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These round paper lanterns come in a rainbow of vibrant colors that coordinate with your gorgeous wedding colors. There's no end to the mix and matching opportunities for your reception: string them up along a beach, or hang them from the lucky Banyon Tree in a garden wedding. Add your own lighting to create a gorgeous glow... just make sure the bulb doesn't come in direct contact with the paper. (Use up to a 40-watt bulb in the 14" paper lantern, and use up to a 30-watt bulb in the 10" size.)

Choose from a variety of colors in two sizes: 
Small (10" diameter) -- $1.95
Large (14" diameter) -- $2.50

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The Knot Wedding Shoppaper lantern
 
4.1

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fits theme (16)
  • Good value (13)
  • Functional (12)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor wedding (14)
    • For fun (8)
    • Bridal shower (6)
    • Destination weddings (6)
    • Weddings (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Bride (14)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Very nice!

    I bought two of the lanterns, one in pale yellow and another in sage green, so that I could test out their color, size, and strength before using several to string up against...Read complete review

    I bought two of the lanterns, one in pale yellow and another in sage green, so that I could test out their color, size, and strength before using several to string up against the pillars of an open air pavilion for my outdoor wedding next to the Savannah River.

    Both were exactly the colors shown - which will match perfectly with my theme - and they're very easy to put together and take apart. Because they are only ten inches across, they're definitely going to be better in larger numbers, but at this price that's not a problem! Besides, after the ceremony they will still be fun to keep around for parties at home.

    The only thing to watch out for is the paper's fragility: you have to be a little slow about unfolding the lanterns the first time, and be careful not to cause any punctures when putting in the metal support square that keep each lantern open. After they've been opened, they're fairly sturdy.

    These will definitely be perfect for the big day!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Smaller than expected

    The colors are vivid and well represented by the pictures, however they are expensive for the size and without a hanger or light.

    The colors are vivid and well represented by the pictures, however they are expensive for the size and without a hanger or light.

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    Very happy with product

    By Helen

    from Renton, WA

    About Me Parent Of Bride/Groom

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Fits Theme
    • Functional
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor Wedding

      Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

      I purchased the paper lanterns and the product looked better than what I expected. Great price, color and size I was looking for. I would purchase from this website again.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      were perfect -good quality

      By Lenny

      from Kansas City

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fits Theme
      • Functional
      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bridal Shower
        • Destination Weddings
        • For Fun
        • Gift
        • Outdoor Wedding
        • Sentimental Keepsake
        • Theme Weddings

        Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

        worked well with the party I was giving and my daughter in law used them for another party a month later. we are saving them for the next party

        Service and delivery comments:

        were received well in time for the party and in great conditions.

         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By J

        from D.C.

        About Me Bride

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Fits Theme
        • Functional

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bridal Shower
          • Destination Weddings
          • For Fun
          • Gift
          • Outdoor Wedding
          • Sentimental Keepsake
          • Theme Weddings

          Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

          Great

           
          4.0

          They looked amazing....

          By Calicakes

          from Santa Clarita, CA

          About Me Bride

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fits Theme
          • Functional
          • Good Value

          Cons

          • Flimsy

          Best Uses

          • Outdoor Wedding

          Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

          I ordered 20 of these, 10 in purple and fuschia and they looked really nice. However, they were a bit flimsy and I hesitated putting any kind of lights in them for fear they would break.

           
          4.0

          Bridal Shower Pizzazz

          By Luanne

          from Dyer, IN

          About Me Parent Of Bride/Groom

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fits Theme
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bridal Shower
            • For Fun

            Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

            These lanterns added a lot of pizzazz to my daughter's bridal shower. We were in a room with a drop ceiling so they were easy for us to hang. We had an extra lantern and placed it on a coffee table with some confetti and pinecones. It looked real nice too :)

             
            4.0

            Great colors!

            By Kteach

            from Northern California

            About Me Teacher

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fits Theme
            • Functional
            • Good Value

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Used Them In My Classroom

              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

              Great colors and easy to assemble.

               
              4.0

              Paper lanterns

              By Just married

              from Maryland

              About Me Bride

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Fits Theme
              • Functional
              • Good Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Bridal Shower
                • Destination Weddings
                • For Fun
                • Outdoor Wedding
                • Theme Weddings

                Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                Both the large and small lanterns were sturdy and enhanced my "elegant rustic" theme. They did not come with lights, so we opted to go without. They still looked great.

                 
                4.0

                LOVE my paper lanterns!

                By Amanda the bride

                from Roseburg, Or

                About Me Bride

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Better than expected
                • Fits Theme
                • Functional

                Cons

                • Doesnt Explain Lighting
                • No Light

                Best Uses

                • Bridal Shower
                • Destination Weddings
                • For Fun
                • Outdoor Wedding
                • Theme Weddings

                Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                I order black and white lanterns in both sizes and 3 shades of purple to see which ones I liked and I loved them all. Although they are different shades they all go together well and are adorable. Very pleased with my order. However I did expect them to have a place for a light bulb because it makes it sound as though they come with that option but they dont. I wanted lighting but I am equally happy without it. They are still a good buy, lighted or not.

                 
                5.0

                Great Paper Lanterns!

                By Beena79

                from NH

                About Me Bride

                Pros

                • Fits Theme
                • Functional
                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • For Fun
                  • Outdoor Wedding

                  Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                  I love these paper lanterns! I ordered 20 white lanterns for my backyard reception. These will be great for hanging on the trees, etc. I also went to my local craft store and found small lights to hang from the inside of the lantern. They are very pretty when lit up!

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Show Stopper

                  By Bvaughn

                  from Destin, FL

                  About Me Bride

                  Pros

                  • Cheap
                  • Fits Theme
                  • Functional

                  Cons

                  • Doesn't Match Color
                  • Flimsy

                  Best Uses

                  • Beach Wedding
                  • Destination Weddings
                  • Outdoor Wedding

                  Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                  I bought white small ones and large Aqua ones. The Aqua color is more of a light blue not an Aqua. But, since they were so cheap it didn't matter too much and for our wedding we are having tons of different colors of blue. Great for a beach wedding.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Fuchsia colour is a purple plum colour!

                  By jasmine

                  from saginaw,mi

                  About Me Bride

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Match Theme

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                      I ordered 4 of these lanterns in fuchsia, and they arrived in a dark purple plum color. The order form describes it as fuchsia/plum. This is Not what is described on the website!

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Perfect Perfect Perfect

                      By One Happy Bride

                      from Alameda, CA

                      About Me Bride

                      Pros

                      • Fits Theme
                      • Functional
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor Wedding

                        Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                        These lanterns are perfect, I got Red, White and Sunflower in both Large and small....They are the perfect colors (true to the site) and are just a great addition to the decorations for my wedding....Thank you The Knot!

                        (9 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Fantastic!

                        By elisemarie

                        from Rochester, MN

                        About Me Bride

                        Pros

                        • Fits Theme
                        • Good Value
                        • Unique

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Outdoor Wedding

                          Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                          These worked great hanging in clusters over the aisle during our wedding ceremony and over the dance floor during the reception. A beautiful, well-priced addition to your decor! Thanks!

                          (11 of 21 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          3.0

                          Ok for the price

                          By Whitney

                          from Nebraska

                          About Me Bride

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Good Value

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                              The product is ok for the money but they are smaller than I expected so I think I will have to buy bigger ones to go with them

                              (6 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              3.0

                              Smaller than expected

                              By SarahAdrian

                              from Philly

                              About Me Bride

                              Pros

                              • Colors are accurate
                              • Colors are bright
                              • Fits Theme
                              • Personalized

                              Cons

                              • Expensive
                              • Smaller than expected

                              Best Uses

                              • Destination Weddings
                              • Outdoor Wedding

                              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                              The colors are vivid and well represented by the pictures, however they are expensive for the size and without a hanger or light.

                              (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              Very cute!

                              By Kel

                              from NC

                              About Me Bride

                              Verified Reviewer

                              Pros

                              • CUTE
                              • Fits Theme
                              • Good Value

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Bridal Shower
                                • Outdoor Wedding

                                Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                                Such a cute product! I ordered these when they were on sale for [$] each in orange and in brown for my fall wedding, and was very happy with them. Easy to put together, and can't wait to use them! The only con is that they're not available in other sizes!!

                                (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Very nice!

                                By Trish

                                from Atlanta, GA

                                About Me Bride

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Fits Theme
                                • Functional
                                • Good Value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • For Fun
                                  • Outdoor Wedding

                                  Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                                  I bought two of the lanterns, one in pale yellow and another in sage green, so that I could test out their color, size, and strength before using several to string up against the pillars of an open air pavilion for my outdoor wedding next to the Savannah River.

                                  Both were exactly the colors shown - which will match perfectly with my theme - and they're very easy to put together and take apart. Because they are only ten inches across, they're definitely going to be better in larger numbers, but at this price that's not a problem! Besides, after the ceremony they will still be fun to keep around for parties at home.

                                  The only thing to watch out for is the paper's fragility: you have to be a little slow about unfolding the lanterns the first time, and be careful not to cause any punctures when putting in the metal support square that keep each lantern open. After they've been opened, they're fairly sturdy.

                                  These will definitely be perfect for the big day!

                                  (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  3.0

                                  Good Stuff but uss bulbs

                                  By Stephanie

                                  from St Petersburg, FL

                                  About Me Bride

                                  Verified Reviewer

                                  Pros

                                  • Fits Theme
                                  • Functional
                                  • Good Value

                                  Cons

                                  • Doesn't use candles

                                  Best Uses

                                  • For Fun
                                  • Outdoor Wedding

                                  Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop paper lantern:

                                  I got these and while they're beautiful and a good quality, they use bulbs. I guess I didn't read well enough before I placed my order. Still trying to figure out how to use those artificial candles in them. Great idea if you've got the lighting though!

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