Home and Garden Decor Inspiration: How to Make a Breathtaking Lantern

Sometimes, you need a fast and easy DIY idea you can throw together at home. We’ve all been there. It could be for a special occasion or to brighten a corner in your home or garden. Lanterns are an old favorite in the DIY world. Now, there are new ideas and simplified guides to help you create something stunning at the drop of a hat. We’ve sourced the most inspiring creative ideas and compiled them here for easy reference.

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Waste Not, Want Not - A Lantern DIY

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Paper Lanterns Gently Steal the Show

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Paper Lanterns That Will Take Your Breath Away

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Water Bottle Lantern DIY (in Under 2 Hours)

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Stained-Glass Lanterns: Vibrant Inside & Out

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Decorative Glass Lantern; 15-Minute DIY Project!

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Picture Perfect Lantern Gifting Ideas

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A Jack O’ Lantern DIY Using Mason Jars? Yes!

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