Cocktail Umbrella Lamp
Heather Wells decorates this cylinder lamp with cocktail umbrellas to make a unique and functional art piece.
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Materials and Tools:
pre-made cylinder lamp with modified base and self-adhesive shade
cocktail umbrellas with tips that have been dipped in glow in the dark paint
sharp little scissors
heat retardant spray
1. Dismantle the pre-made lamp and peel back the adhesive backing on the shade (figure A).
2. Poke a hole in the shade with scissors.
3. Trim half of the umbrella stick.
4. Insert the modified umbrella through the hole.
5. Put a few drops of glue on the stick inside the cylinder.
8. Repeat steps 1-7 until the cylinder is covered with cocktail umbrellas (figure D).
9. Glue down the parts of the umbrellas that don't lay flat.