Bucket Lanterns
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Bucket Lanterns

Use LED Tealights inside each lantern to provide hours of flameless light. To use them as path markers, put about a cup of sand in the bottom of each lantern for weight.
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
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Material List

  • Celebrate It™ Plastic Pails, Small - Clear
  • Celebrate It™ Tissue Paper - Color(s) of Choice
  • Plaid® Mod Podge®
  • Sponge Brush
  • Jute
  • Scissors
  • LED Tea Lights

Project Instructions

Step 1 Tear tissue paper into 5" or so piece, crumple and smooth out.

Step 2 Apply a coat of Mod Podge® to entire pail and cover with tissue paper. Make sure to cover up to the rim. Let dry.

Step 3 Tie jute around top of pail.

Step 4 Add LED light to pail.


Make each lantern a different color!