14 Gorgeous DIY Lanterns for Your Home

Display your candles with one of these DIY lantern ideas. If you’re looking for a way to add a little warmth and personality to your home, why not try making your own lanterns?

Lanterns are a great way to create ambiance, whether you’re setting the mood for a romantic dinner or just trying to make your living room feel cozier.

With a few basic supplies and a little creativity, you can transform any room in your house into a beautiful lantern display. Here are 14 gorgeous DIY lanterns to get you started.

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1. DIY Rustic Wood Lanterns

DIY Rustic Wood Lantern

If you’re looking for a simple DIY wood project, you will enjoy making these DIY Rustic Wood Lanterns. These lanterns make great DIY housewarming gifts.

2. Papercut Honeycomb Lanterns

Papercut Honeycomb Lanterns

Paper lanterns are a great way to add a touch of elegance to your home. You can use them for weddings or style them as a beautiful centerpiece on your dinner table. Learn how to make these Papercut Honeycomb Lanterns.

3. Pressed Flower Lanterns

Pressed Flower Lanterns

These Pressed Flower Lanterns are just incredible. The tutorial uses dried flowers that you can find on Amazon or Etsy. Of course, if you have your own pressed flowers, you can definitely use those.

4. DIY Wireless Basket Lanterns

DIY Wireless Basket Lanterns

Decorate your outdoor space with these beautiful DIY Wireless Basket Lanterns. They’re created using wicker baskets (even wicker waste baskets will work) and are so easy to make.

5. DIY Dollar Tree Lantern

DIY Dollar Tree Lantern

Use easy-to-find supplies from the dollar store to make this DIY Dollar Tree Lantern. This project is perfect for anyone who wants beautiful home decor on a budget.

6. Easy DIY Modern Farmhouse Wood Lanterns

Easy DIY Modern Farmhouse Wood Lanterns

Farmhouse style is all about creating a warm, welcoming space that feels like home. If you like the design characteristic of this style, you’ll want to make these Easy DIY Modern Farmhouse Wood Lanterns.

7. DIY Wooden Lantern (with Curved Top)

DIY Wooden Lantern (with Curved Top)

If you’ve got some scrap wood on your hands, use it to make this DIY wooden lantern. With a few basic tools, you have this project completed in about an hour. Learn how to make this DIY Wooden Lantern (with Curved Top).

8. DIY Wooden LED Lanterns

DIY Wooden LED Lanterns

If you look closely at the top portion of these lanterns, you’ll notice that they feature LED lights. Place these lanterns inside or outside of your home. Get the tutorial for these DIY Wooden LED Lanterns.

9. DIY Outdoor Lanterns

DIY Outdoor Lanterns

Jazz up your outside space with these beautiful DIY Outdoor Lanterns. They don’t have to be used only for outside either. You can also place them in your favorite area of your home.

10. How to Make a Wood Lantern

How to Make a Wood Lantern

This easy-to-follow tutorial will show you How to Make a Wood Lantern. These lanterns would look great with any home decor style.

11. Farmhouse Lantern Using Dollar Tree Plastic Fencing

Farmhouse Lantern Using Dollar Tree Plastic Fencing

Your guests won’t believe this farmhouse lantern was made using plastic fencing from the dollar store. Get the tutorial for this Farmhouse Lantern Using Dollar Tree Plastic Fencing.

12. $3 DIY Outdoor Lanterns

$3 DIY Outdoor Lanterns

Depending on the number of supplies you have available at home, you can make these DIY Outdoor Lanterns for as little as $3.

13. Trendy Decorative Lantern

Trendy Decorative Lantern

These trendy decorative lanterns are so easy to make you’re going to love them. Not only will your lantern look great in your home, but you’ll love how affordable it is to make. Get the tutorial for this Trendy Decorative Lantern.

14. Dollar Tree Wood Block Lanterns

Dollar Tree Wood Block Lanterns

These Dollar Tree wood block lanterns go great with any home decor style. Not only do they look great, but they cost just $6 to make. How amazing is that? Get the tutorial for these Dollar Tree Wood Block Lanterns.

These DIY lantern projects are simple enough that anyone can do them. So if you’re looking for a fun and attractive home decor DIY, give one of these tutorials a try.

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