DIY Fall Lantern Decoration Idea with Leaves

DIY Autumn Lantern

Hard to believe! Veneer and pressed leaves turn plain glass lanterns into beautifully unique ones.

Difficulty Level Leisurely inspiration
Duration 15

We Need:

Pressed leaves Wooden veneer (get some oak veneer for this lantern) Straight glass lanterns Scissors Pencil Ruler tesapack® Extra Strong tesa® 64621 Double Sided Tape tesa® PERMANENT spray glue

How It Is Done:

Overview of materials.
01What We Need:

We need pressed leaves, wooden veneer (get some oak veneer for this lantern), straight glass lanterns, scissors, pencil, ruler, tesapack® Extra Strong, tesa® 64621 Double Sided Tape, and tesa® PERMANENT spray glue.

Cover the veneer with tesapack® Perfect & Strong.
02

To ensure the veneer cannot not break so easily, completely cover the back with tesapack® Extra Strong so that it slightly overlaps at the edges.

Note down the measurements of the lantern.
03

Note down the measurements of the lantern on the front of the veneer: desired height x circumference + 1.5 cm.

Cut out the shape from the veneer.
04

Cut out the shape from the veneer.

Spray a leaf with spray glue.
05

Spray a leaf with tesa® PERMANENT spray glue.

Attach the leaf to the veneer.
06

Attach the leaf to the veneer where you want it.

Cut a strip of double-sided tape, then stick it to one side.
07

Cut a 1.5 cm strip of tesa® 64621 Double Sided Tape, which is the same height as the veneer, then stick it to one side and remove the protective foil.

Wrap veneer around lantern and stick edges together.
08

Carefully wrap the veneer around the lantern and stick the edges together.

Enjoy your self-made lantern for fall.
09

Enjoy your self-made lantern with a creative fall motive!

tesa products required for this project