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diy Wedding Ideas: Tealight Candle Lamp Shades {Video}

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DIY Wedding Lamp Shade

DIY Lamp Shade

A big thank you to weddingfriends.co.za for sharing their tea light candle lamp shades project with us!  Watch their easy and cool step-by-step video below.  Warning! If you are at the office – festive music accompanies this video – we love it but the boss probably won’t. {Wink!}

Materials Needed:

– Scissors
– Any piece of A4 paper
– Ruler
-Tea light candle
– Wine glass
– Lighter
-Sticky tape
– Pencil

DIY Lampshade from Hauke Digital on Vimeo.

 

Instructions:

Step {1} Hold your paper in landscape, and measure 16cm from the top. Draw a line horizontally

Step {2} Measure 29cm from the left side, and draw a line vertically

Step {3} Measure 7.5cm from each side and make a mark at each point

Step {4} Draw a diagonal line from each 7.5cm point to the edge of the paper at the 16cm line. The final shape should measure 14cm at the top, 29cm at the bottom and 16cm from top to bottom

Step {5} Cut out the shape

Step {6} Place tape along the one side of the page, and bring it around to the other side to form the lamp shade

Step {7} Light the tea light candle and drop it into the wine glass

Step {8} Place the lampshade over the glass. Voila! Your romantic table decor is ready to light up the scene.

 

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Photography & Project courtesy of: Wedding Friends

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  • bloomorningglory

    Just finished a set of 12 of these. Love them!

  • Gwen

    I would have never thought of this idea if you wouldn’t have posted it. That is why I love this site!

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