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How to make a lampshade out of thread

Probably, you had moments in your life when youWent into a huge store of household goods for the house and could not find the right thing. Like and the range is such that the eyes run up, but nothing to choose. Reasons for this can be various: prices bite, the product itself looks unattractive or the presented things do not fit in any way interior Your home.

Today "so simple!" Offers you an alternative to long and tedious shopping. We show you how to make a stylish Lamp shade Own hands.

How to make a lampshade out of thread

For this you will need only three hours of time and materials, which will always be at hand. Believe me, to create something genius with a minimum of costs is quite possible!


  • Thread (color and thickness pick up to your taste)
  • Wallpaper paste
  • Inflatable ball or air balloon
  • Thin polyethylene film
  • Brush for applying glue
  • Electric wire, chuck and decorative plastic cone

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  1. Prepare all the materials and arrange them in a convenientOrder. Remember: the thread must be taken not very thin, otherwise they will not hold the structure. Before you start the process, pump the ball or blow the balloon (it depends on your choice).
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  3. Wrap the ball with a plastic wrap: This will protect its surface from getting the glue. Then proceed to the main thing - winding the threads on the ball. Do not try to wind a lot of threads - then through the shade will not pass the light. Try to find the golden mean, so that the light is correctly scattered, but still quite bright.
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  5. The next step is applying the glue to the workpiece. Here you can spare this material - it is necessary that the threads are well impregnated and after the glue dries they retain their shape. It is best to apply it with a special brush.
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  7. After the glue dries, you need to get the ball(Ball) from the lampshade. The ball is removed from the structure as follows: release air and pull through any of the holes. With a ball the story is even easier - just touch it with a sharp object and it will burst.
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  9. The most important stage is bringing the electrician toMiracle lampshade. For this use the same hole through which you took out the ball (ball). Place an electric cartridge with a lamp inside it. Make sure that the bulb is not too close to the walls of the lampshade and certainly does not touch them - fire safety above all!
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  11. Fix the resulting lampshade on the ceiling and connect it to the electrical circuit.
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Voila! Your house has now got Stylish lamp, From which everyone will definitely be delighted.

Feel like a real master - tryDo this extraordinary thing in one of the boring evenings. And even share this master class with others - maybe they will light up the idea and implement it!