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How To Make Ohp Sheet Lanterns

Sept. 28, 2018
You Will Need:

Fevicryl Water Based Glass Colours Kit, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, OHP Sheets, Ruler, Pencil, Half Imperial Sheet of Golden Card Paper, Paper Cutter, Golden Coloured Thread, Colourful Wooden Beads, Ornamental Stones (Light Pink and White, Small Sized), Scissors, Colour Palette, Water Container

Description :
Make this beautiful Lantern DIY this Diwali! Diwali without Kandil is like a body without its soul. This auspicious festival is itself is named as festival of lights where our homes and streets are decorated with illuminous and creative lanterns. So come, let us make this super easy lantern using paper craft idea and kids will also love doing this.

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STEP 1 : Getting started
• Take golden coloured card paper. • Mark and cut the two rectangles measuring 11” x 8” in size. Make sure that you will leave 1” gap further for sticking on both the rectangles.
STEP 2 : Drawing the design on the paper
• Take the cutouts of the rectangles and draw the zig- zag pattern on it by leaving ½” border from all the sides. Refer to the image
STEP 3 : Cutting the paper design
• Cut and remove the triangles which are in between the zig zag pattern with paper cutter.
STEP 4 : Folding
• Fold the two cut out design rectangles on folding lines. • Refer to the image.
STEP 5 : Filling Glass Colours
• Take an OHP sheet, and paint the same zig-zag pattern with water based glass colours of your choice. • We have taken tomato red 851, pink 856 and orange 860. • Let it dry.
STEP 6 : Assembly of the lantern
• After drying stick the painted OHP from the one side of the card paper cut out with Fabric Glue. • Let it dry.
STEP 7 : Gluing the Lantern
• Join and stick two rectangles together to form the rectangular box shape using Fabric Glue. • Leave it to dry.
STEP 8 : Making Tassels
• Take the golden thread and wooden beads. Pass the thread through the beads to make the beautiful strands to dangle the lantern. • You will need 4 such strands of beads. • Stick the thread inside the rectangular lantern at four corners with Fabric Glue or punch holes on four sides to tie the threads. • Attach the golden tassels towards the end of the lantern to the thread to secure the ends.
STEP 9 : Embellishing the lantern.
• Decorate the lantern by sticking the pink and white ornamental stones with Fabric Glue. • Leave it to dry completely.