DIY Folded Lampshade With Wooden Elements

Are you ready for a new DIY idea? If making design items for home, with your own two hands appeals to you, today I will show you how to create a DIY Folded lampshade with wooden beads accents. We all know that the light fixtures can break the bank, so any alternative ways to create interesting lighting solutions at home are welcome.

DIY Folded Lampshade With Wooden Elements

Coming up with your own designs is not only budget saving but also very rewarding so I strongly recommend to give it a try. You know that I always come up with a low probability of fail, kind-of-projects so don’t worry, whether you are high-level DIY-er or a total beginner, you will be able to complete it in no time! Get your materials, use favourite colors and follow the easy step by step tutorial below to make your own Design lamp (or 3!)

Trio of lamps

You know that I always come up with a low probability of fail, kind-of-projects so don’t worry, whether you are high-level DIY-er or a total beginner, you will be able to complete this DIY in no time! Get your materials, use favourite colors and follow the easy step by step tutorial below to make your own Design lamp (or 3 as I did!).

Materials to DIY Folded Lampshade With Wooden Elements

Here’s a supply list needed to complete this project:

  • A4 thick white and black paper
  • light cord
  • string
  • wooden beads
  • pencil
  • double sided tape

Instructions:

You might be surprised how easy this lamp is to make, but aren’t these kind of DIYs the best?

Fold the a4 paper into a ‘cone’ shape. and make a little mark with a pencil at the point where the paper overlaps.

Fold the a4 paper

DIY Folded Lampshade With Wooden Elements Mark

4. Unfold the paper and apply a thin stripe of a double sided tape just before the pencil line.

Unfold Paper

5. Place the cord light in the middle of the paper. Remove the protective layer of the tape, fold the paper over the cord light and seal it, in a place where you added a tape.

Beads and string

Lamp Tutorial With Paper Inside

6.Pass a string through the top of the cone lamp and add beads at the end of it. Make sure that the beads are fixed low enough to be visible.

Folding paper with beads for lamp

Wooden beads closer

Now your design is ready. I find it incredibly satisfying to make objects that are not only useful but also look good. For somebody like me, who likes to change things up at home constantly these are perfect solutions, because when I come up with something new, I won’t hesitate to change it. After all this DIY Folded Lampshade is made out of paper and a few wooden beads. Can you believe it?

Set of three DIY Folded Lampshade With Wooden Elements

You can also use it as a decorative mobiles, if used without the cordlight.Enjoy!