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51 Lantern Crafts

Whether you’re ringing in the New Year or enjoying the darker night sky, colourful lanterns are always a fun addition. From paper to recycled materials, I’ve gathered 51 of my favourite lantern craft ideas that you can try with the kids at home.

  1. Winter Scene Paper Lanterns, Lia Griffith
  2. Wax Paper Popsicle Stick Lanterns, Artsy Fartsy Mama
  3. Yarn Wrapped Hurricane Lanterns, Creative Jewish Mom
  4. Children’s Art Lantern, Artful Kids
  5. Marbled Glassware Lantern, Honestly WTF
  6. Vellum Sketch Lanterns, Crafted in Carhartt
  7. Fish Bowl Tissue Lantern, TD 365
  8. Illuminated Snow Scene Lantern Jar, Bitz n Giggles
  9. Tissue Animal Face Lanterns, Bloesem Kids
  10. Yarn Ball Lanterns, Splash of Something
  11. Recycled Soda Bottle Lanterns, Creative Jewish Mom
  12. Christmas Township Shadow Lantern Jar, Shabby Art Boutique
  13. Snowman Mason Jar Lantern, Crafty Adaliade
  14. House by Night, Fellow Fellow
  15. Glow Stick Balloons, Say Yes
  16. Upcycled Lantern + Vases, Ruffle Blog
  17. Salt Dough Candle Holder, Red Ted Art
  18. Balloon Dipped Lanterns, Brit + Co
  19. Winter Nature Ice Lanterns, Oh My! Creative
  20. Vintage-Inspired Doily Lanterns, Factory Direct Craft
  21. Orange Lantern, Handimania
  22. Recycled Tin Can Lantern, Inhabitat
  23. Salt Dough Lantern Village, Modewaerts
  24. Yarn Wrapped Painted Lantern Jars, The Forge
  25. Squash Salt Dough Lanterns, The Honeycomb
  26. Glow Jars, The Gold Jelly Bean
  27. Plastic Bottle Lantern, At Heart
  28. Clay Tree Lanterns, Moma Le Blog (en Français)
  29. Polka Dot Paper Lantern Light Covers, Just Crafty Enough
  30. Paper Mosaic Lantern, Hello Natural
  31. Recycled Tin Wall Lanterns, Recycled Art
  32. Melted Crayon Lumanaries, Aunt Peaches
  33. Printable Paper Detailed Lanterns, Dream Home Decorating
  34. Magical Silhouette Lanterns, Adventure in a Box
  35. Tin Foil Candle Covers, The Tiny Funnel
  36. Homemade Fireflies, Matsutake
  37. Toilet Paper Roll Lantern, Trifty Fun
  38. Paper Lanterns, A Subtle Revelry
  39. Carved Apple Lanterns, Think Play Today
  40. Patterned Paper Lanterns, Food52
  41. Beaded Handle Mason Jar Lantern, Buggy and Buddy
  42. Upcycled Cardboard Lantern, Etsy Blog
  43. Aluminum Can Lanterns, Instructables
  44. Dotty Paper Lanterns, Willlowday
  45. Tuna Can Hurricane Lanterns, In My Own Style
  46. Chinese Lantern Craft, Artsy Mom
  47. Paper Mache Lantern, My Kids Adventures
  48. DIY Night Light Lantern, Bunnie Claire
  49. Glow Jar Lanterns, A Girl with a Glue Gun
  50. Gauze Wrapped Lanterns, Crafting a Green World
  51. Stained Glass Lantern, the Outlaw Mom

What other ways to you enjoy the longer nights in your home? You can also checkout our 51 winter craft ideas and our 51 Year in Review crafts. How do you enjoy the longer nights?

December 30th, 2015|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

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