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DIY Paper Chinese Lanterns

Written by: | Published: October 30, 2019 | Updated: January 20, 2024

This Chinese paper lantern craft is a fun activity for all ages. The craft includes a free printable template you can use. Just download, print and create.

Chinese lantern craft template

This was originally a craft I created for a DIY idea site hosted by HP. You can find the tutorials on Youtube, but many of the printable templates are no longer available. So I’m sharing some of the projects I have created so you can enjoy the crafty fun.

How to Make DIY Paper Chinese Lanterns


  • Printable template
  • Paper and printer
  • Tissue paper
  • Paint and glitter (optional)
  • Scissors
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Jen is Passionate about Creativity. She is the owner and "doodle in charge" of JGoode Designs, a Denver based design studio. She is an illustrator, mixed media artist and creative lifestyle blogger. Jen has been a creative professional since 1998 but says she's been an artist since she was old enough to eat glue.

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