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Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)
How to Make a Yarn Wrapped Lamp & DIY Lamp Shade
Make any room just a little bit cozier with a Yarn Wrapped Lamp and DIY Lamp Shade! Even a beginning crafter can make this bright and creative yarn project using their favorite colored bulky yarn, a wire lamp shade and a mason jar light.
Paint mason jar
Paint the inside of the mason jar using acrylic paint of choice and let dry completely.
Wrap yarn into ball
Wrap yarn into a ball approximately the size of a baseball. This will make it easier to wrap in and out of the lamp shade.
Attach & wrap yarn
Attach the yarn to the lamp shade and vertically wrap the entire shade in yarn.
Wrap a portion of the jar
Use a dab of hot glue to attach an end of yarn to the jar. Wrap a portion of the jar in yarn, then use a dab of hot glue to secure the end of the yarn.
Attach lamp adapter
Attach the lamp adapter to the jar.
Install light bulb & place shade
Install a low wattage light blub into the adapter and place the shade on the bulb.