These lovely lanterns are sure to brighten up your house on a dark Winter night. They are easy for little ones to make and the result is beautiful.
You will need:
Glitter glue, sequins, markers and any other decorations you might like to use
Some olive oil
An empty glass jar
A battery operated tealight
Start by painting the whole piece of paper. We decided to paint our paper blue, but you can pick a different colour or even use multiple colours, too.
Let your paper dry. When it has dried use a cloth or paintbrush to paint the entire paper with olive oil. This will make your paper see-through.
Place your paper between two tea towels and iron it on a low setting to remove any excess oil. This is a step for the grown-ups, so please mind little fingers!
When you have ironed your paper you can decorate it any way you like. We decided [Read more…]