Diwali Lantern Ideas : How to Make a Easy Lantern for This Diwali!

That time of the year is back when there are lights and lanterns adorning and embellishing houses everywhere. Yes! The first thing that comes to mind with Diwali is Lanterns.  It’s shiny, glowing and glittering on Diwali everywhere. When you can make sweets at home, decorate coloured diyas in your home have you ever thought of making your own Lantern? Today we are going to give you easy Diwali lantern ideas for decorate and enjoy your festive season…

Diwali Lantern Ideas

We give you here best Diwali Lantern Ideas & will help you make the best Diwali Lantern using your own imagination and giving your Diwali decorations an added personal touch.

Material Required DIY Lantern

  • Thermocol Sheet
  • Thread
  • Needle
  • Cutter
  • Glitter
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Scale
  • Handmade glitter paper
  • Decorative Lights

Diwali Lantern Ideas : Step by Step Procedure for Making Lantern

Step 1-

Take a thermocol sheet and cut out the strips of width 3cm and take full length of the thermocol(Recommended- 45cm).

Step 2-

Slice the strips from the middle into two halves.

Step 3-

Take a needle with thread and make a stack of a few strips of thermocol.

Step 4-

Now pass the needle through the bunch of thermocol, at the start of the thermocol stack. This is one end of the thermocol strips.

Step 5-

Continue the same thread and start sewing another end, the other tip where the ends of the thermocol strips are clutched together.

Step 6-

Stretch and give the thermocol strips a curved shape, like that of a conch.

Step 7-

Arrange the strips in a shell like structure. Keep in mind that it should appear as if the above strip is overlapping the one below it.

Step 8:-

Line the edges of the thermocol strips with glitter and give it a decorative look. You can stick coloured stones and stickers to add more charm.

Step 9-

Now the last step is cutting a triangle-edged strip out of the glitter handmade paper. Keep the dimensions of the strip 3×20 cm.

Step 10-

Apply glue on this glitter strip and stick it around the base of the lamp to give it the feel of Diwali place the decorative light in the lamp.

And there you have! Your beautiful and glowing DIY Diwali Lantern is absolutely ready to adorn your house this festive season. Get ready to receive compliments for your talent from the Diwali guests and visitors as your DIY Diwali Lantern Ideas catch everyone’s eye!

DIY Christmas Crafts : How to Make Unique Paper Lantern Step by Step…

Paper lanterns look so attractive when you see them hanging in the shops. Decorative pieces hanging here and there definitely seek our attention. Why not stop admiring the shop ones and make a homemade DIY Christmas crafts which you can use for decorations. Never wondered about it?

Well, we will make a simple yet unique paper lantern which will have an altogether different look. It is in the form of a shell and is easy to make.

DIY Christmas Crafts - Paper Lantern

Things Needed For Making DIY Christmas Crafts

Diy lantern

  • Colour paper
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Needle
  • Thread

Step By Step Procedure

Step 1

  • We will take 2 coloured sheets of different colours: one yellow in colour and the other a dark green sheet to give contrast colours.
  • On the green sheet, use a scale for measuring 2 cm and mark the points.
  • Throughout the green sheet, mark points at a distance of 2 cm at opposite ends of the sheet throughout.
  • Draw lines joining these 2 points. You need to draw lines throughout the sheet.

Paper shell lantern diy

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Step 2

  • Mark points again of 1 cm distance on the lines such that the strips will decrease in size.

Paper shell lantern inner images

  • Cut out the strips of different length and keep these strips aside.
  • Follow the procedure with the yellow sheets as well and keep the yellow strips aside.

Diy paper lantern

Step 3

  • Take both the green and yellow strips and place it alternatively one after the other.

Diy shell lantern

  • Use a thread and needle and stitch the alternative strips together.

Diy paper shell lantern

  • Fold the strips together and stitch them, repeat the process similarly with 3-4 strips every time and stitch the whole of it.

Diy handmade lantern

  • Apply some glue and paste the strips in the form of a shell.

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  • For hanging the lantern, take a long thread and stitch the thread from within so that you can hang it easily.

Paper shell diy

The unique lantern is now ready to use!!

The shell pattern lantern not only looks amazing but unique as well. You can prepare this lantern easily and showcase it in the front door.

Invite your friends and relatives and flaunt the beautiful lantern. You will indeed earn appreciation for the beautiful shell lantern.

Have a look at this step by step video tutorial for making Unique Paper Lantern!

Happy crafting!!

Wall Hanging : Amazing Handmade Decoration Ideas!

Walls are an important component of any house and it is equally important to decorate them. No one likes empty walls. There are several decorative items available in the market such as wall paintings, wall decals and stickers, wall hangings etc which can be used to decorate the walls. Wall hangings look attractive and give the walls a unique look. These wall hangings can be easily prepared at home using your creativity. Below is one such elegant wall hanging which can be used as a home decor.

Wall Hanging

Things Required

Things need for quilling wall hanging

  • Cardboard
  • Scissors
  • Quilling needle
  • Quilling strips (pink, navy blue, yellow and blue)
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Craft glue
  • Satin ribbon
  • Decorative pearls
  • Lighter
  • Tweezers
  • Plain paper
  • Glue stick
  • Glue gun

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Step by Step Procedure to Make Decorative Wall Hanging for Christmas Decoration!

Step 1-

  • Take the navy blue quilling strip.
  • Use a quilling needle to make a loose coil from the strip.
  • Seal the ends using glue.
  • Use your fingers to give it the shape of a leaf.
  • Take a pink strip and wrap it around the blue leaf to form a dual coloured leaf.
  • Make several such leaves and keep it aside.

Diy quilling home decor

Step 2-

  • Take a yellow and blue quilling strip.
  • Join the ends of both the strip.
  • Use a quilling needle to form a tight coil.
  • Ensure that the yellow strip forms the inner portion of the coil and the blue strips surround the same.
  • With your finger, gently push the yellow coil so that it pops out slightly.
  • Prepare several such coils and keep aside.

Diy quilling decor

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Step 3-

  • Draw a circle on the cardboard using a pencil and a round object.
  • With the help of scissors cut out the circle and keep it aside.
  • Take a plain sheet and draw another circle of the same dimension, similar to the cardboard.
  • Paste the paper circle on the cardboard.

Cardboard decor

  • Draw an inner circle on the cardboard using a pencil.

Quilling crafts

  • Paste the dual coloured leaf on the outer edges of the circle.

Quilling diy home decor

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Step 4-

  • Take 4 pink quilling strips.
  • Join the strips end to end.
  • Now measure the inner circle on the cardboard with this quilling strip and roll the same to form a circle.
  • Seal the edges using glue.
  • Paste this pink circle on the inside of the leaf arrangement.

Quilling diy decor

  • Paste the blue and yellow small coils on the inside of this pink circle.
  • Again make a smaller pink circle and paste it on the inside portion of the dual coloured coils.

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Step 5-

  • Now take the satin ribbon measuring 2.5*2.5cm in dimension.
  • Cut it into equal pieces of this measurement.
  • Burn the ribbon strands using a lighter.

Quilling diy wall hanging

  • Fold the ribbon pieces into triangular shape.
  • Fold it 3 times to obtain the shape of the petal.
  • Burn and seal one of the edges. Cut the base of the petal and seal it completely.
  • Make several such petals.

Quilling diy wall decor

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Step 6-

  • Paste these ribbon petals on the innermost surface of the cardboard leaving the centre blank.
  • In the centre stick the yellow and blue coloured coils.
  • Decorate the petals using decorative pearls on each of the petals.

Quilling home decor diy

Step 7-

  • We will now make a paper loop which can be used to hang the decorative piece.
  • Take 4 blue strips and stick one another at their ends.
  • Roll it around a circular object.
  • Seal the ends using craft glue.
  • Use your fingers to give it a triangular shape.

Quilling wall decor diy

  • Paste this triangular loop at the back of the circular cardboard.

Diy quilling wall decor

Your wall hanging is now ready to use. You can use this wall hanging to decorate the walls of your living room or bedroom. It is easy to make and gives an altogether unique look to the walls. Hope you enjoyed making this craft. The video of this wonderful wall hanging is available in the link: https://youtu.be/25j42GVLi_4

Here is the step by step video tutorial on how to make this amazing wall hanging for Diwali decoration!

Happy crafting!!