How To Make New Year Lantern From Paper

by | Jan 24, 2022 | Paper Craft, DIY

Introduction

As New Year is approaching, we start decorating our house with creative lanterns. So, in this article, we will understand how to make a New Year Lantern From Paper. Let us start this amazing process.

Supplies

Moving on towards the next section of the article, let us now look over the requirements that are required for making a new year lantern.

Materials

  • Paper or cardstock
  • Pencil

Tools

Steps To Make New Year Lantern From Paper

Step 1:  The first step is to take an A4 size rectangular sheet or cardboard and keep it on a flat surface.

A4 Rectangular Sheet

A4 Rectangular Sheet

Step 2: Slowly start cutting a one-inch strip from one end.

Cutting the Strip

Cutting the Strip

Step 3:  The next step is to fold the paper in half.

Folding the Sheet

Folding the Sheet

Step 4: Now, take a ruler or scale and start drawing a one-inch horizontal line from the opposite side of the folded long edge.

Drawing Horizontal Line

Drawing Horizontal Line

Step 5:  Slowly start cutting the straight line, which should be about an inch from a short edge, and then continue to cut till the horizontal line.

Cutting the Paper

Cutting the Paper

Step 6: Continue the same process and cut multiple lines.

Cutting Multiple Lines

Cutting Multiple Lines

Step 7: Slowly unfold the paper and erase all the pencil lines.

Erasing the Pencil Lines

Erasing the Pencil Lines

Step 8: Now, start decorating the sheet by applying colors, glitters

Decorating the Paper

Decorating the Paper

Step 9: Now, slowly fold the paper into a lantern shape.

Folding the Sheet into Lantern Sheet

Folding the Sheet into Lantern Sheet

Step 10: The last step is to take a paper strip and stick it on the lantern, and it will be the handle.

Sticking the Handle on the New Year Lantern

Sticking the Handle on the New Year Lantern

Recommendation

  • You can use multiple decorative items such as small mirrors ribbons to decorate the lantern.

 

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