Here you can find the pattern of a little house that you can create out of paper. This can be used as a paper lantern that you can light up, using your own printed circuit board (PCB) and electronic components. Find more information and detailed instructions below.

Paper lantern

- Download the pdf documents here. (20 / 07 / 2018)

Part 1/1

Part 1/1 Mirrored

- Use the paper of your choice, to print this document on your printer. Size is made to fit on an A4 paper. If you like, you can also reverse the paper and print again to have the image of your choice on the outside of the house. You will need to color the Horizontally mirrored image from above. Use your favorite image processing software or hand paint it using the printed mirrored image as a guide.

- Cut on the solid lines and use a ruler and an old ballpoint pen to mark on all the dotted lines with relative pressure, in order to bend the paper on them accurately.

- Use glue on the wedges around the walls and the roof. Do not glue the bottom wedge so you can access the interior of the house. Use the bottom of the house as a base for you circuit board and batteries.


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Never leave young children unattended. Be conscious whenever you use any kind of tools, such as scissors. Chemicals such as glue should be treated with great care. Small parts, especially batteries are really dangerous for young children under 3 and anyone who does not know how to handle and dispose of them. They pose a serious hazard for anyone who could potentially shallow them.

This pattern is designed by hersin means made by hand. Feel free to modify and use it in any way. If used in a commercial/educational way please support us by mentioning your source.