Paper Lanterns

paper lanterns

Create and customize paper lanterns to decorate your space using two colorful paint techniques!

  • 1.

    To achieve technique #1: Protect your surface and assemble the paper lantern.

  • 2.

    Put a few tablespoons of paint in a variety of colors on a paper plate.

  • 3.

    Load a generous amount on to each paint brush and flick the paint at the lantern.

  • 4.

    Turn and repeat to cover the whole lantern until it looks finished. Allow to dry before hanging and displaying!

  • 5.

    For technique #2: Protect your surface and assemble the paper lantern.

  • 6.

    Add 2 tablespoons of acrylic paint and 4 tablespoons of water in a spray bottle. Screw the lid on tightly and shake well. Repeat for each color you want to use. Mix and match for custom colors!

  • 7.

    Spray paint on to the lantern. Try spraying the colors on top of each other to see how the colors blend! Continue to spray color until the project is complete!

  • 8.

    Allow your lanterns to dry and hang to display!