Paper lanterns or lamps have been used for centuries. These lamps were, in China, symbols of celebration as well as joy. Moreover, being symbols of celebrations, the lanterns were also practical and gave light to the streets as well as the homes. Paper lamps are still used today and can bring joy to your home as well as garden. This article provides information on where to buy paper lamps.
Solar paper lamps
The paper lamps look just like traditional Chinese paper lamps. They are colourful, they are large, they come in more than one shade and the best yet, they are solar. The lamps are actually made of stock nylon and they are safe for outdoor use. These lights are available at The Solar Center, Debenhams, Lamps 2 U Direct, Foyles, Sotts of Stow, Kaleidoscope, Charles Direct and more.
Paper Chinese lamps
If you prefer the traditional paper Chinese lamps, then these are available as well. You will have to add your own lights to illuminate them, but they will look just as beautiful. All that you need to do is wire the lanterns to the string of the lights so that the Chinese lamps will not fall. These lamps are large, colourful, circular, cylindrical, oval, Kawaii, Pom Pom, square lamps and more. These paper lamps are available at The Hanging Lantern Company, Amazon, Lantern Boutique, Chinese Lanterns and Party Supplies Now.
Other paper lanterns
Other paper lamps are available as well. There are paper bags with pierced sides so that the light can come out, wire-free, free-form paper lamps, sky lanterns, mosaic round lamps, bamboo lamp shades, paper squres, star lanterns, free form paper floor lamps, serenity lamps and Japanese hand made paper lamps. Night Sky Lanterns, Partyrama, PBteen, Design Within Reach, and more. These lamps come in a variety of styles, sizes and price. They bring style to the house and to the garden. The paper bag lamps are made with paper that have been treated so that it is fire retardant. The sky lamps go up into the air on their own, after you have lit a small light inside it. These lights can be customised, so they work well as party decorations. The serenity lamp and floor lamp add style to the room with their distinctive shapes.