When I first saw this craft in Martha Stewart’s Living, Kalia was in the womb (kicking away, everyday, all day long… ) I saved the magazine and then added it to her nursery board on Pinterest when I saw it online.
I finally sat down to make one (only a year later after first seeing it 😉 If only I had realized how easy it was… I am using this for parties from now on!
I have never seen it on a blog or actually done, so I was a little intimidated, as my definition of easy and Martha Stewart’s definition of easy, are NOT the same.
I finished this project in less time than it took me to finish one glass of wine and an episode of The Office. It was so, so, simple!
P.S.- A-not-so-secret tip of mine: Wine + Crafting = you do not mind if it comes out crooked!
Double sided tape
Precut tissue paper circles (found here) (I used 80 for 1 lantern)
Lighting kit (if you plan on using it as light, for parties would look great with or without light kit)
Glass of wine
Easiest instructions ever-
Stick a piece of double tape on the lantern, apply one tissue paper circle.
Repeat until lantern is covered!
Check out the tutorial on Martha Stewart for 70 pictures of the process (which will take you longer to click through than the project takes!)
I just adore the way it came out. The circles are a light pink and look great both lit and unlit.
|Has a soft light at night that is perfect for bedtime reading!
The precut tissue paper circles come in a pack of 6 colors, I cannot wait to do more of these for parties. Although I used it as a light in her nursery, I think it would look great at parties, baby showers, weddings, etc.
Best of all, Kalia LOVES the light, she points at it all the time, she is so cute!
The night picture also shows another DIY for Kalia’s room that I will share later.
Although I found this in Martha Stewart Living, I will count it towards my Pinterest Project since I later pinned it!