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Paper Lantern Assembly Video

I’m a little obsessed by these gorgeous round lanterns. I know you are too.
Here’s a video to show you how to put them together.
Even though they look complicated it’s very simple. They present very well, so be prepared to make some for your friends.

You can purchase the template files here:
3D Cat Lighted Lantern Template

65lb or 80lb cardstock
Vellum or some kind of translucent paper
Battery operated candle or fairy lights

Materials I used:
Cardstock – Black 65lb Recollections brand from Michael’s- you can use heavier paper such as 80lb or even 110lb if you like. Use your favorite color and brand.
Vellum – Purchased from Amazon –
Glue Pen – Amazon
Art Glitter Glue – I use this a lot too – Amazon

Battery operated votive candle – Amazon
Fairy Lights – Amazon


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I love these lanterns and I hope you do to. I hope you’ll try making some.

Please share! Sharing my designs in your groups and with friends is so appreciated.

It's Rebecka Hathaway

It's Rebecka Hathaway

Artist - Dog Mom - Maker of Things

Kidnapped at a very early age and forced to live among humans, I’m on a continued quest to return to the magical world from whence I came.
Just kidding. (Maybe)
I’m sitting here in my little house drawing and doing geeky computer stuff to share with you so you can make pretty things too
Everybody’s an artist. Let’s be artists together.

1 Comment

  1. Kim

    Thank you so much for a great experience making my paper cat lantern! I needed the video and I was so happy you were there for me. It’s beautiful!


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