Paper lanterns can be easily hung anywhere and create a quick and easy solution for empty corners, kid’s rooms or boring office spaces. They are so light and easy to move or install, you don’t need to have an event to use these great decorative accents all year long.
White eyelet lantern lights would look great in a Victorian theme, at a wedding, in a bathroom or bedroom. Bright balloon strings add a burst of color for a party, in a kitchen, game room or on a porch. With virtually every color of the rainbow available, you will be anxious to get started with the addition of your new paper lanterns. You will be amazed at how this ancient style has been updated into new shapes and styles to make your space become the talk of the town.
With the introduction of paper lanterns by a traveler from the Asian continents in the 1500s, the tradition of the Japanese lantern continues today in many parts of the world. Originally used in temples and to mark holy grounds, the paper lantern quickly became a typical fixture found in any household.
If you have favorite outdoor areas, paper lanterns can highlight your garden with ease. If you are an avid gardener, these lights will help to bring attention to your favorite plants during the day and after the sun goes down. The paper lantern lights bring shades of light that are soft and muted as the lantern helps to softly disperse it. Poolside or to add a peaceful feeling outdoors in the evenings, try a few paper lanterns to make your nights come to life. Lanterns can also add a nice touch to a gazebo to bring a little light or a lot, depending on your taste. Paper lanterns can let your guests know that the party is “on” when they see these whimsical lights hung from tree limbs or rafters.
Paper lanterns can be used almost anywhere that electricity is available, but don't despair if you want to light up an area where there is no electricity, because they are also available in battery powered with LED lights and in solar styles. LED battery kits are available in red, blue, amber or clear light.
Choose from round paper balloon string lights, or other shapes of paper lighting like square, oval, cocoon shaped, cylindrical or pagoda lanterns in even more shapes. A wide variety of sizes are available from partylights.com, too!
You can stick with all-white lanterns, or try multi colors and flower prints like peony, dahlia and cherry blossom paper shades. The hardest part of your lighting project will be making a selection from the huge variety of paper lanterns from partylights.com.