[Lab] parol lanterns

Jamie jamie at steppinofftheedge.com
Mon Sep 1 11:11:14 EDT 2014

It'd be something to keep in mind for next years Lumiere Festival -

On Sun, Aug 31, 2014 at 10:52 PM, Darcy Whyte <darcy at inventorartist.com>

> Last year I made these cool lanterns for Christmas.
> They look like this http://inventorartist.com/parol-gallery/
> I want to do a run of them again this year and I'm looking for ideas.
> Probably just a small run so I can give them to Christmas visitors and roll
> them out at a couple of parties.
> Last year people said they'd like to have the kits more complete.
> My logic was that people already have tissue paper and I didn't want to
> put it in the kits since then I'd be choosing people's colors. And if I put
> random colors then people will rummage through and become indecisive.
> So this year I am considering having precut tissue in the kits.
> What do you think?
> The other thing is to make them easier to assemble. The current version
> (which I've only prototyped) looks like this:
> http://inventorartist.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_2223-1000.jpg
> http://inventorartist.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_2214-1000.jpg
> Is there an easier way to put this together?
> This might be a little aggressive for this year but what about having a
> lighting kit? I made a couple of these last year:
> http://inventorartist.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/IMG_2222-1000.jpg
> The thing is batteries don't get too far... I guess wall warts could be a
> way to go.
> If anybody wants do do a workshop for these that could be fun too. Perhaps
> a version that has IR remote to control the lights...
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> Darcy Whyte
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