Paper Lantern String Lights
Paper lantern string lights are so fun and unexpected to create a look that has ancient roots and lightness of heart in its incredible simplicity. Paper lanterns emit a very dim light during the evening or night time. In more antiquated times, paper lanterns were made from rice paper, paper bags, collapsible bamboo, metal hoops covered in paper, or bamboo sticks with a candle inside. Candle lanterns were made from a metal box or a round cylinder with glass panels, with a fitted candle inside. Both types of lanterns were mainly designed with geometric shapes and their history is known to be thousands of years old. The Ancient Chinese were known to capture fireflies in transparent containers for use as lanterns for a short time, but your journey to capture this wonderful effect is just a click away and the variety is beyond your imagination.
Partylights.com has paper lanterns in more than 50 different colors and there are also paper lantern string lights in a wide array of shapes and sizes, too. Whether you like round, cylindrical, square, or star-shaped lanterns, or multi colors in a smaller size, partylights.com has what you want. For a more detailed look, you will love the peony, dahlia, or cherry blossom paper lantern string lights. They are such a unique addition to your space for an event or just for fun!
Whether you pick these lights for your backyard, garden, gazebo, party tent or throughout your treetops, you will surprise even yourself with how beautiful and special your project is.
Whether you choose earth tones, or vibrant shades like turquoise or fuschia, these paper lanterns are sure to wow! Virtually every shade of the rainbow and all of the subtle hues in between are available to match your color scheme. Try unusual colors like dark chocolate and lavender or try a star paper lantern in 24 karat gold! There are even adorable white eyelet lanterns to add a new spark to a Victorian theme. Lit or unlit, these paper lantern are an easy way to decorate and expand your theme into uncharted territory. For a look that brightens up a corner or a vase, LED submersible lights or candelas can be added to lanterns so they can be placed strategically throughout your space. Since the LED lights do not get hot, there is no fire threat and you can enjoy your decorative look for months to come!
Whatever your décor, you will find a color or style of paper lantern string lights to fit right in.
Paper lanterns were a big part of American history and have been seen in many styles and forms. Early farmers used paper lanterns when checking cattle at night or tavern owners would use them to greet travelers when coaches would pull up at late hours. Today, paper lantern string lights are used for almost every occasion, from weddings to parties, kid’s rooms to patios, and even in commercial spaces.