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20+ Fabulous DIY Paper Lantern Ideas and Tutorials

DIY Paper Lanterns and Lamps

Paper Lanterns and lamps are one of the most elegant and sophisticated part of home decor and parties. They are perfect choices to hang them in room or porch or use them to decorate for parties inside or outdoors. Here are more than 20 DIY paper lantern or lamp ideas with tutorials that are fabulous enough to get you inspired for your own crafting.

1. Vintage Book Page Embellished Paper Lantern

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Shine a Bit of Light With GlueArts Raisen Adhesives: Glue some paper flowers and butterflies for books or newspaper to decorate your lanterns. (Tutorial: Glue Arts Blogspot)

2. Chinese painting Cherry blossom Paper LanternDIY Paper Lanterns and Lamps18Paint the stem and glue the satin or silk ribbon cherry blossoms (or other flowers) for oriental atmosphere. (Source unknown)

3. Tissue Paper Decorative Paper LanternDIY Paper Lanterns and Lamps17

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This is a fun and festive way to add a touch of Japanese style to your home. These lanterns are easy to make and a fun DIY project to do as group. (Tutorial: Martha Stewart)

4. Paper Doily Lantern

DIY Paper Lanterns and Lamps2Make a doily lantern by sticking cute doilies on paper lantern. (Tutorial: Ruffled Blog)

5. Super Fun Bunting Wrapped Lantern

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Sew a garland with fabric straps and glue around the paper lantern. (Tutorial: You Had Me At Bonjour by invitation only)

6. Flower and Pom-Pom Paper LanternDIY Paper Lanterns and Lamps13

Spruce up paper lanterns with white flowers and pom-pom fringe around the sphere surface. (Tutorial: Crafty Nest)