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How to make a lamp yourself


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To make the original lamp yourThe most usual items will suit your hand: plastic bottles and disposable utensils, threads and twine, felt and crocheted napkins, even a teapot and used coffee filters.

You will need

  • For luminaire:
  • - plastic bottle 5 l-
  • - disposable spoons-
  • - Super glue-
  • Knife.
  • For a paper lamp:
  • - paper lamp-ball-
  • - tissue paper-
  • - scissors-
  • - double sided tape.
  • For coffee lamp:
  • - shade of light shade-
  • - PVA glue-
  • - used coffee filters.
  • For the lamp-teapot:
  • - kettle-
  • - Drill.



Fixture lump of plastic spoons
Cut off the bottom of the plastic bottle, unscrewCover. This will be the basis for the lamp. Cut off the handles from the plastic spoons. Apply to the top of the spoon a drop of super-glue and glue to the bottom of the bottle. The part is pressed and held for a couple of seconds. Stick the next spoon as close to the first as possible. Glue the remaining parts in a row. Spoons of the next row glue offset and overlap the previous row. Try to make sure that the plastic bottle is not visible. Similarly, glue all the spoons on the base. Insert the cartridge into the lamp and screw in the energy saving light bulb. It does not heat up, so this lampshade will not melt.

Fixture lump of plastic spoons


Lamp made of paper
As a basis for this original chandelierYou will need a simple paper lamp, which is sold in the IKEA store. From cigarette paper, cut circles of the same diameter. Cover them with a paper lamp. Attach to a piece of tissue paper a piece of double-sided scotch and glue to the luminaire, with the first row underneath, and then glue on the next.


Coffee Lamp
This elegant lamp is a real find forLovers of coffee. Invented by his American designer Lampada, but it is quite possible to do it yourself. To make it, you need coffee filters, which you must first rinse and dry. Prepared filters, glue on the lampshade with a glue of PVA and allow the lamp to dry. Now you can insert the cartridge, twist the energy saving light bulb and enjoy the pleasant soft light and light aroma of your favorite drink.


Lighting Kettle
The original idea for a lamp madeWith their own hands, can be borrowed from the Italian designer Tommaso Guer, who created cute lamps from an ordinary teapot. Take the teapot (the easiest way to work with plastic) and make a hole in the bottom of the required size so that it can be inserted into the cartridge. To do this, use a drill with a special nozzle. If necessary, wet it with water during operation. Insert the cartridge and screw in the energy saving light bulb.

How to make a lamp yourself Was last modified: May 21st, 2017 By Vayweont
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