Bright Zeal Cross Grids Pattern Decorative Lantern, 2-Pack

Last updated date: November 17, 2021

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8.9

Bright Zeal Cross Grids Pattern Decorative Lantern, 2-Pack

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We looked at the top Decorative Lanterns and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Decorative Lantern you should buy.

Update as November 17, 2021:
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Overall Take

These lightweight vintage lanterns are finished with an attractive black metallic coating and feature crossing grids. They have strong glass panes and large LED pillar candles at the center that cast a soft, warm glow. Hang them from the attached ring or place on a flat surface.


In our analysis, the Bright Zeal Bright Zeal Cross Grids Pattern Decorative Lantern, 2-Pack placed 3rd when we looked at the top 7 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

LIFE-SIZE VINTAGE LANTERN WITH LED PILLAR CANDLE: The life-size vintage candle lantern, with glass panes, cross grids and BLACK PP METALLIC COATING, creates an aura of old world charm. A big LED bisque pillar candle with wavy edge and soft glow Warm White flicker, has the look of a real wax candle, captivating and safe. A graceful marriage of beauty & practicality adds a gorgeous touch anywhere. Eye-catching prop for tables, bars, patios, porches; fabulous indoor & outdoor decor. TOUGHENED GLASS PANES & PP EXTERIOR & CROSS GRIDS: Four clear toughened glass panes room the big pillar candle. PP plastic frames, ceiling, floor, and cross grids of the lantern are all in black metallic coating. A hanging ring for easy hanging, or sits on a flat surface. Wireless & Lightweight (1.6lbs), convenient to carry around. Serves as rustic decoration indoor & outdoor. Ideal for yard, pathway, driveway, shelf, table, bar, photo booths, patio, porch, etc. LET TIME BE YOUR CONVENIENCE: Features an ON/OFF/TIMER switch at the bottom of the lantern for manual control, allowing you to turn the light on and off, or choose a timer function to have it go on and off automatically. With the SET-AND-FORGET timer function, the candle lantern can be left on for 6 hours and then remains off for 18 hours, only to light up again for another 6 hours automatically. When the timer is not in use, just turn ON or OFF the lantern as a regular light. DURABLE & ENERGY-SAVING & SAFE: LED Candle combines a beautiful warm white light with an exceptionally long lifetime. Provide energy saving while enhancing your home atmosphere. Each lantern requires 3 AAA batteries (included). No more tangled mess of cords or searching for an outlet. BPA free, Smoke-Free, Flameless. Enjoy the ambiance of a glowing candlelight without the risk of flames, smoke or wax drippings. No worry about fire hazards. Safe to use around children and pets.

An Overview On Decorative Lanterns

Flickering, decorative candle lanterns that use wax candles can be beautiful, but they have a downside: cleaning up the melted and hardened wax can be a tedious, time-consuming chore. Not only does the mess tend to get onto the glass, but it can also flow into the nooks and crannies of the lantern, possibly requiring the whole thing to be thrown out.

There’s no reason to deal with all that, since you can achieve nearly the same look and atmosphere with battery-powered LED lantern candles. They come in different sizes and finishes, but they all create a calming ambience without a mess. Best of all, there is no need to worry about these lanterns causing a fire.

Vintage-themed lanterns are trendy, but lanterns of any aesthetic can be made from metal, plastic or wood. Look for options with unadorned glass panes or with cross grids. It’s handy to get the types that have hooks on top, as they can be easily suspended or displayed on tables. Some feature solid panels with cut-outs, allowing the light to shine out in splendid, flickering patterns.

It is also wise to buy battery-powered decorative lanterns that have automatic shut-off features or timers. This way, if you forget to turn the lantern off — which you will definitely do — the batteries are less likely to die in a hurry. Kerosene-style LED lanterns have a more rustic look, and some also have dimmer features.

For maximum eco-friendliness and power efficiency, there are also solar-powered decorative lamps on the market that may or may not require batteries. These may also have automatic shut-off features built in.

The Decorative Lantern Buying Guide

  • Some, but not all, battery-powered decorative lanterns come with batteries. Read the product description carefully to know for sure. Either way, it makes sense to buy some extra batteries when you buy the lantern as they will inevitably run out.
  • Solar-powered decorative lanterns have batteries that can work indoors or outdoors, making them more versatile.
  • Portable battery-powered lanterns can also be functional. You can bring them out to your deck or on camping trips. They are also good to have on hand in case the power goes out.
  • If you plan to use the lantern outdoors, verify that it’s made of waterproof materials.
  • Some lanterns even have built-in Bluetooth speakers, making them perfect for gatherings or outdoor lounging.