(Closed) Paper lanterns, and is there any way to search the boards?

posted 11 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Post # 4
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Bee Keeper

On your lantern dilemma:

We used lanterns at a college party once.  The fastes way to hang them is to pre-string all the supporting lines on the canopy.  (Like the day before if they’ll let you.)  Then use christmas ornament hooks (from a craft store like Michaels), attach them to all the lanterns before you get there.  Then when you get there, just hook the lantern, and bend the hooks so they don’t fall off.  As far as tangling the lanterns, we didn’t have the lanterns attached to the bulbs when we transported them.  We got to the restaurant and attached the lanterns to the bulb strings there.

Post # 6
27 posts
  • Wedding: September 2009

We have the same problem.  We want to hang lanterns over the tables in our reception venue.  But we only have a few hours to do so.  So my plan is to make Paper Lanter Mobiles!  We want to have 5 lanterns over each of our 15 tables.  My plan is to make a mobile for each table, so instead of having to hang 75 lanterns the day of, we only have to hang 15 mobiles.  I don’t know if this will help with what your vision is, but I figured I would pass it along.

Post # 8
69 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

i heard of using fishing line on each lantern to hang from the ceiling. would that work?

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