These can go on a flat surface or be placed on a wall. Great for events, dinners, parties, weddings, or children's crafts.
The magnets are used to hold the LED in place as well as attach the lantern to a metal surface. You can substitute tape in place if you are not using magnets.
Find a work surface and prepare your lantern parts:
- 2 Rare Earth Magnets
- 1 3V Through-hole LED - any color or type
- 1 Peice of paper
- 1 CR2032 Coin Cell Battery
Step 1: Tape Magnets to Paper
Step 2: Taping the Paper
Tape the seam in the middle of the lantern.
Step 3: Lighting Up the LED
You can also use tape to hold it in place.
Step 4: Placing the LED Inside Lantern
The magnet will hold the LED in place.
If you aren't using magnets, use tape to hold the light in place.
Step 5: Admire Your Lantern
You can also use synthetic paper, which is more durable and is waterproof.
You can reuse your LED and lantern forever, your batteries can be brought to any electronics store to be recycled.