The early, dark winter evenings and cozy DIY projects fit together like hot cocoa and whipped cream! Then create light in the dark with a decorative folded lamp, which you can make.
You need to prepare:
- 4 sheets of paper in A3 size. Watercolor quality paper pad A3 -180 grams (purchased in Panduro)
- bone folder
- wiring with wire
You find the template at the bottom
Here's how you do it
Follow a step by step guide below and abdomen and fold as described in the wizard.
STEP 1 (PHOTO 1)
Cut out the template and draw the same pattern on your A3 paper. The dimensions are per sheet: 32 cm x 38 cm.
STEP 2 (PHOTO 2)
Emboss all horizontal and oblique lines with fake legs. Your vertical bars are help strings and should not be folded.
STEP 3 (PHOTO 3 & 4)
Fold all horizontal lines, as in a mouse staircase. Make the edges sharp with a nail or the like.
STEP 4 (PHOTO 5-6-7-8-9-9b-10-11-12-13)
Fold all oblique lines in DAL. Start with the ends of the lamp and finish folding them inclined in the middle.
Then fold all the other lines - they straight line. Fold these in the top and the valley. This is done on the entire sheet.
Repeat point. 1 to 4 So you have a total of 4 folded sheets.
STEP 5 (PHOTO 14 & 15)
Glue the 4 sheets together. So it becomes an oblong folded rectangle
Let dry. Fold the lamp together with glue to make it a cylinder.
STEP 6 (PHOTOS 16 & 17)
Cut holes at the ends both at the top and the bottom. Use a hollow bowl.
STEP 7 (18)
Pull a string through the holes at the top and tighten carefully.
Insert cord and bulb.
Pull the string through the bottom and tighten with a loose knot.
Use if necessary. a stop needle to help get the cord through the holes.
STEP 8 (PHOTO 19)
Your DIY lamp is now ready for suspension.