Could be made out of recycled fabric for the markets at night? These beautiful paper lanterns can be easily re-created with paperclips, tape, multicolored tissue paper, pens, and sequins. Check Ikea for cheap lamp bulb/cord kits .
DIY- Give the decorations at your wedding reception the romantic look of lace. The intricate patterns shining through these luminarias (paper-bag lanterns illuminated by votive candles) are courtesy of doilies glued inside. Love this idea, very elegant