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Giant Bow Lamp | Paper Craft > Other Paper Crafts

By TARUN | Other,

Difficulty Level Expert
Giant Bow Lamp | Hobbyideas
We all love bows, In this tutorial I will not only show you how to make a huge bow but how you can make a giant gorgeous pendant lamp.
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how to do it yourself

STEP 1
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Material Needed.

STEP 2
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Draw several 2" wide lines on the paper using a pencil.

STEP 3
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Join the strips together using Fevicol MR.

STEP 4
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Start making a single petal of bow, glue the end to form a big loop.

STEP 5
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Now twist the strip to make another petal, glue at the place where the strip intersects.

STEP 6
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Repeat the above steps to make balance petals, you will notice that the petal is formed close to the previous petal. Glue it using Fevicol MR.

STEP 7
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Keep making petals one after another.
NOTE: Every time you glue, press the join using your palm for few seconds and wait for few seconds for glue to bond with the paper before you make another petal.

STEP 8
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Punch a hole in the middle of the lamp, where all strips are glued. The hole should be wide enough to let the plastic tube pass through. I punched using eyelet punch tool and later widen it using a screw driver.

STEP 9
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 9 | Hobbyideas

Remember it is paper, so use low watt CFL or LED bulbs to light it up. And you are done :).
Enjoy your giant bow lamp.

STEP 10
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 10 | Hobbyideas

When you reach the end of the strip, snip it using scissor and make sure the end is glued. Put some heavy object like a paper weight in the middle of the bow and wait for glue to dry for several minutes.

STEP 11
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 11 | Hobbyideas

Punch a hole in the middle of the lamp, where all strips are glues. The hole should be wide enough to let the plastic tube pass through. I punched using eyelet punch tool and later widen it using screw driver.

STEP 12
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 12 | Hobbyideas

Insert the plastic tube through the hole

STEP 13
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 13 | Hobbyideas

You have to remove the wire from the socket pin of the lighting arrangement so that you can insert that wire from inside the lamp and pull it outside though the plastic tube. After that you can reattach.

STEP 14
Giant Bow Lamp - Step 14 | Hobbyideas

Remember it is paper , so use low watt CFL or LED bulbs to light it up. And you are done :).
Enjoy your giant bow lamp.

you will need

You will need following items: Fevicol MR, Big sheets of thick paper or card paper of your favorite color (Just remember that dark colors in thick sheet are not the best choice), Scissor.

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