In this instructable, I will show you how to make a Pac-Man ghost lamp.

To be precise, we will create small ghost lamp shades to turn a boring spotlight system into a great looking Pac-Man themed lamp.

You will need:
- plastic bottles with the right shape
- a lamp, preferably a halogen spotlight system
- some white and black plastic
- spray paint in red, pink, cyan and orange

Once you found the right bottles and a nice lamp, this project will take about 2 x 2 hours.

Step 1: Finding the Right Bottle

At first, you have to find a plastic bottle with the right shape. Unless your supermarket has a section for ghost shaped bottles, this will be a bit of a treasure hunt.

You are looking for a bottle that has a cylindrical shape with a round top. If you happen to be in Germany, you can look for the brand "Kneipp".

Buy one bottle for each ghost you plan to make, plus one or two spares, just in case.

<p>Will acrylic paint work on these?</p>
To be honest, I know next to nothing about paint. I used some generic spray paint. I assume that is acrylic paint, but I'm not sure.
Don't the halogen's get awfully hot? Did the bottles melt?
It depends on the lamp you use. With lamp from IKEA is used, the halogen bulbs already have metal shades with a plastic housing. I never had problems with the bottles melting, but YMMV with bare halogen bulbs.
Wow!! That's realy awesom! What a great idea! I'm olso going to make these! <br>Thanks for sharing !
Its SOOOOOO cute!<br><br>(And adorable!)
Nice idea! <br>Also cut a pie from a yellow plastic ball and make the protagonist!
So cute! This would look great in a kids' room!
Nice and easy!<br><br>Thanks for sharing.
I agree. I like the idea and you present it very clearly. You did a great job.
Fantastic, I love it!
Thanks! I'm glad you like it!

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