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Polka Dot Paper Lanterns

Decorate your patio with by taking a plain paper lantern and embellishing it with red, white, and blue. Make your outdoor space patriotic this summer for all your backyard barbecues.

At a Glance:

#5992 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Decoupage Finishes and Formulas Logo

Mod Podge ® Hard Coat, 8 oz. - CS11245

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

Paper lantern, Tissue Paper, Scissors, Paintbrush


  1. Cut circle shapes from tissue paper.
  2. Open the paper lantern and attach the metal support.
  3. Apply Mod Podge Hard Coat to the lantern, place the tissue paper onto the lantern and gently top-coat with more Mod Podge. Allow to dry.
  4. Top-coat the entire lantern with Mod Podge Hard Coat and allow to dry.
  • TIP: Make Shapes! Cut various shapes from tissue paper to make a custom look. Flowers for summer or spiders for Halloween!

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.