From weddings and holiday get-togethers to birthday bashes and baby showers, parties are all the more amazing when you have the perfect lighting to set the mood. Whatever your style and plans might be, we’ve rounded up 14 DIY luminaries that look spectacular and, most importantly, can be made right from the comfort of your own couch. Here’s to having a fun time creating and an even better time celebrating!

1. Holiday Tree Luminaries: With summer on the downswing and Halloween just around the corner, Christmas can’t be too far behind, right? Get a jump on the season by putting together these understated yet eye-catching porcelain tree lights that will look pretty year ’round too. (via A Beautiful Mess)

2. Chinese Lantern Luminaries: Bright colors and a geometric tissue square pattern help give white Chinese lanterns a modern makeover. (via Oh Happy Day)

3. Washi Tape Luminaries: From decorating keyboards to creating super stylish coasters, there are tons of versatile uses for washi tape. Here, it’s seen dressing up votives for a whimsical, rainbow-inspired look. (via Santa Barbara Chic)

4. Pumpkin Luminaries: Along with welcoming the return of sweater weather and hot apple cider, we just love decorating pumpkins during the fall. Give this year’s gourds a creative twist by turning them into twinkling luminaries guaranteed to impress party guests and trick-or-treaters alike. (via BHG)

5. Pyramid Luminaries: These warmly glowing pyramids prove that even something as simple as a security envelope can be beautifully transformed. (via Tinkerlab)

6. Ice Luminaries: Banish snow day boredom by using balloons to make ice luminaries so cool you’d swear they came straight out of Frozen. (via One Little Project)

7. Water Balloon Luminaries: Believe it or not, these stunning luminaries are created by dipping water balloons into wax! Follow the tutorial to make your own in just 10 easy steps. (via Candle Making Techniques)

8. Vinyl Luminaries: Guests will feel as if they’ve driven straight into a winter wonderland when you line the driveway with a sea of gleaming vinyl lights. (via Lowe’s)

9. Tissue-Covered Luminaries: This tissue medallion-adorned vase lends a classy look that’s just right for an elegant wedding reception or chic holiday dinner party. (via Hey Gorgeous Events)

10. Paper Flower Luminaries: Whether you’re getting married in the spring or just want to bring some extra beauty to your day, floral luminaries make great table accents and can even be used to line the aisle. (via 100 Layer Cake)

11. Tin Can Luminaries: Planning a rustic wedding? Upcycle tin cans by painting them to match your color scheme and then using a punch to create pretty, customized designs. (via Hometalk)

12. Aluminum Luminaries: Aluminum sheets, wire and string lights are all you need to create these two-step luminaries that are as pretty to look at as they are simple to design. (via Lowe’s)

13. Pennant Garland Luminaries: Let love shine by displaying this illuminated pennant garland during an outdoor party. (via Once Wed)

14. Colored Paper Luminaries: Colored paper isn’t just for the kiddos when you create these fun and festive luminaries. (via Minieco)

Do you have any fun luminary DIYs to share? Shout ’em out in the comments below or on Facebook.