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Angel Lights and Paper Lanterns

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I shall sit under these lanterns to enjoy my mooncake with some green tea...

It's been a while since we got our hands on some silly little crafty projects, about time to get those old paper lanterns out from the storage - as Mid Autumn Festival is just around the corner.

Last year we turned some paper lanterns into tea light shades, and although the idea can still be reused, I thought we could do something different with the unused ones.

The biggest issue we have with these paper lanterns was that they get burnt easily, so a non-fire related solution is essential. I saw some lanterns that use bulbs and thought that we can have our DIY ones:


If the power sockets were designed in a more intelligent way, i.e. higher up on the wall and not all the way down close to the floor, we could have hung the lanterns horizontally, across the window. But since the angel lights cable isn't long enough and this is the furthest it can reach so it will have to do for now, until I get anothe…