Now, who doesn’t like a fancy looking lamp shade by their bed side? If you have the urge to get a fancy lamp shade for your bedroom then instead of wasting your money on buying a new one, you can actually make one all by yourself! It’s no kidding but you can actually make a lamp shade of your own by following the simple steps that are given below. All you need is a little bit of coffee filter in order to make your lamp shade. Now without wasting any more of our time let’s get started with it.
How to make the coffee filter lamp shade?
In order to make the coffee filter lamp shade you will need the following things:
- Hot glue and
- Coffee filters
All of these items can be easily availed so, it shouldn’t be a problem for you. Now let’s check out the steps.
- At first, start folding the coffee filters in half and then again fold it in half and then again repeat the same. So in total, you need to fold it three times.
- Now the next thing that you need to do is fold the point up and apply glue on the spot. Continue folding till you get enough of these folded coffee filters to cover up the lamp shade.
Note: the one thing that you need to keep in mind is that it doubles the size of your lamp shade. After your lamp shade is completed, it may become so big that it may not fit on the stand. To put it in other words, the top may become heavy for the base to support. Therefore, you get a stand according to the size of this lamp shade that you are making.
- Once you are done folding enough coffee filters now it’s time to glue them up on the lamp shade.
There you have your coffee filter lamp shade ready to be placed beside your bed side. Actually, you can keep it anywhere you want and make your house look good. But a small tip, don’t forget to give your lamp stand a quick paint job in order to make it look new and also to match its color with the lamp shade. If you find this easy to make and seriously love the lamp shade then you can make more of these. The only thing is that it may take a lot of time. But the end result is totally worth it. That’s because you don’t get to see such lampshades often or in everybody’s house. Therefore, you can also impress your guests with the help of this coffee filter lamp shade. In fact, you can even make few of these and gift it to your friends and relatives. It is guaranteed that they will marvel at your creativity.
Now that you know how to make a coffee filter lamp shade, you can try your hands at this at home and create some great stuff out of nothing. All you need is some spare time and dedication towards it. If you are a working person then you can make it during the weekends when you have no office. Wouldn’t that be a great idea?