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By Adeline Lobut

Choosing the appropriate lampshade can increase the temper of a room yet making lampshades through hand presents a uniquely person contact 50. Thrifty DIY Lampshades offers you a stunning but a possibility selection of lampshade tasks that glance dear yet do not have the cost tag to check to reinforce any home!

Each of the 50 tasks is followed by means of easy directions, diagrams and illustrated via appealing images. priceless templates and stencils also are supplied that can assist you grasp the elemental options, no matter if you're a whole beginner or a professional DIY-er.

Features a various diversity of kinds, innovations and fabrics for vast attraction - together with knitting, stitching, beading, decoupage, upcycling, papercraft and more.

So why no longer enliven your decor with hand-crafted lamps in an abundance of types from modern stylish to normal natural, vintage unfashionable to boho modern.

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The canary has flown Materials • Branch • 2 yellow feathers • Lamp holder • Electricity cable • Small 15W lamp • Thick wire • Fine wire • Yellow glass beads • Cutting pliers • White paint Instructions Paint the branch white, leave to dry. Glue on the feathers. Prepare the bottom part of the chandelier: cut 50cm (20in) of thick wire and make eight consecutive loops. Close up into a circle to obtain a ring approximately 6cm (21⁄4in) in diameter (see Fig. 1). Figure 1 Cut three 30cm (12in) lengths of thick wire.

Intersperse all sorts of little mementos. The more personal your items, the more original your lampshade will be. Sew little beaded hanging items from the top and bottom of the shade: slide on small and large rocaille beads alternately.

Make sure that the bulb does not touch the plastic lampshade, as it could melt it. Tin can lamp Materials • Tin can, 800g (1lb 12oz) • Round, transparent shade, 20cm (8in) high, to attach to lamp holder • Bolts • Washers • Lighting fixture • White lampstand • Small toolbox • Drill • White spray paint • Several pebbles • Strong glue • Double-sided sticky tape • Decorative paper • Cutter • Cutting mat • Metal ruler • Decorative sticky tape (optional) Instructions Open up a tin can and wash it out.

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