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Handmade Paper Lanterns

Hi Friends,

A trip to homecenter wanted me to rush back home and try out an idea which had clicked me which checking out the home decor items in there.
I was hooked on to a table lamp with pierced holes and it was too good to look at. I thought about my own version of lalterns and table tops for candles for all types of occasions, be it B'day parties, candle light dinners or simply for a relaxed evening with some good soothing music and colored light emancipating from the cute candle holders.

Here's what I diged at making as soon as I was home and I simply loved making these.

I made a parsley on one and a flower shape on the other, and this flower shape happens to be of one of the stamps set I got. I simple love this one :)










Don't they look cute ??/


They can really jazz up your living space.. and with awesome bright full colors, they are a sure winner..



One good thing is that there can be various colors embedded with the candle flames playing with the base colors..



Here's another shot of them glowing :) I'm sure in love with them. The good thing is they can also be converted into lanterns and a small colored/simple bulb can replace the candle :) Will not that be one of the awesome thing to jazz up a living space with?



PS: If these posts inspire you to bring out the creative best in you, that would be the bestest thing that will happened to you, and I'll be flattered. But, kindly do respect the hard work and thoughts that goes into these works and please give a direct link to my work when you are inspired by mine. Thanks!!!

Love!!
Manu

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  1. Very nice... love the parsley design very much..

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  2. wow manu...reaaalllyyyy dazzling....looks so beautiful...so bight colors n liked both the designs.

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  3. wow manu...reaaalllyyyy dazzling....looks so beautiful...so bright colors n liked both the designs.

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  4. wow, what an amazing project Manu. I am definitely going to make these...!!!
    Thanks for the inspiration.

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  5. This is awesome. which paper have you used Manu for this? and also thank u Manu for joining my blog, I was just going thru' your blog and admiring all the lovely things you have created. I have just started dabbling in crafts as I got the quilling bug some time back. I craft for my son's school projects and do mainly recycled/altered projects.

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