How to make paper lantern(Square)

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I’ll try to provide some knowledge of lantern making. Today, we talk about How to make paper lantern(Square), the production method is similar to Chinese lanterns, if you are very good at origami, that will be very easy.

The lantern can be used as lighting in the home. To make the paper lantern,the best material is use of the polypropylene material. However, if we just want to make a little paper lanterns as decoration and embellishment, it can use paper to have a try. After all, it’s making use of origami techniques. The production process is not complicated, just few simple steps. Follow me!

An easy paper lantern

An easy paper lantern

1.At first,view picture,and mark in accordance with length and width.

How to make paper lantern step 1

How to make paper lantern step 1

2.If you use cardboard or polypropylene materials,you can use the burin to draw creases; If it is soft paper, you can use your hand to do it.

How to make paper lantern step 2

How to make paper lantern step 2

3.Continue to fold the the parallel line on other direction.

How to make paper lantern step 3

How to make paper lantern step 3

4.Flip the paper to see.

How to make paper lantern step 4

How to make paper lantern step 4

5.Fold under the red line.

How to make paper lantern step 5

How to make paper lantern step 5

6.Stick the pink section together, and along the line to let paper uneven.

How to make paper lantern step 6

How to make paper lantern step 6

7.Affix the pink  section with glue, make sure it is permanently attached.

How to make paper lantern step 7

How to make paper lantern step 7

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  1. alex452 says:

    THANKS!!!!!!! this really helped :)

  2. Hanisah says:

    Greetings,

    Are you located in singapore? Do u do demo on CNY lantern making using hangbaos?

  3. lakshmi says:

    Cool!!:-)

  4. Jiao says:

    this helped me a bunch!!! my backyard now has a chinese theme!!! you should publish more lantern ideas!!! GOOD LUCK!!! :)

  5. Suryasish says:

    this was awesome……real good one……

  6. Lindy says:

    Really awesome! Cool for my room, looks amazing at night!!! :)

  7. Bella says:

    I don’t know why, but mine look kind of “straight” and if I fold it in a circle it wouldn’t look like a lantern =)). Can you help me?

  8. terrie says:

    Great project. So simple. Great result.

  9. harshirox says:

    thx!!! this really helps becuz i have a project for art and I got extra points cuz it looked so good…
    I go to an IB middle school… so things are fun!!!(not) :)

  10. madi says:

    how do i do it

  11. Courtland says:

    How do you make one?It’s so hardddddddd

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