26 DIY Tiki Torch Ideas for Your Garden, Balcony and Porch

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Light up your garden, balcony, or porch with DIY Tiki Torch Ideas! All of these are easy to make and look amazing once done.

Have a look at some of the best DIY Tiki Torch Ideas for your garden that you can use to add a ‘light appeal’!

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DIY Tiki Torch Ideas

1. Recycled Wine Bottle Tiki Torch

Reuse empty wine bottles as these tiki torches, which you can mount on a fence or somewhere in your garden or porch. Get the details here.

Also Read: Cool Wine Bottle Ideas for Gardeners

2. HomeMade Modern DIY Copper Tiki Torches

Cut the right size copper pipe and insert a tiki torch wick in it with the help of a reducer. To stick the torch to the ground, use PVC pipe, gravel, concrete mix, and water. Visit Instructables for instructions.

3. Tiki-Torch Anchors

Line up tiki torches at regular intervals in your garden to keep your yard lit at night without electricity. Insert each torch into a bucket filled with gravels till 3-inches from the rim. We found the idea at Martha Stewart.

4. DIY Industrial Style Tiki Torch

Light up your garden, balcony or porch with 15 DIY Tiki Torch Ideas. All of these are easy to make and look astonishing.

Insert a coupler into one end of a PVC pipe and secure a light bulb guard over the coupler using screws and nuts. Prepare a mason jar to act as a container to hold the tiki torch. Follow the tutorial here.

5. Glass Bottle Tiki Torch

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Fill a clear wine bottle with crafting pebbles and tiki fuel till a certain limit. Insert the tiki wick into a coupling and place it in the container. The idea is here.

6. DIY Mason Jar Tiki Torches

Drill a hole into the lid of a mason jar to let pass a tiki torch wick through it. Once the cord is positioned correctly, fill your mason jar with tiki fuel and put the lid on. Get the details here.

Also Read: Most Amazing Garden Lanterns You Can Make by Yourself

7. DIY Wire Cage Tiki Torches

Upcycle a fruit picker basket and attach it to a copper pipe to create the wire cage for this tiki-torch DIY. Visit Bobvila for further instructions.

Also Read: Gardening Ideas with Everyday Objects

8. DIY Concrete Tabletop Tiki Torch

Use PVC pipe as the mold to build this tabletop version of a tiki torch. Fill the pipe with cement mix and adjust the tiki canister in the middle and secure with tape. Once it dries out completely, cut off the PVC pipe carefully and enjoy your creativity. Watch the video on this channel.

9. DIY Pot Tiki Torch

Fill a planter pot with gravel and stones and put a tiki canister in the middle to light up the surrounding in the dark.

10. Tiki Torch Tree

You’ll need copper pipe, hacksaw, sandpaper, zip ties, planter, rock, and oil lamps. Visit Instructables to know the full procedure.

11. Skeleton Tiki Torch

Learn how to make a tiki torch the unique way. Cut a hole in a hollow plastic skull using a utility knife so that it can hold a tiki canister upright. Slide a hollow spine into the skull and follow here.

12. DIY Beer Bottle Tiki Torch

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Fill an old bottle halfway with tiki fuel and insert the cotton string through a hole in the cap. We found the idea here.

13. DIY Old Vintage Bottles Tiki Torches

Find the right pair of a bottle and a washer that fits the opening entirely. After that, follow the steps here to create these vintage tiki torches.

14. Wood and Mason Jar Tiki Torches

Hang a series of such tiki torches in your yard using wood slices, drill, mason jar, tiki fuel, twine, and wick. The idea is available here.

15. Tiki Torches With Stone Stand

Drill holes in each stone and slide down the rebar to imitate the tiki torch stand above. Once you create the stand, it’s nothing complicated to DIY wine bottle tiki torches. Follow here.

16. Rock Weighted Wine Bottle Tiki Torches

If you do not have a fence to mount the wine bottle tiki torches like mentioned above, then you can make a simple, stand-alone wine bottle tiki torch instead.

To make your own, take a look at how Magnolia & Main makes one.

17. Tiki Torch Planters

You can choose to bury the tiki torch into the large planters for a beautiful, decorative, and floral effect. If you were disappointed after realizing you cannot put up the tiki torch poles because you lack grass space.

Check out The Weathered Fox to know how to do it, right.

18. String Wrapped Bottle Tiki Torches

Well, if the seaside aesthetic or beach and cottage-inspired decor pieces have ever been your thing, then we definitely think you should take a look at the way Craft Beering painted their bottles white and used hemp string to create a slightly rustic effect.

19. Mini Copper Tabletop Tiki Torch

These simple and great-looking copper torches provide absolutely rustic decor to any table setting. Grab a couple of mason jars and fill them with lots of sand, as the sand will keep the torch from tossing all over the table.

20. Mason Jar LED Tiki Torch

Take a look at how Makezine made these pretty, colorful tiki torches using LED lights! We love the bright flow the torches provide.

21. Vintage Theme Tiki Torch

For the perfect antique vibe, you can choose from a variety of vintage-looking bottles, whiskey bottles, or vases. Details are here.

22. Spinning Tiki Torch

When we discovered this DIY project, we had only one word as a response: ingenious! Seeing the project in motion, spinning a dynamic web of light across the landscape, is an enviable opportunity.

23. Light Bulb Tiki Torch

Use the fused lightbulbs to create this cool DIY lightbulb tiki torch. Get more details here!

24. Vintage Stand Citronella Oil Burners

A vintage themed metal stand looks elegant when paired with two rustic looking containers loaded with citronella oil. Perfect for adding some light to the yard or garden.

25. LED Tiki Torch

Add your personal touch to a regular tiki torch and customize it with the unique idea of using an old plastic bottle for the light

26. Moltov Tiki Torch

Choose bottles with different colors so that they reflect a beautiful colored hue in the light. These torches are as gorgeous as they are easy to make. Details are here.


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