Prepare for the summer – we will give you a quick tutorial for a DIY garden lantern with the kids. This idea will surely give much pleasure to the children – and is quite cheap. You can hang this decoration over the garden table and accentuate it. If you are after fresh decoration ideas for a kids birthday party, you can use this well. For the colorful lanterns you will need the following materials / and of course the help of the children – the more, the merrier / – Lantern / white, the basic model / iridescent water colors in gold, silver, or bronze shade, water colors and a simple spray bottle / optional /.
DIY Garden lantern – step by step instructions for colorful garden decorations
If you have all the materials already, you can start making the lantern. You can change the children into their play clothes – they will surely get to stain their clothes and water color can be washed off only with difficulty. Follow the DIY Garden lantern instructions. First apply a thin layer of bronze, gold or silver iridescent water color on the lanterns / like shown on the pictures /. Let this dry. When the spray is dry, the children can still spray the lamps with water colors. Alternatively, you can paint the lantern.
DIY Garden lantern – practical and beautiful garden decorations
Apart from this simple idea for a DIY Garden lantern, we offer some alternatives for original garden decorations that you can create with the help of the children again. Here are some original proposals – cut out paper butterflies and paste them on the lantern. If you are ready for crafting a lantern with lace, it will look romantic – perfect for a wedding in vintage style, for example – or for a child’s birthday! For a garden with a rustic look, you can easily hang the lantern on a tree branch. You can finish the lantern with water color paint and add accents with several different colors. Get inspired by these creative suggestions – maybe you will find the right design for you.
Lantern craft – the materials
Spray the lantern with water color
Quick instructions – photo gallery
Colorful pink purple lanterns
Fun leisure activity for young children
The result – colorful lanterns
The result – beautifully decorated garden party
Garden decoration idea for a family celebration
Paper lanterns for kids birthday
Rustic lantern – hang on a tree branch
Creative lighting for the garden
Lantern in vintage style
Garden lantern with lace
Romantic mood in the garden
Romantic lanterns for a summer wedding