Great idea! Strand of x-mas lights inside a old lantern. I know we have a few lanterns that dont work anymore. Use battery operated lights for the lanterns in our camping gear.
Old things by /charlene, via Flickr
The Little Corner
The Guiding Light
Everyone should have a couple of these around in case of emergency. You can use any kind of oil you may have around the kitchen including used cooking oils!
Turn lantern into nightlight (w/cord and low volt bulb)
I want items that we would have in our house, to be in our wedding. Old lanterns, mason jars, old quilts, etc...
How to Wire an Old Lantern Into a Table Lamp
Hanging light made from old lanterns and a horse yoke
white mini lights sit inside a jam jar residing in a crusty old lantern