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Chinese Sky Lanterns for Halloween 2012

By on Sep 21, 2012 in Random |

If you are looking for something to really make your Halloween special this year, we have some ideas for you! While carving pumpkins and going trick-or-treating may be more traditional ways to celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year, we have some ideas on using sky lanterns to make any event or party you have a little more spectacular. Why Sky Lanterns? You may...

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FAQ About Event Lanterns

By on Sep 8, 2012 in FAQ |

We are going to take a look at some of the frequently asked questions we have received recently so that you can get a better idea of how sky lanterns can make your event better – whatever it might be. What are some good occasions for sky lanterns? This is an easy one because it’s really up to you. Whether it is an official holiday like Labor Day, the...

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Event Lanterns for All Occasions

By on Aug 20, 2012 in Random |

Event Lanterns are truly great for all types of occasions. We are going to show you a video of some lanterns going up and then give you some reasons why you should shop with us. First, let’s take a look at this pretty amazing video. Here is an attempt at setting a record for most lit lanterns launched at a single time! If you watch the video, you’re...

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The Best Quality Sky Lanterns Online

By on Jul 31, 2012 in Uncategorized |

There are a wide variety of different products that can bring forth a fun time for the entire family but very little families find a product that is both beautiful and fun to play with simultaneously.  With the use of Sky Lanterns you are essentially providing yourself with the opportunity to have a fun and exciting summer night with the family as you watch the...

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Sky Lanterns for Charity

By on May 15, 2012 in News, Video |

Hundreds light Sky Lanterns over the Arkansas River for Mother’s Day Charity Hundreds of people showed up in Little Rock, Arkansas on Sunday (5-13-12) for the “Illuminate the Cure” celebration which occurred on Mother’s Day this year. Over 1000 Participants showed up to launched Over 500 lanterns in the sky over the Arkansas River for an...

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Sky Lantern Launching Guidelines!

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

What are the guidelines to launch Sky Lanterns? Only launch in dry, calm, windless conditions. Only launch in open spaces, far away from airports, buildings, and overhead objects. Launch away from dry crops, woodlands, and plants. Please have a fire extinguisher and water close by for safety purposes. Please do not use any damaged Lanterns. This includes lanterns...

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How to Launch Sky Lanterns!

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

How do I Launch them? Remove the Sky Lantern from the plastic sleeve and carefully unfold it. Fill the Sky Lantern with air by gently swaying it in the air back and forth. Hold the Lantern from the top, in a fully extended upright position, at an arms length away. Have a helper light the fuel cell, which is pre-attached, until it has been fully lit. Please hold the...

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Event Lanterns are 100% Biodegradable!

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

What are the Lanterns made of? The Lanterns are all hand made. They are composed of rice paper, a fuel cell, a bamboo ring (wire free) and a non-flammable string to support the fuel cell. The Rice paper and the string are flame retardant for safety!

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Eco-Friendly Sky Lanterns!

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

Eco-Friendly vs. Standard Sky Lanterns The majority of manufacture’s use asbestos based chemicals to hold the fuel cell in place because it is cheaper to manufacture. Also, the majority of manufactures use metal wires to construct their lanterns. Our lanterns use no asbestos products; only use bamboo for structural support, and a non-wax fuel cell, which make our...

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Sky Lantern Fuel Cell Composition

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

What is the fuel cell made of? The fuel cell for the small lanterns is composed of brown paper and paraffin, the giant lantern fuel cell is composed of Rib paper and paraffin This burns up completely and self extinguishes before the lantern falls back to earth.

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Pafaffin In Sky Lantern Fuel Cells

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

What is paraffin? Paraffin is a flammable, whitish, translucent, solid consisting of a mixture of saturated hydrocarbons, obtained by distillation from petroleum or shale and used in candles, cosmetics, polishes, and sealing and waterproofing compounds Check out this page for more info: (More...

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How far do Sky Lanterns Travel?

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

How far will they travel? This depends entirely on the wind. On VERY calm days you can light them and the lanterns will come back down within 50 feet of where you are standing. But if there are winds then the lantern will travel at the same velocity and direction as the wind for the duration that it is...

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Too Much Wind for Sky Lanterns?

By on May 3, 2012 in About and how to's, FAQ |

How much wind is too much wind? We do not recommend lighting the lanterns off with more than 3 MPH of wind. A good “Rule of Thumb” is if you are having difficulty lighting the lighter without having to cover it from the wind, then there is probably too much wind!

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Solo Launching a Sky Lantern

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

Can 1 person light a sky lantern by themselves? Yes, one person can light them off by themselves, however we recommend that you have a partner to assist you for safety purposes.

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Sky Lanterns Colors

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

What colors do they come in? They come in White, Yellow, Blue, Orange, Purple, Pink, Green, and Red. (Sky Lanterns) They come in White, Pink, Purple, and Red (Water Lanterns) They come in White, Orange, and Red (Giant Lanterns)

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Order Quantity

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

How many do I need to order? This depends on what you are using them for? If you are using the sky lanterns for a wedding then we suggest that you order at least one for every person that will be attending the wedding!

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Permissions

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

Do I need permission from the local fire Department to light them? Law does not require it. But if you are having a big event and lighting lots of lanterns its not a bad idea for safety reasons.

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Airport Launch

By on May 3, 2012 in FAQ |

Should I light them near an airport? We do not recommend lighting them near an airport because they can cause confusion among pilots trying to take off and land. We recommend that you stay at least 10 miles from major airports.

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Biodegradable Sky Lanterns

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

How long does it take for them to disintegrate after flight? The rice paper will completely dissolve after it gets wet in a matter of days. All that remains after that is the bamboo ring and a string, which are both, made of 100 % organic material.

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Large Order Discounts

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Do you offer discounts on larger orders? If you are a reseller, or have a large private party that you would like to supply lanterns for, please fill out the form on our wholesale page and a representative will contact you and assist you with a wholesale discount. If you are just looking for wholesale pricing it can be found at our wholesale-pricing...

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Purchase Orders

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Do you accept Purchase Orders? Yes, we can set up purchase orders with clients that order more than 1000 lanterns a month and we require that the first 3 months be paid in full prior to accepting our clients purchase orders. We do accept Debit and Credit Cards on the site for customers that are wanting to set up this...

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Event Lanterns Sales Tax

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Do you charge Sales Tax? We Only charge sales tax if your order is shipped to an address in Missouri. We are not obligated to charge sales tax on orders that are located outside of Missouri. Since we are located in Missouri we only are required to charge sales tax to customers that order and have their packages delivered with the same state that we reside....

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Shipping Time Frame

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

How long does shipping take? All orders are shipped either USPS Priority Mail (2-3 days) or UPS ground for larger order. All orders are processed within 1 business day and shipped within 1 business day. Orders will be delivered within 2-4 business days from the day you place your...

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Can I track my package after I order?

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Can I track my package after I order? All orders are processed and shipped within 1 business day. If you would like a tracking number please fill out the contact form or reply to your original order email asking for the status of your order. We will then email you, your tracking number. Please note that we will need your name and order # to be able to provide you...

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What happens if my order does not arrive?

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

What happens if my order does not arrive? The only way this can happen is if you give us the wrong address. We print off our labels exactly as you enter them into the fields. If your package hasn’t arrived yet, check the tracking number or fill out our contact form to find out where your package...

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Event Lanterns Return Policy

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Do you accept returns? Yes, if you wish to return your lanterns, we will refund your order in full. However, you, the purchaser is responsible for both the return shipping, and the initial shipping expenses to your designated address.

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Can we ship them to our destination outside of the United States?

By on May 3, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Can you/we ship them to our destination outside of the United States? Yes, you have 2 options for this. We can ship them to your Home (within the US) and you can then ship them to your destination of choice (we recommend this way to all of our customers). The other option that you have would be for us ship them to your destination for you but we would not be...

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Floating Lanterns are great for events!

By on Apr 19, 2012 in Uncategorized |

If you have an upcoming event, you should really consider taking a number of Sky Lanterns. Chinese Sky Lanterns have been around for 1000’s of years and have only seemed to become more popular.  To order Chinese Sky Lanterns, please click on the products tab.  Also, make sure to check our facebook page to stay up to date on our current specials! Contact Us if...

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Chinese Sky Lanterns for Weddings

By on Apr 19, 2012 in Uncategorized |

Are you planning or attending a wedding in the near future?  If so, you should try taking Chinese Sky Lanterns to the event!  Our Chinese Sky Lanterns are 100% Eco-Friendly, flame retardant, per-assembled, and make a great party favor for any...

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