(Closed) White Paper Lanterns and Chinese Customs- Please help!

posted 9 years ago in Decor
Post # 3
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

I’m not sure what you were planning, but could you light them up with colored christmas lights instead of white ones? I thionk you could use green or even mix in some red one for a cool effect. I found this picture that makes it look like you can get colored lights for the inside that would dramatically change the look.

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Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

Spray paint.  We bought white ones for my sisters shower and we spray painted them purple….they looked great!

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Wow!  100 white paper lanterns?  My mom would have thrown a fit!

Definitely a good idea to paint them.  Have you thought of applying paint with a large sponge?  That way there will be some texture, but not as gunky as actual paint.  You could do it with very little paint probably. 

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