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DIY: Light Shade Tutorial

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Yasemin Yagar
Written by Yasemin Yagar

Today, we will show how to make an easy and cheap light shade to you! And, as you know it is hard to find something both cheap and looking good. This tutorial could be a family activity to decorate your home or you can make these lights to use on garden party. But, wherever you use them, they will look perfect. Let’s learn how to make it!

Supplies

  • A glue gun
  • White plastic dixie cups ( it must be plastic, paper ones not strong enough)
  • Double braided jute twine
  • A knife
  • A pair of scissors

Step 1: Heat your glue gun, prepare your supplies and get ready to start!

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Step 2: Make an “X” with your knife on the bottom side of your cup.

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Step 3: By starting from around the “x”, glue your double braided jute twine on the plastic cup.

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Step 4: Wrap your double braided jute twine around until entire cup is covered. Add a row the place that the cup ends.

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Step 5: Cut excess twine and glue it down.

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That’s it! You can use led lighting or Christmas lights in it. With this idea, you can start to make soul of your home bohemian! I hope, you like it. Enjoy!

Source: ellaclaireinspired.com

About the author

Yasemin Yagar

Yasemin Yagar

I am 23. I study at Istanbul Bilgi University, gastronomy and culinary arts. As you can see, i love cooking and baking. In addition to these,  as hobbies, i am singing, acting at unprofessional theater and interested in gardening. Also, i am an animal lover.

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