Lampshade made using plastic bottle

Lampshade

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Lampshade made using plastic bottle

use your waste plastic bottles and make with them a beautifully recycled lampshade.

Lampshade

We need things like –

Brushes
Decorative light
Plastic Bottle
Aluminium Wire
Green craft tape
Scissors
Glitter
Lighter
Cutter
Pencil
Scale
Craft Wire
Crepe Paper
Decorative stones
Glue Gun
Acrylic Colors
Color Palette
Decorative Tape

LampshadeStep 1: Cut the Plastic Bottle

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Take an empty plastic bottle and hold it horizontal. Cut the upper part of it carefully with a knife. This is to make the head of our lampshade.

Step 2: Paint the Plastic Bottle

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Now paint the plastic bottle with green and yellow color. You can use acrylic colors for this.

Step 3: Draw Characters

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In order to decorate further draw some tribal characters on the plastic head using black color. This type of drawing is called “Warli” art which is an ancient drawing art form in one of the tribes living in the forests in India.

Step 4: Final Look of Lamphead

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This is how your lampshade head will look like after drawing is done.

Step 5: Make Plastic Leaves

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Now we will make some leaves. For this, cut a small plastic piece from rest of the bottle and cut it further in leaves shape. Paint and decorate these plastic leaves in green colors and add detailing.

Step 6: Make Crepe Paper Leaves

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Next, take a crepe paper and create some leaves out of it. Also, collect some ready made flowers from the market.

Step 7: Create a Wired Stand

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Now take the wire and form a triangular shape with it. This will form the base of the lampshade.

Step 8: Complete the Stand

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Erect the stand and it will look like this.

Step 9: Decorate the Stand

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Now cover the stand with color tape and attach the plastic leaves and crepe paper leaves on it. It will start looking more beautiful!

Step 10: Fix the Lamphead to It

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Now attach the lamp head to the stand at the top. Use glue gun to make it tight. Make a hole at the top of the lampshade and insert the stand shaft in it to fix it tight.

Step 11: Our Lampshade Is READY!

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Finally, fix small torch light inside the lamp head with he help of glue gun. Now your lampshade craft is ready!

 

courtesy: instructables

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