preservative are beeswax, carnauba wax, and orange oil. A note about the product is that it does contain some petroleum distillate, which makes this product not entirely green. You can find this product at your local hardware store or on Amazon for under $10. You will find this do it yourself craft idea on the Hometalk site. On the site, you will find all sorts of DIY ideas, do it yourself crafts and more. For the full tutorial on how you can make these rustic stump solar lights, you will want to look at the site. **

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