DIY Fall Lantern

DIY Fall Lantern

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



  • Pressed leaves
  • Wooden veneer (get some oak veneer for this lantern)
  • Straight glass lanterns
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • tesapack® Perfect & Strong
  • tesa® ECO FIXATION double-sided tape
  • tesa® PERMANENT spray glue

 

How It Is Done:

01

What We Need:

We need pressed leaves, wooden veneer (get some oak veneer for this lantern), straight glass lanterns, scissors, pencil, ruler, tesapack® Perfect & Strong, tesa® ECO FIXATION double-sided tape, and tesa® PERMANENT spray glue.

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Overview of materials.

02

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

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Cover the veneer with tesapack® Perfect & Strong.

03

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

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Note down the measurements of the lantern.

04

Cut out the shape from the veneer.

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Cut out the shape from the veneer.

05

Spray a leaf with tesa® PERMANENT spray glue.

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Spray a leaf with spray glue.

06

Attach the leaf to the veneer where you want it.

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Attach the leaf to the veneer.

07

Cut a 1.5 cm strip of tesa® ECO FIXATION double-sided tape, which is the same height as the veneer, then stick it to one side and remove the protective foil.

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

08

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

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Wrap veneer around lantern and stick edges together.

09

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

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Enjoy your self-made lantern for fall.

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