In a bowl, combine Mod Podge® and icing colouring, using more or less colouring depending on desired shade.
Apply to the outside of your Mason jar with foam brush. Let dry completely. Add another coat if you would like your jar to be less transparent.
To make the wire handle, start by cutting out a 60.9 cm (24") piece of wire. Fold in half.
Wrap open ends around jar.
Twist remaining wire together, creating handle.
Bring wire ends together at one side and twist closed.
Add embellishments to lantern by adding stickers, burlap or jewellery.