How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper

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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper

If you always wanted to make paper lanterns but could not do so, then here are some easy steps to help you. You can use old newspapers or craft paper that is no more of use. Paper lanterns are not only easy to make but they also make up for a good decorative item. Here are some easy steps for making paper lanterns.

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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper
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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper

Take a piece of paper and fold it to half of its length. The paper can be of any size. Just make sure to cut it into the proper shape of a rectangle or a square.

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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper
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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper

After folding the paper, cut it along the folded edge. The longer the slits, the more light will pass through your lantern.

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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper
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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper

After slitting the folded edge, take the opposite edges and stick them together. Stick it carefully so that it does not come out on its own. After sticking the edges, your lamp is made. 

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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper

Now you need to make a handle for your lamp. Cut a thin piece of paper and stick it to the top of your lamp. With the help of your parents, you can put a well-connected bulb to light your lamp. 

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How to Make Lanterns from Waste Paper
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