Build your own lantern with this kit. Families and friends carry lanterns to light up the outdoors while they peer up into the sky to view the bright moon at night. This kit was featured in a lantern making demo as part of the C-ID Virtual Night Market Event as a mid-autumn celebration. Here's a [link] to the Virtual Event, lantern demo starts at 23:50.
Pick up is KOBO at Higo in Japantown. Fridays & Saturdays, 11am-5pm.
$4 from each kit will be donated by KOBO to Fair Fight , a national voter rights organization founded by Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate. For 2020, Fair Fight is working to build voter protection teams.
Supplies included in the Window of Hope Lantern Kit:
Jumbo Craft sticks to make a large window lantern - Final Size (6" cube)
2 Tea Lights (battery operated - battery included in light)
Various Printed Designs for up to 4 Window Frames
Blank Print to design your own artwork up to two designs
Wax Paper Sheet for up to 2 window frames
Silk flower leaves for stencil or for wax paper design
Instructions & Kanji Template
Glue or Hot glue gun / glue sticks / tape
Iron & thin cloth (larger than 5x5")
Black marker or sharpie
Copy paper - to print Japanese calligraphy (kanji) online
Cut-outs of leaves/dried flower petals