Create your own 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.

Level of difficulty Leisurely inspiration
Duration 20

We need:

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:

Overview of materials needed for icy lanterns

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.

Tape masking tape together

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.

Cut out the stars

Use the template to cut out the stars

Attach the stars

Tape the stars to the lanterns.

Spray the jars with ice spray

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

Let them dry and then decorate

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

Enjoy your DIY icy lanterns!

Decorate your living room with your icy lanterns!