Pendant lamp with pencils


Make a colorful and eye-catching lamp-shade using drawing pencils and am empty coffee tin. The lamp is ideal for kid's and teenager's room.

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 Materials and tools: 

  • A metal tin.
  • pendant light kit (cord set).
  • 40 to 50 colouring pencils. 
  • PVA glue.
  • A brush to spread the glue.
  • A strong knife to open a hole at the bottom of the tin. 
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Step 1:  Use a strong and durable knife to open a hole at the bottom of the can (slightly larger than 4 cm). In this hole you'll fit the light-socket.


Step 2: With the brush apply plenty of glue on the outer surface of the container. Wrap around a piece of paper. The wood pencils will glue much easier on the paper surface than on the the metal.



Step 3: Apply glue on the paper. Glue the pencils, one nect to the other. 


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Step 4: Cover the whole can with coloured pencils.

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Step 5: When dry, pass the lamp-socket through the hole of the metal container. The pendant lamp is ready.

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The lampshade is suitable for discreet lighting. 


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