How To Make Tea-Light Lantern

by | Apr 17, 2022 | DIY, Life Hacks

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Tea-Light lanterns are always helpful to decorate the houses and give an attractive effect on the house. So, in today’s article, we will learn how to make a tea-light lantern that will help you decorate your house. Let us begin.


In the following section of the article, let us look at the supplies you just have to make a tea-light lantern and decorate the house. They are as follows:


  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Black Permanent Marker
  • Paint Brush


  • Empty Glass Cup or Jar
  • Tea Light Candle
  • Colourful Tissue Paper

Steps To Make Tea-Light Lantern

Step 1: The first step is to take a glass and clean it with the help of a neat cloth. Once you clean the cloth, gently apply some glue over it.

Applying Glue on Glass

Step 2: The second step is to gently cut the papers and then lay the papers on the glass.

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Cutting and Sticking the Papers on the Glass

Step 3: Now, the third step is to cover the entire outside section of the jar.

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Cover the Entire Glass

Step 4: The next step is to leave the glass or jar in a sunny place and let it dry.

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Drying the Glass

Step 5: If you wish to have a stained look on the glass, you can take a black coloured marker and engrave it on the cup. You can engrave anything you wish, whether it can be your name or the quotes you like the most.

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Engraving the Names

Step 6: The last step is to place and adjust the teal light candle inside the cup and light it.

Mother's Day Craft - Tea Light Candle

Tea-Light Lantern


  • We recommend you keep the room dark and enjoy the lights.
  • We also recommend you place these lighting in the outdoor of your house, such as in gardens.

Things To Remember

  • You should ensure that no paper must overlap or come inside the jar.


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