DIY Hemp String Lamp

Lana Jane Fox
by Lana Jane Fox
I like to reclaim any electrical fitting that is safe to be used. Lamps as such are very simple electrical appliance with no moving parts, apart from a switch. This makes them very easy to transform and decorate. For this project, you don't need any special skills, nor you need to be a certified electrician.
All you need are the following items and willingness to get some glue on your hands.
1 Balloon or a beach ball, the size of which should be according to your desired lampshade size;
Hemp String;
Stretch Folio (you may need it if you are using beach ball you want to keep clean)
ModPodge, or other water-based drying craft glue;
Plastic gloves for protection (for protection, optional)
Follow the images bellow, or the written instructions in the link.
Lana Jane Fox
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  • Debbie Langer Borato Debbie Langer Borato on Jul 23, 2016
    How did you get the string to stay wrapped on the ball as you added more?

  • Amhurst Amhurst on Feb 15, 2017
    The link leads to a lighting website.

  • Lor51481077 Lor51481077 on Jun 22, 2021

    How do u start wrapping the string to get that at the top for wiring

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