DIY: Paper Lanterns

Light up your home this Diwali with these simple but festive homemade lanterns
DIY paper lanterns by Carolyn Russell
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DIY paper lanterns by Carolyn Russell
October 30, 2018

You'll need:

Empty boxes (rectangular shapes are preferable) 

Colourful wrapping paper

Colourful tissue paper

Sticky tape

Washi tape

Coloured ribbon

1 Cut the top and bottom lids off the boxes.

2 Cover the boxes in coloured wrapping paper.

3 Decorate using scraps of wrapping paper, washi tape, and ribbon.

4 Cut strips of tissue paper and attach to the bottom end of the boxes

5 Attach ribbon to the tops of the boxes in all four corners