White wet strength tissue should be laid over your willow frame. You could put cling film over first to make things easier but this is not necessary. There are two different ways of applying the tissue.
We do have a Lantern Kits available to make 4 different lanterns – Moon, Star, Triangular and Globe lanterns. This kit includes Willow, Bamboo Poles, Tissue, Glue, Masking Tape, Wire, 4 Tea Lights, Soaking Bag and an Instruction Leaflet.