Ruffled Party Lanterns

Ruffled Party Lantern

What You'll Need:

Plastic Tablecloth
Paper Lantern
Hot Glue

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 25 Minutes

How to Make Ruffled Party Lanterns

You'll love this ruffled, festive twist on paper lanterns! Making these simple, affordable lanterns is so much fun you won't be able to make just one! Make yours in varying shades of any hue, or create a vibrant mix of colors.
  • 1 Cut folded tablecloth

    Cut a folded tablecloth into 7" strips.

  • 2 Cut strips

    Cut 1/2" strips, 4" in length along a long edge up to 1/2" before the edge.

  • 3 Open & stretch

    Open the strips and gently stretch.

  • 4 Glue to paper lantern

    Using a low-temperature hot glue gun, attach the ruffled strips to the lantern beginning at the top and working your way around to the bottom.