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:


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.

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Overview of materials needed for icy lanterns


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.

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Tape masking tape together


Remove the masking tape in one piece.

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Use the template to cut out the stars

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Cut out the stars


Tape the stars to the lanterns.

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Attach the stars


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

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Spray the jars with ice spray


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

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Let them dry and then decorate


Decorate your living room with your icy lanterns!

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Enjoy your DIY icy lanterns!


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