Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns

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black paper witch lantern with tealight flame-less candle


Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your Cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns

If you have a Cricut machine, you are going to love this easy little lantern craft. It costs pennies to make, and comes together in no time flat!!

black paper ghost lantern with tealight flame-less candle


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns Notes:

• This Flameless tea light deal is pretty darned good. If you cannot wait, head over to your local dollar store. They have multi-packs for a buck!

Here are pdf files if you prefer:
Ghost Lantern PDF
Witch Lanern PDF

PNG files:
Witch Lantern PNG
Ghost Lantern PNG

• To access the SVG files for this project, click here.

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns Materials:

• 2 pieces 12×12 cardstock

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns Tools:

Cricut Machine with standard blade
Score Pen
Light Grip Cricut Mat
Spatula Tool
Dot Runner
LED Tea Lights (flameless)

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns Directions:

1. Load the PNG file – Witch Lantern PNGand/or Ghost Lantern PNG – into design Space and resize to 11.25.
2. Add score lines where you want the folds.
3. Click make it.

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


4. There is no need to mirror; you can now click continue.
5. Place the cardstock on the light grip mat.
6. Load into your Cricut machine.
7. Set to the cardstock setting best for the weight of the cardstock you are using.
(for the maker you will need to adjust your tools so that you are using the scoring pen)

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


8. Press the cut button to start the machine.
9. It will tell you to load the scoring tool to make the score lines (machines other than the maker).

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


10. When it is done scoring it should have you load your blade for some machines, or if you have The Cricut maker, it will just start cutting.

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


11. When it is done unload and fold at the score lines.

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!


12. Run the dot runner along the edge and attach to the other side.

black paper witch lantern with tealight flameless candle


13. Place the lantern over your flameless tea light.

black paper ghost lantern with tealight flameless candle


Yield: 1

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns

Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns. Ghosts and Goblins and Witches, oh my! These cute little Halloween lanterns are a snap to make with your Cricut machine using these step-by-step tutorial instructions. Fun in the daylight, positively eerie in the evening (when you add a flameless tea light), you can make one these Halloween lanterns for only pennies!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 2 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost .50

Materials

  • 2 pieces 12x12 cardstock

Instructions

    1. Load the PNG file - Witch Lantern PNG and/or Ghost Lantern PNG - into design space and resize to 11.25.
    2. Add score lines where you want the folds.
    3. Click make it.
    4. There is no need to mirror; you can now click continue.
    5. Place the cardstock on the light grip mat.
    6. Load into your cricut machine.
    7. Set to the cardstock setting best for the weight of the cardstock you are using. (for the maker you will need to adjust your tools so that you are using the scoring pen)
    8. Press the cut button to start the machine.
    9. It will tell you to load the scoring tool to make the score lines (machines other than the maker).
    10. When it is done scoring it should have you load your blade for some machines, or if you have The Cricut maker it will just start cutting.
    11. When it is done unload and fold at the score lines.
    12. Run the dot runner along the edge and attach to the other side.
    13. Place the lantern over your flameless teal light.

Notes

See this post for SVG, pdf, and png links.

If you like easy to make Halloween decorations, you will love these Halloween crafts:

Sugar Skull Mason Jar Craft – This easy to make sugar skull is fashioned from an old Mason jar. You can store kitchen utensils, candy (keep the lid!), etc. in these jar for Halloween or to celebrate the Day of the Dead. Using old glass jars is a great way to get crafty at home and make your own cute décor at the same time.

Easy DIY Halloween Glitter Witch’s Broomstick – Simple and fun to make Halloween Witch’s Glitter Broomstick Tutorial DIY project. With just an hour of your time, and you have a wonderful 6-foot tall witch’s broomstick to make your Halloween decor, or costume, complete!

DIY Spooky Spider Halloween Wreath – This simple to make homemade Halloween wreath is spooktacular – and takes only 15 minutes to put together. If you are looking for easy do it yourself Halloween decor, look no further than this DIY Spooky Spider Halloween Wreath, and make one today!


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