Grocery Bag Pendant Lamp

A Grocery-Bag-Hack that is so stylish! Make a unique pendant lamp with the humble paper bag and see how beautifully it lights up!
Start with 2 paper grocery bags - that's all you need. Open them up, remove the handles and get them ready for folding.
I made a folding pattern and diagram you can download from the link at the end of this article, just follow along and make some folds.
After folding the 2 sections, join them together with glue or double sided tape.
Thread a piece of twine or yarn at the top and gather it into a gorgeous lampshade!
Transform a plain pendant cord into an unique one with sisal rope.
See how small it can become? Great for storage!
Use LED light bulbs that generate very little heat, so no worries of fire, and a 7.5 LED watt bulb can light up like a 40 watt conventional bulb.

Want more details about this and other DIY projects? Check out my blog post!

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  • Lou Lou on Oct 17, 2019

    I too can't find the folding link and would really like to try this great idea.

  • Jo Winston Jo Winston on Mar 29, 2020

    Did you wrap the cord in twine?

  • Terry Kuehling Richey Terry Kuehling Richey on Mar 29, 2020

    could it get too hot from light bulb causing a fire hazard? Love it.


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