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How to Turn Plastic Bags into a Table Lamp

How to Turn Plastic Bags into a Table Lamp

Urban Threads actually turned plastic Target bags into a lamp. I still can't quite believe it even after reading the tute! 

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First they fuse the bags. To do that, you'll need the following:

  • parchment paper
  • a scissor
  • an iron 
  • leftover plastic bags

To make the lamp's structure, you'll need this stuff:

  • 6 thin square dowels, about 1/4" thick
  • a small wood saw
  • wood glue
  • binder clips
  • X-acto knife, ruler and pencil
  • You'll need some sort of light source. UT used a battery-operated, stick-up bulb, but they also suggest a lamp kit--with an energy efficient bulb, of course--or a flameless LED candle.

Urban Threads likes to add thread to their projects, so to do that to this lamp you'll need a few more things. They include:

To see how it's all put together, head on over to Urban Threads.

I can't decide if I like the Target bulls-eyes or not. You?

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