• Front metal part of an old fan
• Glass bottle and lid big enough for a bulb to fit in
• Tissue paper (printed)
• Inside part of an old cake tin
• Wallpaper glue
• Electric drill with a 4/6mm drill bit
• Light fitting with lampshade reducer rings and holders, fitted bulb and cables
• Tools to put the light fitting together
• Permanent marker
• Craft knife and scissors
1. The most difficult part of this project is to collect all the different parts.
2. Using a permanent marker, draw a small dot in the middle of the glass bottle lid and drill a hole in the lid.
3. Start to cover the glass bottle and lid with the tissue paper.
4. Paint wallpaper glue onto the outside of the glass bottle with your fingers. Then paste the cut paper onto the glass, decorating the side facing out. Use your fingers to press the paper onto the glass, from the center towards the outer edge, to remove air bubbles and excess glue. Leave overnight to dry.
5. Use the craft knife to cut away any unwanted tissue paper around the edges.
6. Place the glass bottle and lid upside with the metal frame and inside of cake tin on top of each other.
7. Unscrew the lid from the bottle. Feed the length of the electric cable (with a light fitting at one end) through the drilled hole in the lid, metal frame and cake tin. Use a lampshade reducer ring and holder to keep the newly made lampshade and fitting stable.
8. Wire an electric plug to the end of the cable emerging from the lampshade or connect it to an existing lamp socket. Fit a bulb into the light fitting and screw the lid back onto the bottle.