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Festive Lantern

Other Products: Finnabair Mechanicals; Kaisercraft MDF Lantern; Fairy Lights to mount inside the lantern. Distress Inks ink Peeled Paint and Aged Mahogany; Deco Art Chalk Paint and Wax; small metal bells; glue gloss. 

Watch this tutorial for tips on using the Festive Holly collection

Instructions: To view a close up photo of this lantern click here. Cover two top pieces of lantern with paper prior to assembly, will make it much easier. Just place down on paper in collection and trace, cut out with scissors and adhere to top as shown. Place light battery box on inside of the roof of lanter allowing the fairy lights to dangle down, set it so you have access to change the batteries. Assemble the MDF lantern and paint with Deco Art Chalk Paint; when dry, go over edges and desired Area with the Deco Art Wax. 

In meantime stamp and cut all your embellishments. Cut 4 sets of Sparkling Poinsettia with leaves; cut 20 sets of mini poinsettia stamp and cut a set of mittens; wreath; stamp and die cut the Sleigh Bells image from Holly Jingle set; cut out festive holly 4 times. Stamp and Color all images using Aged Mahogany and Peeled Paint. Place pollens in center of poinsettias. Assemble Sleigh Bells by placing bells on stamped bell image and build holly and poinsettia around on either side of lantern edges as shown.

Place all larger Sparkling poinsettias on top of lantern and build the bottom area by beginning with the long vine image from Celebrate the season. Adhere this to the long window areas of lantern and place poinsettias on top as shown. Place wreath and mittens on door of lantern. Detail all stamped images with frosting powder and or crystal clear. Adhere to lantern as you desire until you have achieved the look you want. Last step is to create look like snow by using Dries White and Crystal clear. Place so it hangs over top edge, on frame of windows and base.

Created By: Karan Gerber

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