How to Make a Paper Lantern Ghost

What do you get when you cross a paper lantern 
with a yard of sheer fabric?

lantern ghost head

The cutest flying ghost witch ever! 

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paper lantern

First you grab a paper lantern and drape a white piece of fabric over the lantern. 

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You then paint on a face with a Sharpie Paint Stick...

ghost face with black sharpie

Finally, you top it off with a witches hat and hang it with a piece of fishing line!

ghost with witches hat

What you get is a big spooky ghost flying through your house!

flying ghost with hat

hanging sheet with ghost

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .


  1. Susan, I LOVE this! I may have to do this for our Halloween party that we throw in our neighborhood... the kiddos would love it! Have a great night!

    Take care,


  2. Another decorating idea I could actually do. If I had a sheet. And a lantern. Bet I could find both easy.



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