Eco-Friendly DIY: Wine Cork Lampshade

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Since I have been dubbed The Office Craft Guru, buckets and bags of unneeded items are ‘gifted’ to me often. I try to keep the clutter in my office to a minimum; reducing waste that takes up lots of space is always a plus. This practice keeps creativity high and using resources to a minimum. Look around; what do you have an abundance of? What is collecting dust around your home or office?

For me, it’s a bucket of wine corks and a plain old lampshade. Ready to get down to craft town?

 

Wine Cork Lampshade: Finding Inspiration

Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911
Photo: Earth911

When embarking on a Reuse crafting adventure, it is important to use what you already have on hand. This way, you save money and reduce environmental impact by not road tripping to the craft store.

Instead of throwing away or recycling the plain white lampshade that came with the lamp I got at Goodwill, I decided to treat it as a blank canvas. Flip through the steps to make a quirky companion to any lamp base that might need a new spark.

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