Table lantern for Halloween

Scary-beautiful Halloween decoration to make yourself

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For the planned Halloween party or the themed decoration of the home four walls Do not miss a scary-beautiful Halloween lantern. Creepy decoration supports in a very own way the dark atmosphere in the Halloween night.

We offer you an alternative to the usual pumpkins for the scary night. With rust-orange cans you can Decoration easy, fast and inexpensive make your own.

You can also use colorful tracing paper color coordinated and at the same time individual table lanterns create.

In the following crafting instructions you will learn how to look rusty cans and construction paper fast and inexpensive decoration can tinker for Halloween.

A little tip: Leaves, branches, acorns and chestnuts brought along by the forest walk provide decorative support for the dim and warm light.

Make Halloween lantern from tin cans

material list

  • Different sized tin cans
  • felt-tip pen
  • Newsprint to underlay
  • drilling machine
  • Spray cans with different shades of orange

Work carefully

Especially old tin cans can have sharp edges. Therefore, always be careful when crafting.

Step 1: Record holes

On a previously cleaned old can is drawn a face with the felt-tip pen - You can orientate yourself to the scary-spooky pumpkin-faces. It is important that the points are not too close to each other.

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Step 1: Record holes

2nd step: drill holes

With the drill and a three or four-millimeter metal drill are attached to the Marked points carefully holes drilled in the box.

To get a consistent picture, the Distance between two points about the diameter of the holes correspond.

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2nd step: drill holes

3rd step: Dye can

The can is sprayed with different shades of orange - that's how it is created rusty appearance.

after the Color is dried, one can try on further doses, which later filled with small and large candles, provide a dim and scary atmosphere.

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3rd step: Dye can

For security reasons, the Cans placed on a heat-resistant lower surface become. Burning candles can make the tin cans very hot.

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Finished are the eerily beautiful lanterns

Table lantern for Halloween

Make a luminous Halloween lantern for the table decoration

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Halloween lantern made of paper

The Halloween night is considered a turmoil in which especially children like to dress and pull around the houses to trick or treating to collect.

Witches, bats, pumpkins and scary houses are among the central symbols of Halloween.

On Halloween parties or as a decoration of the home four walls may a scary-beautiful Halloween lantern with creepy symbols therefore not missing.

material list

  • Black construction paper
  • Colorful tracing paper (or rainbow paper) in size A5
  • scissors
  • Glue
  • pencil
  • Tealight and fire

Crafting instructions for a table lantern made of construction paper

Step 1

First, draw a scary house after yours own ideas with pencil on the black construction paper.

Let your imagination with you Run free and add scary trees added. Other Illustrations, such as a witch on her broom or a bat, in addition, draw on the construction paper and also cut it out.

2nd step

Put the cut out Parts then centered on the colored tracing paper and stick it on it.

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Cut out pictures

3rd step

Finally, form the translucent paper with the glued-on items into a lantern by inserting the two Roll up the shorter ends of the paper and stick together.

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Glue the illustrations onto the transparent paper

Your Halloween lantern made of paper is ready!

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