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Bebunni Table Lamp

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This month’s challenge is all about ‘Tags, Bags & Boxes’. Design Team member Sarah Jayne made an amazing table lamp for inspiration, and she was kind enough to create a second one to show us all how she did it!


For this adorable project, Sarah Jayne used:

Here is what she shared:

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1. BASE…..Using the Special Treat board, emboss around the Mini Milk carton which is nesting inside the large Milk Carton. I left one of the top tabs out as it was not needed for this.

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2. Glue the side flap using Collall Tacky Glue.

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3. Cut out a square of your card 2 ¼” X 2 ¼” for the base of the card, Glue into place & then fold over the top flaps & also using Collall Tacky Glue, Glue to close. (This is where the lamp Shade will sit)

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4. SHADE… Using the Sweet Things embossing board, emboss & cut out three popcorn boxes.

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5. If you want to put parts out of the shade to add acetate this is the stage you do it at. Here I used the Die’sire Magic Mirror Die on all three Popcorn Boxes which was all six panels.

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6. Now place the lamp shade pieces into position where they will be glued, but where you can see the flap showing around the die you have cut. Mark it with a pencil & cut it away. Top tip: this is easier before you have started to glue

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7. Now glue your shade together (as shown)

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8. To measure the acetate for the windows, I placed a piece on top & used my craft knife to mark the acetate, leaving a small gap.

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9. I used the Embossalicious ‘Gothic Script’ folder to add texture to my windows.

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10. I used Collall All Purpose Glue to stick the windows & Collall Tacky Glue to finally make the finished lamp shade shape.

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11. Lamp Shade Support: Print out your template (available by clicking —> here <—), cut & score. Then transfer the same shape to a piece of Centura Pearl card (the extra weight card is needed)..

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12. Snip the Corners & use Collall Tacky Glue & pegs to hold into shape until dry.


13. Use Collall Tacky Glue all around the lip of the Lamp Shade support & don’t try put it straight into place. Line up opposite sides & add pegs for support. Do this on all six sides.

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14. Glue the top of the Milk carton & place the shade on the top & decorate as desired.

Isn’t this a fantastic gift for someone (or for yourself!)? We’re so glad Sarah Jayne shared this wonderful tutorial – we can’t wait to see you have a go at it! Play along with this month’s challenge and create this or any other kind of Tag, Bag, or Box. Enter it here for your chance to win a £30 voucher:

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