How to make Chinese paper lanterns for the new year! Or.. cos they’re pretty!
This is from lantern-festival.com, they have some really useful stuff on there.
Materials: Paper cup, red paint, plastic rod, red cotton thread
Tools: Brushes, scissors
Step 1: According to pictures, cut paper cups
Step 2: The paper cup was cutted finished
Step 3: Trim the upper edge of the paper cup
Step 4: Use another paper cup to make the lantern lid
Step 5: Use red cotton thread through the center of the lantern’s lid and bottom
Step 6: Stick lid and bottom with a red narrow strip of paper;
Step 7: Use red pigment to change the color of paper to red
Step 8: Use the cutted paper to make the tassel
Step 9: Assembled the parts of lantern
You could use a really cool cup, like we get from trendy coffee shops here in Oz… And you could use spray paint…!!!