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THIS IS THE LAMP SHADE WHICH HAS BEEN MADE FROM OLD COLD DRINK PLASTIC BOTTLE,AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGE.THIS ONE CAN BE EVEN USED AS LANTERN DURING FESTIVALS.IT DIDN'T COST ME EVEN A RUPEE TO BUILD THIS.

TO BUILD THIS IT DIDN'T EVEN TOOK MORE THEN 3 HOURS AND ITS AMAZING FOR THE PEOPLE WHO TRY TO MAKE BEST FROM WASTE.

ANY ONE CAN EASILY MAKE THIS.TO MAKE YOU UNDERSTAND IN A EASY WAY,I HAVE DIVIDED ITS METHOD OF BUILDING IN 5 DIFFERENT PARTS.SO FOLLOW THE EACH PART AND TRY TO MAKE YOUR OWN LAMP SHADE OR LANTERN.

SAFETY-ALL THE TOOLS SHOULD BE HANDLED CAREFULLY AND ELECTRIC CONNECTION SHOULD BE DONE UNDER ADULTS SUPERVISION.

 
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Step 1: PART 1-MATERIALS NEEDED

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TO MAKE THE LAMP SHADE WHICH CAN BE EVEN USED AS LANTERN,THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS YOU SHOULD ACQUIRE.

1) ANY PLASTIC BOTTLE( 1 LITRE COLD DRINK BOTTLE).

2) A SCISSOR AND A RED MARKER.

Step 2: MAKING MARKING AND CUTTING OF BOTTOM PART OF THE PLASTIC BOTTLE

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AFTER ACQUIRING A OLD PLASTIC BOTTLE,MARK A LINE ON THE BOTTOM OF THE PLASTIC BOTTLE AND AFTER DOING THAT,CUT THROUGH THE LINE WITH THE HELP OF SCISSOR AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGES.

Step 3: MAKING MARKING ON THE PLASTIC BOTTLE

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NOW MARK A LINE ON THE PLASTIC BOTTLE AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGE.

Step 4: MAKING HORIZONTAL MARKING ON THE PLASTIC BOTTLE

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NOW AGAIN MARK A LINES ON THE PLASTIC BOTTLE AND AFTER FINISHING IT,THIS IS HOW IT WILL LOOK AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGES.

Step 5: CUTTING THROUGH THE LINES

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AFTER MAKING LINES ON THE PLASTIC BOTTLE,CUT THROUGH THE LINES WITH THE HELP OF SCISSOR TILL THE BOTTOM END AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGES.

AFTER CUTTING THROUGH ALL THE LINES THIS IS HOW IT WILL LOOK AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGES.

Step 6: BENDING THE STRIPS

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AFTER CUTTING THROUGH THE LINES,BEND THE STRIP UPWARD.DO THIS WITH EACH AND EVERY STRIP AND THIS IS HOW IT WILL LOOK AFTER BENDING ALL THE STRIPS AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGE.

Step 7: BENDING THE ENDING PART OF THE STRIP

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AFTER BENDING THE STRIPS,NOW BEND THE BOTTOM PART OF THE STRIPS VERY LITTLE WHICH WILL GIVE OVERALL A PRETTY LOOK TO THE LAMP SHADE OR LANTERN AS SHOWN IN THE ABOVE IMAGES.

Cool! I like that you used two different colors of plastic bottles for this!