Concrete and Gold Diy Lampshade

by Juneolsen
3 Hours
Lampshade made of concrete with gold leafing, using two empty soda bottles.
Make a designer concrete and gold lampshade.
Use 2 empty soda bottles, concrete mix, threaded tube, and a swag light.
Drill holes in the bottle tops. Screw the small bottle into the large (cut the bottom out of the large bottle first) using the threaded tube. Stabilize with screws in a tin.
Mix up concrete and spoon in; tap as you go to ensure the concrete goes all the way to the bottom. Leave to set.
Add some gold leaf.
Spray the inside gold.
Wire onto an IKEA shelf bracket.
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  • Juneolsen Juneolsen on Aug 20, 2014
    Hi +Hml ! I wrestled it out....if you struggle, try heating up the plastic bottle with a hair drier!

  • Libbie B Libbie B on Jan 29, 2015
    I love this....How much light does it give off?

    • Libbie B Libbie B on Jan 29, 2015
      @Libbie B Sorry! I see it now in the comments.....NICLEY done!