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Create a lantern that fits any decor or holiday with this easy DIY
Turn an ordinary lantern into something that fits any decor or season. Use battery operated candles in the finished project.

Posted by Virginia B. from Fayetteville, Georgia, United States • Published See Virginia B.'s 8 projects »
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  • How to make a lantern. Ikea Lantern Makeover - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start with any lantern.

  • How to make a lantern. Ikea Lantern Makeover - Step 2
    Step 2

    Paint the lantern to match your theme with enamel or chalk paint.

  • How to make a lantern. Ikea Lantern Makeover - Step 3
    Step 3

    Separate the layers of the napkins until you have just the top layer. Add ModPodge to the glass in the lantern, place the napkin over the glass, then add another layer of ModPodge.

  • How to make a lantern. Ikea Lantern Makeover - Step 4
    Step 4

    Use a battery operated candle with the lantern.

  • How to make a lantern. Ikea Lantern Makeover - Step 5
    Step 5

    Lanterns can be created to fit any season.

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