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Lampshade of card and wire

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How to make a lampshade with cardboard and wire

Learn how to make a flower lampshade using cardboard and wire. This is slightly more involved than our previous version which only uses cardboard, however this method creates a very beautiful effect.

Original lampshade

Material list
1. Old lampshade
2. Card: 2 large sheets. Red for petals effect, and green for leaves effect.
3. Wire: 2 - 3 meters. Thick enough to hold a shape strongly, but thin enough to bend reasonably easily.
4. Scissors
5. Wire clippers/pliers
6. PVA glue
7. Material tape approximately inch to inch thick
8. Pencil and eraser
9. Compass
10. One pin for making holes

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