10 Awesome Halloween Lantern Designs You Can Make Yourself

Halloween lanterns are a must have. Halloween is just not complete without them. Of course, when you say lantern you immediately think of pumpkins but those aren’t the only designs you can use. There are tons of other ideas and numerous wonderful lanterns you can make yourself using other materials.

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For example, you can make tin can lanterns. Fill the can with water, put it in the freezer and then drill holes in it in the pattern you want. Melt the ice and paint the can.{found on jollymom}.

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To make these beautiful luminaries you need glass jars and printed images. You basically cut out the images to fit the jars, glue them on and you put tiny tea candles inside.{found on notjustdecorating}.

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These spooky candle holders are also made using glass jars. You can decorate them however you want. These have skeleton heads on them and they’re decorated with black feathers.{found on ohmy}.

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This is a decoupage project. You need black cardstock, a candle holder or a vase, decoupage glue and a craft knife. You basically decorate the candle holder with cardstock after you’ve decided on a pattern.{found on thelongthread}.

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These lanterns are funny and adorable. You can make similar ones from mason jars. You also need tissue paper, glue and a permanent marker. You put glue onto the jar then you stick the tissue paper on top. Once it’s dry, you draw the faces.{found on isavea2z}.

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Using only a marker you can also turn a milk jar into a wonderful Halloween lantern. All you need is talent.

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Paper lanterns can also be fun to make. Use double sided tape to glue the paper pieces together and yarn for the handle.{found on site}.

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Using a glass vase, some glue, white tissue paper and printed images you can make a really cool Halloween luminaire.{found on site}.

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These look just like pumpkin lanterns. Well, they’re not. They’re made of oranges and they’re lovely decorations for the table or for the mantle.{found on rebeccasdiy}.

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Remember those adorable jar lanterns? Well, these are very similar. You make them using tissue paper, glass jars, glue and markers.{found on site}.