When you want to make a easy Chinese lantern, you’ll find the traditional materials of lanterns were not very easy be prepared. Today I’ll show you how to use paper cups which were in everybody’s home to make a Chinese red lantern.
Materials: Paper cup, red paint, plastic rod, red cotton thread
Tools: Brushes, scissors
Step 1: According to pictures, cut paper cups
Step 2: The paper cup was cutted finished
Step 3: Trim the upper edge of the paper cup
Step 4: Use another paper cup to make the lantern lid
Step 5: Use red cotton thread through the center of the lantern’s lid and bottom
Step 6: Stick lid and bottom with a red narrow strip of paper;
Step 7: Use red pigment to change the color of paper to red
Step 8: Use the cutted paper to make the tassel
Step 9: Assembled the parts of lantern
Now, your Chinese red lantern is finished, do you think it’s very easy?