Paige Hemmis is getting into the Christmas spirit with this rustic DIY.


  • 2x2 Craft Blocks (4)
  • 6x6 plywood pieces (2)
  • 1x2 legs, Cut to 8, 10, and 12 inches (4)
  • Molding, ¾ by 1 in, cut at 6 ¼ *(8)
  • ¾ in craft blocks (4)
  • Acrylic Paint
  • White Paint
  • Rope (2 ft)
  • Flameless Candles
  • Wood Glue
  • Nail Gun
  • 1 Finial
DIY Rustic Lanterns - Home & Family


1. Measure 1in from the edge of your plywood

2. Glue 4 blocks into the center of your plywood

3. Using a nail-gun, nail your blocks into the plywood, for added reinforcement

4. Attach your legs using wood glue, gluing onto the corner of the plywood

5. Attach your second piece of plywood, as a base, to the other side of the legs

6. Nail your flat piece of plywood to your legs, for added reinforcement

7. Measure ½ inch in from on your base

8. Glue mini craft blocks into the corners of your base

9. Placing your molding horizontal, glue to the base and top using hot glue

10. Nail molding in, for added reinforcement

11. Glue finial and attach to center of top craft blocks

12. Paint with acrylic paint

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