Japanese lantern provides a soft, comfortable light in any room, and has been a popular home decor. Traditionally, these lamps are made of rice or silk paper over a bamboo or wire frame. The delicate construction makes these lanterns susceptible to small holes and cracks or big holes. These lanterns are easily repaired with simple materials as long as the frame is intact
Ideas for repair Japanese lantern. Remove the paper from the lamp; be careful not to damage the fine paper. Examine the extent of the damage and determine if you just have to close a small tear or cover a big hole. Cut a piece of rice / silk paper big enough to completely cover the tear or hole with half an inch edge on all sides. Carefully place strips of double-adhesive tape around the edge of the patch on the side of the paper that will be visible.
Then for repair Japanese lantern, place the patch over the tear / hole from the inside of the lamp, check from outside that the damage is covered. When the patch is in the right place, fasten it with double-sided tape. If necessary, use additional double-sided tape to loosen any loose pieces of paper from the damage to create a simple and hassle-free look.