Paper Pendant Lamps
- Paint a sretched canvas from an art-supply store in your desired color.
- Plot out your design in pencil on the back, keeping dots a half-inch apart.
- Gently press an awl, a long pointed spike, through each dot in your design to make a hole slightly smaller than the diameter of the bulb.
- Press a bulb into each hole; secure each with craft clue.
Glass Pendant Lamps
Create a colorful outdoor pendant lamp by cutting the bottom of the bottle off with the glass cutting method mentioned above. Wire it with a socket, wire, long cord, and plug that you can hang as a swag lamp.
Glass Lamp Bases
Create a one-of-a-kind lamp by using glass vases or bottles as a base. To make this magic happen, use a drill (with a glass drill bit) and a bottle lamp kit, that can be purchased at your local home improvement store. Click here for a tutorial.
You can choose to leave the glass as is, or if you are in the need of some color use this tinting method or some spray paint to stain the glass lamp base.
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