Cut your paper to 6 x 9".
Score long edges at 1/2".
Fold back with bone folder to create bands at top and bottom of lantern. Secure with SNAIL adhesive.
Switch to cutting blade, and cut every 3/4" to create lantern side slits.
Create handle with scrap using 2 1/4 x 6" strip. Score and fold into thirds at 3/4 & 1 1/2". Secure with SNAIL adhesive.
Curve edges around and secure with sticky strip to create lantern body.
Punch hole thru handle and side of lantern to attach handle with brads. Decorate with punched accents, brads, flowers, etc.
Go make some happy little lanterns. Have a save and fun time tonight. Happy New Year's Eve. Thanks for checking this out. All the best to you and yours! Diana