Scott Stevens

By Scott Stevens

LifeBuzz User

She Glues Cotton Wool Onto A Lamp, What She Ends Up With… You’ll Want One!

In today’s day and age, there are a lot of people that like to do things for themselves. This can give a greater sense of satisfaction with something you have in your house. Every time you see it you’ll know that you didn’t buy it at Wal-Mart or Target, you’ll know that you did it all by yourself.

These Do It Yourself (DIY) projects have become quite popular and in most cases they are done at a fraction of the cost of buying the item at a department store. You avoid the 300% or higher markup on it and it’s more fun to do.

This cloud was done in about five hours and it used the most basic of items to complete. The total is around $75 to make and that tells you that it would cost at least $200 in a major chain store.

The cloud can be made with lights inside of it so that it lights up to give it that illuminated look. Underneath it the cloud can easily be made to look like it is raining or even snowing.

For those that like to do things themselves and if you like the looks of this, it can be done pretty easily. In no time at all you’ll have a piece that all of your friends will be amazed at.

Do you like how this looks?

Do you like the look of this cloud? It's a lot easier to make than you might think.

Find a photo that you like as a guide.

The first thing you should do is find a good photo to use as a guide for your project.

You only need a few basic items.

The items you will need are easily found. You'll need a white lampion, cotton wool, two smaller polystyrene balls (or lampions), a chain or two of lights, dowels, screw hooks, hot glue gun and invisible thread.

The balls can be different sizes.

Glue the smaller balls to the sides of the bigger one. Make sure the glue is completely dry before moving on.

Insert two small screw hooks.

You'll need to insert screw hooks into the balls. You'll use these to hang the lamp.

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