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A paper lantern in blossom

A paper lantern in blossom

Colorful lighting: Do you think these simple paper lanterns every dreamed that they'd be turned into works of art with hand-made paper flowers?



  • How we do it:

    01

    Collect all items and let's start!

    DIY Paper lantern / Step 1: Overview
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    DIY Paper lantern / Step 1: Overview

    02

    Tape the tesa extra Power® Perfect cloth tape lengthwise along the cord and press it down to close the seam.

    DIY Paper lantern / Step 2: Apply
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    DIY Paper lantern / Step 2: Apply

    03

    If it's too thick, repeat the process from the other side to hide the open seam.

    DIY Paper lantern / Step 3: Repeat
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    DIY Paper lantern / Step 3: Repeat

    04

    Use the pattern hole punch to punch shapes out of the flower paper and the transparent paper and stick them together with tesa Stick ecoLogo®: Each flower is made of 3 petals, 2 x transparent and 1 x patterned paper.

    DIY Paper lantern / Step 4: Stamp flowers
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    DIY Paper lantern / Step 4: Stamp flowers

    05

    Use the hole puncher to punch 2 holes side by side in each flower, leaving some distance in between.

    DIY Paper lantern / Step 5: Flowers
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    DIY Paper lantern / Step 5: Flowers

    06

    5. Attach the flowers

    Thread the matching ribbon through the holes in the shape of a noose, pull the noose tight and attach the finished flowers to the lantern with tesa® double-sided tape.

    DIY Paper lantern / Step 6: Attach flowers
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    DIY Paper lantern / Step 6: Attach flowers
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