Minnie’s Masquerade Paper Lanterns ~ Summer Craft

Minnie's Masquerade Paper Lanterns ~ Summer Craft 1
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You can make these adorable lanterns to bring some magic to any room or gathering place! Here’s how you make them!
What You’ll Need
Regular paper or cardstock
Scissors
Glue or double-sided tape
How To Make It
  • Instructions (Short Round Lantern): Print the template on regular paper or cardstock and cut out the pieces.
  • Fold all tabs C and B along the dashed lines.
  • Starting from left to right, glue all tabs A to the back of their corresponding sides. Close off the shape of the lantern by gluing the final three A tabs.
  • Glue all tabs B to the back of their corresponding sides. Glue all tabs C to the back of their corresponding sides.
  • Use a small hole punch to make two holes at the top where indicated by a dark circle and tie string to each hole. You can hang a single lantern, or tie many of them to a long string for a dangling string of lanterns.
  • Instructions (Tall Thin Lantern): Print the template on regular paper or cardstock and cut out the pieces.
  • Make all folds along the dashed white lines away from you.
  • Glue all tabs A to the back of their corresponding sides. Glue the last two tabs A to the back of their corresponding sides to close off the shape.
  • To attach the lantern top, fold along all dashed lines away from you. Glue the end tab to the back of the corresponding side to complete the loop. Now glue the top 6 tabs to the inside of the top of the lantern.
  • 10 Use a small hole punch to make two holes at the top where indicated by a dark circle and tie string to each hole. You can hang a single lantern, or tie many of them to a long string for a dangling string of lanterns.

Idea and pic courtesy of Disney Family!

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Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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