Enjoy your DIY icy lanterns!
Icy Lanterns

Icy Lanterns

Turn large jars into striking lanterns with ice spray and a couple of masking tape stencils. It looks great, and it's easy to make.



  • glass lanterns (jam or stock jars will do)
  • sturdy paper for the stencil
  • star templates
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • rubber gloves
  • ice spray
  • masking tape
  • ribbon, twigs, pine cones for decoration

How it's done:

01

We need: glass lanterns (jam or stock jars will do), sturdy paper for the stencils, star templates, scissors, pencil, rubber gloves, ice spray, masking tape, ribbon, small twigs, pine cones for decoration.

Overview of materials needed for icy lanterns
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Overview of materials needed for icy lanterns

02

Tape together a few strips of masking tape on a flat surface. The pieces should overlap slightly and be big enough to fit the star stencil. Trace the stars using the stencils.

Tape masking tape together
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Tape masking tape together

03

Remove the masking tape in one piece.

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Das tesa® Maler-Krepp ECO PREMIUM in einem Stück abziehen.

04

Use the template to cut out the stars

Cut out the stars
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Cut out the stars

05

Tape the stars to the lanterns.

Attach the stars
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Attach the stars

06

According to the instructions on the packaging, spray ice spray onto the lanterns in a well-ventilated area.

Spray the jars with ice spray
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Spray the jars with ice spray

07

Let them dry, then remove the stars – the lanterns can be decorated with ribbon, pine cones and twigs.

Let them dry and then decorate
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Let them dry and then decorate

08

Decorate your living room with your icy lanterns!

Enjoy your DIY icy lanterns!
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Enjoy your DIY icy lanterns!

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