How to Add Light to a Chinese Paper Lantern?

Answer Chinese lanterns can give any room or outdoor space a cozy feeling with their calm, diffused light. Since they're usually bright colors and often come painted with celestial designs, Asian characte... Read More »

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How to Make a Chinese Paper Lantern?

On the fifteenth day of the first month of the Chinese calendar (the last day of the Chinese New Year), the Lantern Festival is celebrated, and it's a time to decorate with lanterns of all kinds. K... Read More »

How to Make a Paper Lantern for Chinese New Year?

The Lantern Festival is said to signal the end of the Chinese New Year celebration, according to the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University. Lanterns were historically said to have... Read More »

Can I paint a Chinese lantern?

Different types of paint can be used to paint Chinese lanterns. Tempera or acrylic is the best option to paint designs or to change the paper color. If using spray paint, apply it thinly to allow l... Read More »

What is a Chinese lantern party?

A Chinese lantern party receives its name from the lanterns released by the guests at the end of the evening. Chinese lanterns look like tiny hot-air balloons. They are made out of rice paper, and... Read More »