Turn an ordinary paper lantern into a beautiful table centerpiece, and bring a soft, delightful glow to your unique wedding party!
Paper lanterns are fun and vibrant party accessories, but we're taking them to the next level with this creative centerpiece idea! You can easily turn lanterns into gorgeous vases with this tutorial. This DIY centerpiece allows you to mix and match colors to coordinate with your wedding, plus, guests will never guess how easy and affordable these centerpieces were for you to make. When filled with flowers, a paper lantern vase makes for such an elegant presentation, sure to be a showstopper at your next event or wedding.
What you need:
- Paper lanterns (includes wire frame) - we used 8" chocolate
- 16 oz Plastic Cups
- Flowers - we used a mix of cream and eggplant colored blooms
Step 1: Take the paper lantern and bend wire circles at the top of the lantern up. Place a 16 oz plastic cup inside.
Step 2: Bend the circles back down and insert the wireframe around the plastic cup. Use a pitcher to fill the cup with water.
Step 3: Arrange the flowers to your liking, and your centerpiece is complete!
Smarty Party Tip: You may want to assemble centerpieces on the table you plan to display them on so they stay upright.