Susan at River Bliss blog created these amazing lanterns!   She has provided a detailed tutorial at:

 http://riverblissed.blogspot.com/2012/11/in-quest-of-light-leaf-lantern-tutorials.html

I love Susan’s blog for her wonderful reflections and musings inspired by the Upper Hudson River where she lives.  It is worth putting on your blog reading list.

I am going to make some lanterns for my porch for our Thanksgiving day gathering.  
Thank you Susan for sharing your bliss!