Summers are here and so is the party season. If you are also planning to host a summer party for your friends or kids then our simple and economic summer party ideas will definitely be a great help. One of the most visible things in a party is decorations. However, you can get ample decoration items in market but nothing can beat the pleasure of a handmade decoration.
Lanterns are an adorable decorations be it a birthday party, anniversary celebrations, or a fun gathering at home they make an eye catchy decorations. So, this time let us decorate the party venue with handmade geometric lanterns.
- Tissue paper (any color as per the party theme)
- Fishing line
- Double-stick tape
Step 1: Take two sheets and unfold your tissue paper. Then, Fold in half length-wise.
Step 2: Now, fold the tissue paper in accordion style in three quarter of an inch increment.
Step 3: To make lanterns of varied size, trim the open edges shorter.
Step 4: Make sure the center fold line faces down as shown in the picture. Then, carefully open while keeping the two sheets layered on each other.
Step 5: Secure one end back together in an accordion style.
Step 6: Thread a medium size needle with a strip of fishing line (approx 12 inches long). Pass the needle through the entire gather carefully and bind both ends together to make a circle.
Step 7: Fiddle with the folds so that they can be evenly dispersed and then secure it with a knot.
Step 8: Repeat the process on the other end.
Step 9: Layer the two edges together in the center using a piece of double stick tape.
Step 10: Gently press with your fingers to shape up crease lines.
Repeat the process and make as much as you want. You can choose colors which best represent summers like soft yellow, mint green, aqua blue, strawberry pink, lavender, orange and more. Hang them; they will make delightful decorations. Enjoy your summer party!