Paper Koi Lantern: a DIY Kit

A project in Berkeley, CA by Yuumei Art

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Create your very own posable koi! No glue or tape, everything holds with interlocking tabs. Add led lights for a magical display.
Backers: 7084
Average Pledge Per Backer: $161

Funded: $1,139,618 of $35,000
Dates: Nov 16th -> Dec 16th (30 days)
Project By: Yuumei Art
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Latest News

6th and final stretch goal passed!

December 15th - via:
After the last stretch goal, I honestly didn't think there was enough time left to add and surpass another one, but before long it was looking like we might actually reach 1 million! So I decided to add one last stretch goal, an extra Sakura head... (Read More)

5th Stretch goal passed!

December 10th - via:
What a surprise to wake up to this morning! I can't thank you all enough for the amazing support that made all this happen. Now every koi kit will also come with a mini star kit! That means if you backed 3 koi kits, you will receive 3 mini star kits,... (Read More)

New color and head ornament photos!

December 2nd - via:
Thank you all who voted on the color and head ornament polls! The winner for the new color is teal! And the new head ornament is lotus!  Here are some new photos with all the colors and and lotus ornament :) Thank you all again for the unbelievable... (Read More)

Vote now on a new Head Ornament!

November 26th - via:
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4th Stretch Goal Passed! Vote now on a new color!

November 20th - via:
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3rd Stretch Goal Passed!

November 17th - via:
When I woke up this morning, the 3rd stretch goal already passed! I really can't thank everyone enough for the unbelievable support for this project. Now every backer will also receive a 3.5 Inch Yin Yang Koi sticker! I've received a lot of great... (Read More)

2nd Stretch Goal Passed!

November 16th - via:
Wowowow, I can barely keep up with these updates! I can't thank you all enough for the unbelievable support <3 Now everyone will receive 1 double sided bookmark with every pledge, featuring the Moon and Sun celestial koi :) If you missed the last... (Read More)

First stretch goal passed!

November 16th - via:
Wow! I can't believe the amazing support this project has received from everyone. Thank you all so so much ❤️ Before I could even make a post about celebrating the project being funded, we already surpassed the first stretch goal! That means... (Read More)

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