If you're throwing a party for someone's anniversary or birthday, the guest of honor will shine with a set of photo frame lanterns. They consist of three hinged photo frames set around votive candles. The black-and-white photos are printed onto ecru-colored vellum paper, which is translucent enough for the images to be visible by candlelight.
- Three-hinged photo frames
- Votive candles
- Vellum paper
- Paint or stain
- Ink-jet printer
- Cloth tape
Disassemble three like-sized frames, setting aside their fronts and discarding their backings. Paint or stain wooden frames desired color; let dry.
Upload or scan photographs into a computer. With editing software, make the images black and white, and resize them to fit your frames. Print them onto vellum paper with an ink-jet printer.
Using cloth tape, hinge frames together to form a triangle. Stand frames around a candle in a protective glass holder.