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.
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.
- Paper or cardstock
- Stapler or tape
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
Step 2: Slowly start cutting a one-inch strip from one end.
Cutting the Strip
Step 3: The next step is to fold the paper in half.
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
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
Step 6: Continue the same process and cut multiple lines.
Cutting Multiple Lines
Step 7: Slowly unfold the paper and erase all the pencil lines.
Erasing the Pencil Lines
Step 8: Now, start decorating the sheet by applying colors, glitters
Decorating the Paper
Step 9: Now, slowly fold the paper into a lantern shape.
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
- You can use multiple decorative items such as small mirrors ribbons to decorate the lantern.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.