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How do you make a willow and tissue lantern?

How do you make a willow and tissue lantern?


  1. The base. Using two or three sticks, cut 4 pieces that are the same length and similar thickness.
  2. The frame. Decide what height you would like your lantern and cut 4 sticks the right length.
  3. Make a loop. To make a carrying loop, bend a piece of wilow and attach with tape to the top.
  4. The messy bit.
  5. Shine a light.

How do you make Chinese paper lanterns?

Paper Chinese Lantern Instructions

  1. Start with rectangular sheet of paper. Cut a strip of paper from the long edge of the paper (about 1″ width).
  2. Fold the paper in half lengthwise.
  3. Unfold the paper.
  4. Loop the paper around to form a tube.
  5. Tape or staple on the handle made in step 1 and you’re done!

Can you make your own lantern?

You can make your own beautiful DIY paper lanterns in so many different styles. Add a few pretty flowers to your homemade lantern for an elegant touch.

How do you make a Chinese lantern?

Ideas for Chinese Lantern Variations Use larger or smaller sheets of paper to make larger or smaller lanterns. Vary the strip widths accordingly. Cut wavy or curvy strips instead of straight ones or alternate wide and narrow strips. Use markers to draw lines in contrasting colors on the lanterns. Tape a slightly smaller lantern inside a larger one.

How do you make a lantern?

Open the Crafting Menu First,open your crafting table so that you have the 3×3 crafting grid that looks like this:

  • Add Items to make a Lantern In the crafting menu,you should see a crafting area that is made up of a 3×3 crafting grid.
  • Move the Lantern to Inventory
  • How to make a floating lantern?


  • Taking the First Measurements. In order to know how long your straws need to be you need to measure the width of your plastic bag in inches at
  • Building With Straws.
  • Connecting the Straws.
  • Building the Heat Source.
  • Attaching the Straws to the Heat Source.
  • Attaching the Bag.
  • Final Product.
  • How to make a paper lantern?

    Fold the paper. Take a piece of paper and fold it in half lengthwise.

  • Cut the paper. Cut along the folded edge,but not all the way to the end.
  • Make a tube. Take the two ends of the paper and wrap them around to make a round tube shape.
  • Make the handle. Cut off another piece of paper to make a handle.
  • Attach the handle.
  • Enjoy the finished product.