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How to DIY Plastic Bottle Leaf Chandelier

DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

We’ve seen many ideas on recycling plastic bottles,  this plastic bottle chandelier from mirtesen looks outstandingly amazing for indoor decoration or porch or garden. The plastic bottles are preferably selected in color green, as well as some brown and some white to make it more bright.

Materials:

  • Plastic bottles
  • Scissors
  • Copper Wire
  • Heater (soldering iron here)
  • Needle optional

Here is the detailed instructions:

DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

1. Choose the plastic bottles in colors of your choice.DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

2. Cut the plastic into any leaf shapes, this one is birch leaf, pretty?DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

3. Use the heater, here is soldering iron with thick tip, to curl up the edge of leaves to make them more impressive esp in the light. (Caution the heat, you may use candle instead)

DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

4. Use the soldering icon top edge to form vein of the leaves.DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

5. Heat the needle or wire to penetrate a hole of each leaf.  Use thin copper wire as the stem and cut into pieces the length of 15-20cm, wire through the plastic leaves and twist leaf with extra 10-15 mm wire at the end.DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

6. Arrange the stems to form the chandelier.DIY Leaf Lamp Shade from Plastic Bottles

 

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