The intricate patterns shining through these luminarias (paper-bag lanterns illuminated by votive candles) are courtesy of doilies glued inside. Place a grouping of the lanterns in different sizes on a dinner table for a beautiful, glowing display.
paper bag letter lantern by the letteroom | notonthehighstreet.com I think this would be a really cool project to DIY for Christmas. Put your friends last initial on the paperbags and give them votives. Cheap and cute.