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Friday, October 27, 2017

How to Make a Solar Powered Jack-O-Lantern

DIY Jack-O-Lantern

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Jack-O-Lanterns can be sun powered too. (Photo Credits)

Solar energy is so great, it can even light up Jack-O-Lanterns. At least, Halloween decorations can be energy-saving and at the same time sustainable. Electrical Association 

Instructables.com came up with a step-by-step guide in coming up with a solar-powered jack-o-lantern. "This easy to create fall decoration will bring a smile to all those who see its whimsical appearance. Made from naturally gathered materials, things you probably have on hand and an inexpensive solar light this low cost decoration will be easy on the budget and use absolutely no electricity!"

Check out the tutorial here.

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The Denver channel for its part shared a video tutorial on making a solar-powered jack-o-lantern. Electrician

"While you're getting into the Halloween spirit, this guy has a simple solution to turn your jack-o'-lantern into an environmentally friendly porch light. Instead of using a candle or battery-powered light, you can add three solar stake lights to your pumpkin. All you have to do is remove the stakes and cut extra holes to fit the solar lights around the top of the jack-o'-lantern."

Watch the tutorial here.

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The website Dream A little Bigger shared as well a Do-It-Yourself guide in making a DIY solar-powered jack-o-lantern.

"In the lawn and garden section of Walmart you can snag up $0.97 solar light stakes that you stick in the ground. They aren't super powerful but they do a pretty good job lighting up a small amount of space. Trace the shape of the top onto the back of your pumpkin, up high near the stem."

Get the whole step-by-step procedure here.

Solar powered Halloween decorations definitely make the season more fun as it does not add up to utility bills.

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