How to make a lampshade with your own hands

If you have a table lamp or sconce that does not have a lampshade, then you do not need to spend money to purchase it. A lamp shade with your own hands is not at all difficult to do. Self-made lampshade will not only be a great decoration for absolutely any interior, but also allow you to save a lot. In order to make a lampshade for a desk lamp, you will need: 1). Transparent plastic bucket. A bucket of pickles or mayonnaise works well; 2). Acrylic paint in white; 3). Synthetic brush for applying paint; 4). Contours for glass and ceramics, having metallic shades. For example, gold, copper, silver and bronze will suit; 5). Pencil; 6). Line; 7). Scotch tape; 7). Scissors; 8). Stencil with the image of flowers; 9). Knife. Making a lampshade can be divided into several stages: 1. Using a knife or scissors, cut a hole in the bottom of the bucket, focusing on the size of the lamp holder;
 How to make a lamp shade with your own hands
2.Acrylic white paint apply with a brush on the bottom of the bucket and wait for it to dry. As a rule, the paint dries completely very quickly (in about 1-2 hours); 3. When the paint dries completely, start drawing a pattern on the glass. Make small dots, trying not to lubricate them; 4. Gradually fill the bottom space with a pattern of dots;
 How to make a lamp shade with your own hands
How to make a shade do it yourself
 How to make a lamp shade with your own hands
 How to make a lamp shade with your own hands
5. Edge of the bucket also paint with white paint. And when the paint dries, also create a pattern of dots; 6. Measure the height of the bucket. In this case, it is 11 cm.Using a pencil and ruler, measure 11 cm on the stencil and carefully cut it along this line; 7. Scoop the stencil around the bucket and fix it with small pieces of scotch. 8. Put the lampshade on the lampshade, which you made with your own hands. Screw the light bulb and light the light. Consider that such a lampshade can only be used in combination with energy-saving light bulbs that do not heat up too much. So, now you know how to make a lampshade with your own hands. If you do not have a stencil, then you can make it yourself, carefully cutting out the liked pattern from the thick paper.
 How to make a lamp shade with your own hands
How to make a lampshade with your own hands
 How to make a lamp shade with your own hands
 How to make a lamp shade with your own hands


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