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I've been trying to make a lampshade but couldn't come up with any idea. A friend posted pictures of a crochet and yarn lampshades on my facebook wall which instantly inspired me to make this shade! I was afraid at first, what if it doesn't work out the way I thought but thank goodness it did. This instructable will show you how to make this paper lampshade.

The moment I switched the lamp on the light effects seemed like bursting out of the shade! so I wanted to name it 'something' light-burst lampshade!

Take a look, I hope you like it :)

Please vote for me in the Make it Glow contest if you like this paper lampshade, I'd really appreciate your vote :)

Step 1: Things You Need

To make this lampshade you'll need:

1) Paper
2) Scissor,
3) Pen or pencil,
4) Balloon (round shape),
5) White glue,
6) Paint and paint brush,
7) Lighting system.
8) Cardboard.

waaw nice
<p>its simply amazing 'n as simple as that....</p><p>i'll suerly try it... :)</p>
<p>its amazing n as simple as that....!!!!! </p><p>i'll suerly try it....oswm :)</p>
<p>goooooooooooooooooooooooood idea</p>
<p>I love all of your lampshade ideas! I go over my grandparents every weekend to interact with my cousins. I'm thinking about using the ideas to make their own lampshade and interact together. This is a fun idea for kids to interact together! </p>
<p>between the layers of glue and paper could you put colored cellophane or tissue paper?</p>
<p>I don't think using cellophane is a good idea for lampshades. You could use colored papers to cover the snowflakes if you want to add colors to the lampshade :)</p>
You are really cool!! :)
<p>Thanks sis!</p>
very very nice! love the reflection! Now we have to see what Tharun comes up with ! :-)
Thank you shazni! yes, waiting to see yours and Tarun's lamp, he hasn't been around for a while.
These look great! Thanks for sharing. I need to make one of those with my daughters.
Thanks! post a picture if you make one! hope you'll have fun making it :)
thanks for this lovely idea. please bring us more ideas.....Hiba
No problem, love to share ideas :) sure will!
Oooh I was waiting for your lamps...this is spectacular!!! :)
Thanks linda! :) glad you like it!
Very creative. I like it.
Thank you :)
It's beautiful!!!
Thanks emily!

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Bio: Hey, I'm Muhaimina! A crazy craft addict! Obsessed with swirls, beautiful colors and shapes (especially triangles!)... and Instructables is pretty much my second home!
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