Custom photo lanterns set the tone for a spooky night. And with prints from the KODAK Picture Kiosk you don’t have to worry about rain or moisture damaging your lanterns if you use them outside.

Time to complete:  00:30 (hh:mm)

Skill level:  medium

What you'll need:

  • Multiple 8x10 photos — 2 for each lanterns
  • Battery-operated votive light
  • Plastic lids — 2 for each lantern
  • Tape

How to Make It

  1. Print your pictures on the KODAK Picture Kiosk or the My KODAK MOMENTS App.
  2. Lay the two pictures flat and tape together with a slight overlap.
  3. Form a cylinder with the photos and tape together with a slight overlap. The cylinder should be sized to fit just inside your plastic lids.
  4. Attach bottom lid.
  5. Insert light and attach top lid.
  • Black & white photos are great for Halloween.
  • Oatmeal lids are sized perfectly for 8×10 photos.
  • A roll of paper towels makes a good form to wrap the photos around.
  • The lanterns can be easily disassembled for storage until next Halloween.
  • Consider using solar lights in the lantern to line your walkway. Just cut a hole in the bottom lid to insert the light stake.
  • Try using holiday twinkle lights to hang the lanterns in a garland. Simply cut a small X in the top lid to insert the bulbs.