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Christmas Lantern Decor Ideas

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Get glowing with a festive lantern.

Decorate your home indoors or outdoors with a beautiful lantern that's jazzed up for the holidays. They can easily double up as a centerpiece, transform your mantel and even commemorate a deceased loved one by creating a Christmas in Heaven Lantern. If you want to keep to a traditional theme or maybe try something modern, these ideas will give you inspiration.

Bottle Brush Trees

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Bottle Brush Trees

Fill your lantern with tiny trees and artificial snow and an adorable snowman figurine to recreate this idea. Firefly lights are added to give it a delicate glow. This would be perfect on a hall table or in your window to welcome festive visitors.

Winter Scene

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Winter Scene

Have fun creating a Christmas scene in a lantern. You could use your child's toy vehicle inside as a fond souvenir of their childhood and then gift them the lantern when they have their first home for example.

Snow Globe

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Snow Globe

Go for a winter vibe with this snow globe effect lantern. Layer artificial snow at the base to give a feeling of snow falling.

Centerpiece

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Centerpiece

Spice up your Christmas table decorations with this beautiful centerpiece. A lantern is adorned with Christmas foliage, winter berries and pine cones . Your table will basque in the soft glow of the flickering candle inside.

Christmas In Heaven Lantern

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Christmas In Heaven Lantern

If you are missing someone special this year, then why not commemorate them by making a Christmas In Heaven Lantern. As the poem goes “Christmas in Heaven what do they do? They come down to earth to spend time with you”. You write the words on a little board to go inside the lantern.

Check

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Check

Make your own beautiful lantern swag for the holidays by including festive elements such as berries, pine cones and fir. Finish with a big Christmas Ribbon such as red and burlap check to really create an impact.

Deer

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Deer

This stunning lantern design combines the elegant charm of a glittering white deer and Christmas tree. The lights hanging at the top inside this Christmas lantern emit a nice light for added twinkle.

Oversized

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Oversized

Create a a warm and welcoming entryway by adding lanterns. With it's classic shape, this wooden lantern would look great as part of Christmas porch decor. The adorable mini wreath delicately hanging over the front of it really sets it apart. You could put any color of candle you choose inside, but the white one looks very elegant and charming against the snow in the base of the lantern.

Santa's Sleigh

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Santa's Sleigh

Make a winter village scene with faux snow, mini houses and a Santa sleigh. Can't you just picture yourself living in this cozy town, tucked up by the fire with a mug of hot cocoa waiting for Santa to arrive!

White & Gold

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White & Gold

Elegant faux white poinsettias and and ribbon are the backdrop for a proud golden deer. You could place a white or gold candle inside to tie the look together. This would make a wonderful addition for a winter wedding or birthday party.

Candy Land Themed

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Candy Land Themed

Create a cheerful candy land lantern by layering a red lantern with red and white striped ribbons, peppermint candies, candy canes and faux glittery winter berries. The great thing about this idea is that incorporates all the traditional colors of Christmas.

Lit Lantern

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Lit Lantern

For a simple but elegant look, fill your lantern with white firefly lights. Then you can decorate around it with red glittery birds, fir, pine cones and any other elements you would like to see included.

Stag Party

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Stag Party

Delicate deer prancing in the snow are the theme of this lantern decor. Of course you could pick other winter creatures, but these is something so elegant about this pair. A white tree glistens in the background while a bright star draws the eye in.

Baubles

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Baubles

For a quick and easy way to decorate your lantern, fill it with your favorite shiny baubles and pine cones. Finish by adding a festive flower on top of the lantern to add some holiday swag.