Skip balloons and instead pop color and shape throughout your party space with paper lanterns. Pick up two to three packs of lanterns in a variety of coordinating colors. Assemble the lanterns, use zip ties or twine to cluster them together, then hang them at different levels.
This kitchen island is multifunctional with a baking station, prep sink, single oven and breakfast bar. Glass lantern pendant lights hanging from the tin-plated ceiling make it the focal point of this gourmet kitchen.
Cluster a trio of oversized lanterns together and fill them with greenery, candles, lights, nativity figures or special ornaments. Home decor blogger Amy Buchanan of AttaGirlSays likes to hang wreaths on the lanterns to add color and texture.
A rustic, lantern-style hanging lamp crowns this contemporary, white foyer. Together with the numerous windows, it works to bathe the space in beautiful light. A storage bench and a walnut armoire provide ample storage space for shoes and coats.
A lantern-style chandelier hangs above a black and white coffee table, centering this traditional living room. Built-in bookshelves and matching sofas flank the fireplace, creating symmetry and balance.
A large island with sturdy barstools provides a spot for casual dining in this traditional kitchen. Beautiful lantern-style pendants hang above the island, centering the space and drawing the eye upward.
Stunning lantern-style pendants hang above a large island in this traditional kitchen, creating an eye-catching focal point in the space. Creamy cabinets and soft green walls provide a serene backdrop.
A lovely luminaria option for the outdoors is the Soji™ Stella Cylinder Lantern, in red, bronze, midnight blue and silver. The lanterns, from Allsop Home & Garden, can hang from trees, decks and porches or be placed on the ground or to decorate a tabletop.
Use lanterns (with their glass panels removed) and hanging candleholders to show off vining plants, suggests floral designer Angela Darrah. This 'Neon Pothos' Epipremnum aureum thrives in low light conditions and pops against the red accent wall. When hanging plants, weight is a concern, so Darrah suggests using a decorative moss sheet to disguise a plain plastic container.
String up lights and lanterns around your outdoor space to give an enchanting twinkle to any garden party. The soft glow will invite everyone to linger outside in the nighttime summer air. Line lanterns and smaller string lights around your seating area, and hang a few off tree branches for a touch of ambiance.
A lantern chandelier boldly hangs above a wooden dining table in this French style dining room. Open shelving holds dinnerware, Champagne and other decor, while flowers and candles create a centerpiece on the table.
This neutral living room features a grasscloth upholstered sofa with matching club chairs and coordinating striped armchairs. A glass lantern pendant light hangs from the coffered ceiling, while colorful artwork adds a modern touch.
This eat-in kitchen lends a farmhouse vibe with its breakfast bar made from 100-year-old barn siding and lantern pendant lights hanging above. Sage green accents are mixed in with the white cabinets and a neutral stone countertop. Hardwood floors lend a finishing touch.
Paper lantern lights hang at staggered heights from the exposed ceiling beams in this covered patio. A jute area rug, rustic wood coffee table and driftwood sunburst mirror add texture and warmth to the space.