I painted the glass two completely different ways with completely different paint. Having never really painted anything craft-related in my life, I learn as I go. Here are the ways I painted these (I'm sure there are better ways).
How-To: Distress the lantern metal
Finished product here...
This is the way I distressed the lantern from Big Lots in their outdoor section.
How-To: Paint the lantern glass (after you beat it up of course)
Finished product here
Tools of the trade:
heavy chain (15' tow chain pictured)
5 gallon bucket