DIY: How to make wine glass candle lamps
| wine glass candle lamps from WEDDING PLANS,
|photo from Beachbride
NOTHING SETS THE MOOD LIKE CANDLELIGHT,
especially candlelight glowing through translucent paper. Inexpensive wine glasses become
fancy candle lamps when topped with vellum shades. Use them as dramatic
lighting at each place setting on the head table. Or put one on a mirror
in the center of each guest table with a sprinkling of foil-wrapped
candies. White, off-white or pastel colors will allow the most light to
shine through the shades
1. To get a copy of the lampshade
pattern click here.
To view this file, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader- a free download is available HERE
2. Trace the lampshade pattern onto the sheet
of vellum. Cut
the straight ends and the inner curve using plain scissors with decorative
2. Punch designs about 1" (2.5 cm) from the lower edge,
spacing the designs evenly.
3. Apply a thin line of glue (a glue pen
works well for this) to one straight end. Lap the other end over the glued
end, forming the shade.
4. Secure the votive candle and set the lampshade
atop a wine glass
See links below for supplies and more projects.