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Paper Mache light Shade

Paper Mache light Shade
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Light shades using paper are simple and are very easy to make at home. Different materials along with paper are used to make light shades.

Here we have made this simple Light shade using Plaster of Paris and Colored paper bits.

 

Paper Made Light Shade
Materials require : -
Light Shade materials
» Balloon 1
» Fevicol 1 tube
» Bandage or gauze 1 roll
» Plaster of Paris 1 packet
» Colored paper 3-4 shades

blowing the balloon

Lets begin by blowing the balloon fully to make a firm base for the Light shade.

Apply glue on top of the balloon and wrap a thin layer

Apply glue on top of the balloon and wrap a thin layer of gauze or bandage over the balloon covering the entire balloon with out leaving any gap in between.

Now mix a cup of Plaster of Paris with Fevicol and water

Now mix a cup of Plaster of Paris with Fevicol and water. Apply a thin coat of this mixture on top of the balloon covering two third of the balloon.

stick color paper bits

Now stick color paper bits, tissue paper etc on top of the Plaster of Paris mixture and leave until dry. This might take several days.

balloon remove

Using pin lets pop the balloon and remove it from the shade carefully.

paper made light shade

Your paper made light shade is all set, you may fix it using appropriate holder and bulb. Light up any corner or room of your choice. Make more of such light shades and enjoy your free time..

 

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