Make Traditional Lantern

How To : Make a traditional German balloon lantern

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a balloon lantern. The materials required for this project are: balloons, lantern paper, wallpaper paste, bowl and scissors. Begin by ripping the paper into small pieces and place it into the bowl. Then shake the bowl and blow ...more

How To : Make a traditional Chinese paper lantern

Supplies1.20-35 square papers (all the same size)2.stapler STEPS1. Start with a square piece of paper2. fold the square in half so that you now have a rectangular shape. crease and then unfold3. Fold all four corner into the creased line you just made. The top and bottom of yo ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : LUMINARIA

Scrabble Bingo of the Day: LUMINARIA [n] A votive candle set into a small, decorative paper bag weighted down with sand and placed in a row with others along a walkway, driveway, or rooftop as a holiday decoration. They are most popular in New Mexico and in neighboring southw ...more

Link Roundup : 15 Guides To Pumpkin Carving

Halloween just isn't Halloween without Jack O'Lanterns. Below, anything and everything you need to know on the art of pumpkin carving. 1. Prepare a Pumpkin for Carving Serious Eats' video demonstration is for true novices: "This video is for you unlucky souls who never got t ...more

How To : Celebrate Toro Nagashi

Learn how to celebrate Toro Nagashi, also known as lantern offering: the traditional Buddhist rite that honors the dead. This particular ceremony takes place in Hawaii.

How To : Origami a lantern or Japanese cup

Watch this instructional origami video to fold an origami lantern or Japanese cup. These visual guidelines will help you through some of the more difficult folds. This origami project is a more abstract traditional Japanese design. It makes a lovely ornament or necklace pendant.

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