How to Make Jack O’ Lantern Paper Lanterns

How to Make Jack O’ Lantern Paper Lanterns

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How could you not with all of the Halloween hype buzzing around town? Don’t be fooled, Halloween isn’t just one day, you can celebrate it for the entire month. So indulge yourself by eating way too much candy and watching every Halloween movie that’s ever existed.

They only scary thing about these Jack O' Lantern paper lanterns are how easy they are to make! They look fun during the day and especially amazing at night. Light the night with Jack O'Lantern paper lanterns by putting a candle or tea light inside. Place them on your dinning table or put them in your windows for trick or treaters to see. You can even make several of these paper lanterns and  make a garland out of them.

DIY Jack O'Lantern Paper Lanterns ... and Frankenstein!

Paper Jack O Lantern and Frankenstein

What You'll Need

Black Linen Paper

Orange & Green Cardstock Paper

Scissors

Step #1

Fold an orange sheet of paper in half

Orange sheet of paper folded in half

Step #2

Cut slits in the middle of your folded paper

Scissors, orange paper cut

Step #3

Open your paper and fold it vertically, then tape the sides

Crafter's Note: I made two paper lanterns and put one inside of the bigger one for a sturdier lantern. You can use one though!

Paper unfolded

Step #4

Use black paper to make triangle eyes and a creepy mouth. Then tape of glue it onto your lantern.

Completed paper Jack O Lantern and Frankenstein

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