How to Make a Rabbit Lantern Mini Album With Graphic 45

by PL Li

We can’t wait to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival here in Hong Kong, just use the rabbit template and you can make this rabbit lantern mini album with Graphic 45 “Once Upon a Springtime” Collection.


  • Graphic45 Once Upon a Springtime Collector's Pack
  • Chipboard
  • Assorted Trim
  • Flower Resin
  • Assorted Paper Flowers
  • Assorted Beads
  • White Cotton Balls
  • Electronic Candle Light
  • Wood Stick
  • Self-adhesive pearl embellishment
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Download the template and print on A4 paper

    Step 2

    Cut the template out

    Step 3

    Trace twice the rabbit template on a piece of chipboard

    Step 4

    Cut the chipboard rabbit out

    Step 5

    Cover both sides of the rabbit chipboard pieces with your favorite Graphic 45 papers

    Step 6

    Cut chipboard to make the holder for candle according to the measurements on the template with 3" width, cover one side with paper

    Step 7

    Ready another set for holding the mini album with 3" width as well

    Step 8

    Cover the base of the holders with paper as well, and finally will be like this

    Step 9

    Use strong glue to hold the holders on one of the rabbit piece

    Step 10

    Use strong glue to finish the lantern base

    Step 11

    Then cut out the template for mini album, remember to trim a bit smaller otherwise your album cannot be fit in the holder

    Step 12

    Trace and cut the chipboard pieces for album cover

    Step 13

    Cover one side of the chipboard with paper and leave aside

    Step 14

    Cut 6pcs paper with of 7-1/2" x 5" and folded in half, trace the album template on

    Step 15

    Cut them with the guided lines

    Step 16

    Here six pieces ready

    Step 17

    Cut another two sets of pages, one set using 6-1/2" x 5" papers, and one set using 4-1/2" x 5"

    Step 18

    Use the smallest set of album pages, left one inch by the sides, draw a window and cut out

    Step 19

    Here all the paper pieces ready, adhere them section by section, as shown

    Step 20

    Adhere all the sections together

    Step 21

    Adhere one ribbon across at the back

    Step 22

    Adhere the chipboard cover and the star album done

    Step 23

    Start decorating your album, if you love to give it a string and wood stick like lantern, punch two holes on each side

    Step 24

    Remember to decorate both sides of your rabbit lantern

    Step 25

    I use trim to hide the chipboard edges

    Step 26

    How the holder keep the album safe

    Step 27

    You have room to decorate the album with dimensional embellishments

    Step 28

    Love the rabbits and fairies from the collection

    Step 29

    You can even put more embellishments and stickers after having your photos in