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!!
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!
• To access the SVG files for this project, click here.
Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns Materials:
• 2 pieces 12×12 cardstock
Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns Tools:
Easy Cricut Halloween Lanterns Directions:
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 tea light.
- 2 pieces 12x12 cardstock
- Load the PNG file - Witch Lantern PNG and/or Ghost Lantern PNG - into design space and resize to 11.25.
- Add score lines where you want the folds.
- Click make it.
- There is no need to mirror; you can now click continue.
- Place the cardstock on the light grip mat.
- Load into your cricut machine.
- 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)
- Press the cut button to start the machine.
- It will tell you to load the scoring tool to make the score lines (machines other than the maker).
- 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.
- When it is done unload and fold at the score lines.
- Run the dot runner along the edge and attach to the other side.
- Place the lantern over your flameless teal light.
See this post for SVG, pdf, and png links.
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