Would you make a lamp shade?
If you want to tinker with a chic shade, stay with us and learn what materials and which technique you can employ. Today, it involves a round pendant made of hemp, natural look. Instead of ordering such a lamp, you can make them save money and have fun. In addition also the good feeling. Every time you see the lamp shade, you are excited about your creation and be proud of himself.
What materials do you need if you want to tinker as a Lampshade?
Select a light game ball – size to request
Hemp, sisal or other similar natural fibre
Special glue – the best liquid, the slower drying up
old towel or a plastic bag
a permanent marker pen
Luminaire with cord from the hardware store
Everything at a glance
After you got everything, you can start with the preparation.
Draw a circle with the felt-tip pen on the top of the ball as shown below
Lay the towel or the trash bag on the desktop
To moisten the hemp cord with adhesive, take a lot of it between the index finger and the thumb.
You can use the rubber gloves desire to protect your skin
In this way, you wrap the whole ball.
The tighter you wrap the hemp twine, more stable is your lamp shade
Sure that you assigned evenly throughout the hemp.
If not, then you put glue in addition at locations that are less stable look
Let completely dry the glue. It could take up to 24 hours
Let the air out of the ball through the air valve
If the ball is completely blown out, remove it from the lamp shade
Their pendant lamp is ready. It remains only the attachments to the lamp cord.
If you have no experience with it, get some advice please by a specialized
Did you like our craft idea? Have you decided that you want to tinker a hemp Lampshade? Let’s hope so. If so, we hope you enjoy it!