How to Make Leaf Lanterns with Wax Paper

One of the most inexpensive crafts you'll make all year! Use those extra household supplies you've got laying around the house and create a beautiful fall decoration.

You likely already own every supply you need to make these inexpensive fall crafts. Bet you'll never look at wax paper the same way again!


  • 8 wax paper sheets
  • Dried leaves
  • Scissors
  • Ironing board
  • Ironing cloth
  • Iron
  • Cutting mat
  • Washi tape
  • Votives

How To:

  1. Fold wax paper in half and cut wax paper in 8x8 inch squares.
  2. Place leaves between the folded wax paper. Cover with ironing cloth. Gently iron until wax paper seals together.
  3. Repeat to make four sides.
  4. Tape together wax paper pieces. Form the wax paper sides into a lantern.

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