Introduction: Rainbow Lanterns

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In this instructable I will show you how to make a rainbow lantern.

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What you need:

1 jelly jar

3/4" wide tape

box of water colors


wire optional

Step 1: Taping the Jar

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Tape around the jar leaving a space between the tape.

Step 2: Painting the Jar

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Paint the spaces between the tape with the watercolors. Be careful with the paint because it will come off if you rub it. Let the paint dry one day.Then take the tape off and tape the strips with the paint and paint the spaces with no paint.

Step 3: Last Step

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Put the tealight into the jar and if you want to you can put some wire around the top to hang it up.

Thanks for reading!


I Love Purple (author)2016-06-03

I love it!

Thanks for your comment

Carpenter Guy (author)2016-06-02

Soo cool!!! Thanks for sharing!

Thanks! your lantern looks great!


craft-and-crochet (author)2016-06-02

*Thumbs up*

Very cool!

I'll try it!

Thanks for your comment!

Carpenter Guy made it! (author)2016-06-02

Here is my lantern! I wanted to try yours, and it worked!

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