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on: February 25, 2009 03:23:25 AM 
Started by caroline_dw, Message by caroline_dw
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I already posted about the mural I did for my sister's bedroom.


But that's not all she got: I also made her a feather lamp.

I had seen similar designs on the web and here on craftster, and decided to try and make one myself.

I used a pink Japanese paper lamp as base.

I drew about a million - or so it felt - leaves from craft tissue paper, using a stencil and tracing pencils (used for sewing) and then cut them out with scissors.

Then I added glue at the top of the leave using a glue roller.

And started sticking. (I fixed the lamp to a microphone stand to keep the lamp sturdy while sticking)

Because I used different colours for the paper lamp and tissue paper, you get a great effect when it's lit.

I really liked how it turned out...

But it gets even better, my talented boyfriend his artist name is Toonpoot - made a matching painting!

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