How-To: Upcycled Cardboard Lanterns

Craft & Design Paper Crafts


Have a stack of cardboard boxes leftover from holiday gift orders? Turn that trash into unexpectedly lovely pieces of home decor with this upcycled cardboard lantern tutorial that Rachel from Handmade Charlotte shared on the Etsy blog.


It’s amazing what a little bit of paint and tissue paper can do!

Ready to give it a try? Click here to see how it’s done.


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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