Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Happy Birthday Paper Cut Lantern

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Jan 14, 2012

Happy Birthday Paper Cut Lantern

I've been working on a paper cut lantern for my mother-in-law's 92nd (!!) birthday. I plan to light it with a battery operated tealight.

Tutorial in the next post

paper cut birthday lantern

Cutting files and details in the next post.

Window shape and birds modified from Cindy's file, here. Flower motif modified from a portion of a design from here.

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Lumara said...

thank ypo!

Myrna said...

This is exquisite!!!!

Linda said...

Thats amazing and so beautiful.
huhgs Linda

Birthday Gift Ideas said...

These are really cute!This is a great idea. Thank you for sharing!

1CardCreator said...

This is awesome! Thank you so much for sharing!

Jennifer said...


It is beautiful!!! :) She is going to love it!

Thanks for taking the time to share,

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Jani Lewis said...

Love this! Great details. TFS


Linda (swtanxiety94@yahoo.com) said...

Beautiful lanterns past them on when finished. Love the concept.

1CardCreator said...

This is awesome Carole. I keep coming back for the next post, I would love to make this for my girlfriends Mom's 95th, it is truly spectacular!

Soraya said...

Oh dear! you have outdone yourself again!

Anita said...

That is incredible! Thanks for sharing, I bet she'll love it!

Annel said...

What a great card I like cards that are gifts to. Thanks