A doily lantern is an elegant way to turn any room into a beautiful haven. These lanterns can be expensive and hard to make, but luckily for us a DIYer found a simple way to do it!
Just imagine having one of these in your room at home. A doily lantern is the ultimate piece of home décor and now you can finally have one. This is sure to impress your guests and brighten up your home. It still requires some time and a little luck, but it is better than buying one!
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For this DIY Doily Lantern project, you will need:
- A balloon
- Petroleum jelly
- A mixing bowl
- A paint brush
- A mixing spoon
- A measuring spoon
- Elmer’s glue
- A straight pin
- A light kit
I know that sounds like a lot, but this doily lantern is totally worth it.
When inserting the light bulb, make sure you have one that doesn’t burn too hot, so you don’t ruin your creation!
If you want to make this lantern for yourself, check out the video below for step by step instructions.
Find other DIY projects using balloons here.