This recycled wine bottle torch makes for a funky backyard picnic light, and you can get all the extra parts at the hardware store. (Thanks, Katie Wilson!)

Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern ( is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).

  • Marc de Vinck

    Use citronella oil and it will keep the bugs away too! Great find!