Rice Paper Lanterns
All levels | 24 min 33 sec
Create Light Bulb Socket and Prep Shade Materials
Decorate Lamp Shade
Assemble and Finish Lamp
Learn how to make and customize your own rice paper lanterns to add color and pop to any room or party. Heather walks you through simple wiring, along with how to decorate your lanterns and assemble them. Don’t forget to add a cute, functional pull chain to complete the scene. Rice paper lanterns emit an ethereal, delicate glow – but the lanterns are remarkably durable.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • lock nut
  • 1.5" threaded rod (R3201)
  • washer lock (R3110)
  • washer (R3105)
  • hex nut brass (R3001)
  • 25-45 watt lightbulb
  • Phillips head screwdriver
  • socket (R2025)
  • washer top wire ring with 1/2" recess fitter (Choose your size)
  • round bottom wire lampshade ring (same size as top ring)
  • paper scissors
  • sharp paring knife
  • embroidery needle
  • 8' clear silver cord set (R6004)
  • foam brushes
  • paint
  • embroidery floss
  • beads
  • 15-inch calligraphy rice paper
  • clear drying glue
  • potatoes
Learn how to:
  • Make and customize your own rice paper lanterns
  • Add color and designs to your lantern
  • Apply simple wiring

What you'll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on making rice paper lanterns
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by designer Heather Ross
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Diane Kirtley
so very cute.
December 26, 2022
Deirdre Embree
Great class!
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rebecca bressani
sweet, loved the background while learning.
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