this cool looking cardboard tube lantern can be made by anyone, all you need is a left over cardboard tube, pva glue, an exacto or a craft knife, tracing paper, a pencil, paint, a paint brush, scissors, duct tape, some string,  an led flashlight ( or any other kind of flash light as long as it fits in the tube, a pencil and some time.
Remember to put your flashlight in to the tube before doing any of the following steps so that you know where you can cut your design out!

Step 1: paint it

 paint the cardboard tube any color you want, although i recommend blue or black, as it isnt very visible in the dark. let the paint dry and get your exacto knife ready.

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