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flower lamp shade

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hayley trott
flower lamp shade

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Baby & Kids

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Very quick and simple, using upcycled toilet roll tubes to improve an old lamp shade!

Materials & Equipment List

- toilet roll tubes
- old lamp shade
- split pins
- scissors

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

Firstly Take one cardboard toilet roll tube and flatten it in half
Secondly measure 1 cm strips along the tube and cut.
You will be left with a collection of petal shaped strips
then using a pair of scissors carefully make a small hole at the base of petal
After making the small hole place the split pin through the hole
Make a small hole in a second petal and attach like above.
Flatten the ends of the split pin down making sure not to cover the hole on the other side of the petal.
Repeat this with another petal.
Repeat all previous steps until you have a flower, you will need roughly 5 flowers depending on how big your lamp shade is.
After you have created the flower place a split pin through the centre like above.
Finally measure on you lamp shade where you would like the flowers to sit, make a small incision with some scissors then attach with centre split pin like above.
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hayley trott

lincoln

United Kingdom

Lincoln university product design student ....

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