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How to DIY Paper Lanterns for a Minions Party

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How to Make Minions Paper Lanterns at Home

These DIY Minions Party Lanterns were Super Easy to Make with Yellow Paper Lanterns. They looked Fabulous at Donte’s Minions Themed Birthday Party. I have created a Quick Tutorial below of how to make them at Home in a couple of Easy Steps. Includes FREE Printable Minions Eyes.

What You’ll Need:

    • Yellow Paper Lanterns
    • Super Glue
    • Wide Black Satin Ribbon (about 2 inches wide)
    • Minion Eyes Template
    • Black Acrylic Paint
    • Thin Paint Brush

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Step 1:

Assemble the Yellow Paper Lantern as instructed on the Lantern packet. Usually this is done by inserting the Wire into it’s Centre.

Step 2:

Measure the Width of the paper Lantern.

Step 3:

Cut the Satin Ribbon a little bit longer than the Width of the Lantern.

Step 4:

Using Super Glue attach the Satin Ribbon to the Paper Lantern.

Step 5:

While the Glue is Drying Print out the Minion Eyes Template.

Step 6:

Cut out the Minions Eyes from the Template.

Step 7:

By now the Satin Ribbon should have dried and you can glue the Minion Eyes onto the Satin Ribbon.

Step 8:

Using Black Acrylic Paint give your Minion a Smile and some Hair and leave it to dry.

Now your Minion Lantern is complete and can be hung at your Party or even to Decorate a Minion Fan’s Bedroom!


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Katie Lynch

Katie Lynch

As the Owner of Katie J Design & Events, Katie Lynch provides Advice & DIY Tips on 'How to Create & Style an Amazing Party that Everyone Loves'. Katie shares her Easy & Affordable Party Foods, Cake Hacks, Decorating Ideas, Inspo & Photos from her 20 years of Experience as a Qualified Events Manager.

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