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Emoji Party Lanterns Tutorial and Free Printables

Emoji Party Lanterns Tutorial and Free Printables
This post is sponsored by the lovely people at Elmer’s Products. Their glue and X-acto knives live in my daily craft stash! Even though they’re sponsoring this post, I promise all thoughts, ideas and opinions are my own.


It’s the details in parties that make them so fun. Especially when creating those details is so darn easy. If you’ve got a tween in your life, you’ve probably seen the ever-trendy Emoji in your household. They are pretty cute, and turns out, make an excellent party theme as we saw at my daughter’s Emoji birthday party. For every party, there needs to be some themed decor, so for our super easy stellar party detail, we made bunches of Emoji lanterns from plain yellow paper lanterns. The lanterns we bought in bulk from, and printed off a few sheets of facial expressions (link below!) to bring these cuties to life!


Are you ready to do this?? Great! Be prepared for some Emoji awesomeness!

Emoji Party Lantern Materials:


Step 1. Print out the free printable emoji faces and cut out the emoji facial pieces with scissors or an Xacto knife. You’ve got a choice of five faces to make, and really, you can put the expressions on there however you’d like!


Step 2. You can use Elmer’s Red glitter glue to put a little extra sparkle on the emoji faces if you like, but this step is optional.


Step 3. Use an Elmer’s X-TREME School Glue Stick to attach facial pieces to yellow paper lantern. A hot glue gun will also work.


From there, all you’ll have to do is hang them up or figure out where to display them! We hung a few Emoji lanterns up from strings around our party, but we also set quite a few up on shelves or on table tops for some super happy decorations.


Be sure to stop by the whole glam Emoji party to see more Emoji party inspiration!


Paula Biggs

Owner at Frog Prince Paperie
Paula Biggs is a party planner, DIY crafter, and owner of Frog Prince Paperie, where you can find hundreds of party, craft and lifestyle ideas.

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