Typical solar garden lights pack a lot of electronics into a small cheap device. Most contain a solar cell, a Ni-Cad battery with charging circuit, a photoresistor, a booster circuit for the LED, and the LED itself.
Of course garden lights are normally plain white boring lights. I decided to add some color to them by replacing the LEDs and wrapping the electronics in a decorative frosted container.
Step 1: Materials
Here are the materials I used: