Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Wine Glass Tea-Lamps




These little "lamps" are so cute !  I wanted to make some months ago and finally made a few today.  We have a bunch of celebrations coming up in November and December.

This could be used at an informal tea-party, or if you choose the correct paper/card and glasses it would even look lovely as part of a formal table setting.

Or scatter them on the sweets or snack tables.

This is all you need to make these pretty Lamp-shades:

Pretty paper/card or even paper doilies
Double sided Tape
Tea-light candles
A selection of Wine Glasses - different sizes and types looks very nice together 
The template which you can find at Good Housekeeping by clicking HERE
  

Cut out the template - if it is too big - cut some away, following the template's design
Use the double sided tape to close the two ends on the inside
Place a Tea-light candle into each glass
Light the candle (looks lovely even without using candles...)
Top with your "Lamp-shade"

Here are the lamps without the candles being lit:


Just as pretty !!

I tried them in pairs and they all look nice:


I love them ... and with all the pretty paper in the stores now, you can create any theme, or download some from the internet - there are loads of free printables.

You can add Wine Glass Charms, see my post HERE on how to make some the easy way.  I did not add any to these but you might want to, depending on the occasion. 

Something else you might consider - add a small piece of ribbon round the bottom of the shades or punch in some holes and hang a few small beads.

Hope you enjoyed the post !

Bye-bye now,


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35 comments:

  1. Love this Linda! Perfect for my Tablescaping! I have a bunch of Christmas scrapbook paper. I will be making these for sure :-)

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  2. I love these Linda. They are so pretty. I never thought of doing this.
    Debi

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  3. So lovely!!! Great idea! Thanks so much for sharing!I'd love for you to visit my blog.
    Happy week!

    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  4. They will certainly add an extra special something to the table. Very pretty.

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  5. Hi, Thanks for sharing this wonderful idea...Connie

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  6. That's a really creative work!

    I would love it if you link this up to link party on my blog :)
    http://believeninspire.wordpress.com/2012/11/09/show-me-whacha-got-saturdays-1/

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  7. These are so creative! Thanks for sharing.

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  8. What a clever idea. This would be so much fun and so charming for any special event.
    Thank you for sharing!
    Blessings,
    Carolynn

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  9. How fun! I may have to do this for a party sometime :)

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  10. This is a fantastic idea for quick and inexpensive CUTENESS for my Bunco group tomorrow...I'll do what you suggested and put them on my dessert cart...:))
    Thanks so much..
    over from Flour Me...come by to see me.
    I am linking up to follow you.:)

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  11. These look like fun to make. I am going to head over to Goodwill today to pick up a few wine glasses. Thanks!

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  12. What a charming idea! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

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  13. Hi Linda,
    Thanks so much for sharing these with Adorned From Above this week. I really love them.
    Have a great week.
    Debi

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  14. What a smart, simple idea. Thank you for sharing it.

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  15. So cute, what a great idea for a party! Thanks so much for sharing on super Sweet Saturday.
    Steph
    swtboutique.blogspot.com

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  16. Adorable! They worked so perfectly with the wine glasses, love it!

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  17. I love these! Perfect for holiday table decor. Thanks so much for sharing again this week at A Bouquet of Talent!! Always such a pleasure to have you share your amazing creations!!! Hugs

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  18. What a lovely and easy idea to pretty up any table. Thanks for sharing. We would love for you to stop by and visit us.
    Donna @onceuponasewingmachine.com

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  19. How pretty -- great (and inexpensive!) idea for party tables! Thanks so much for sharing on Busy Monday!

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  20. Congratulations! You've been featured on this week's Martha Mondays! :) Swing by to pick up a "Featured" button and do a little bragging! :)

    http://www.watchoutmartha.net/2012/11/martha-mondays-link-up-party-features_9388.html

    Amanda
    www.watchoutmartha.net

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  21. I like the way you did the edge on the white lampshade.

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  22. The only difficulty i have with this is that paper is highly flammable. It looks adorable however, without the candles...

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  23. Linda, this is such a clever idea!!!! I just LOVE IT!!

    Thanks for sharing at The DIY Dreamer… From Dream To Reality!

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  24. If it weren't for youngin's I would love to do some of these projects! You are so talented!

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  25. Linda these are really cute. What a fun idea! Thanks for sharing with Share Your Cup.
    Hugs,
    Jann

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  26. How clever is that? Thanks for linking up to my Pin Me Party! I've pinned this! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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  27. These are so cute and easy to make. I especially like the doilie one. You always have such creative ideas :) Thanks so much for sharing at Sweet Saturday :)

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  28. How cute are those! I love it, and you can customize them by using different papers etc. Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

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  29. How sweet are those? Thanks for sharing on Tutorial Thursdays.
    x
    Natalie
    www.marigoldsloft.blogspot.com

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  30. How creative! Thank you for linking up at Doodles & Stitches :)

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  31. Love these! Very creative. Thank you for sharing at MightyCrafty Mondays!

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  32. These are so creative!! I love the look.
    Thanks so much for linking up at Artsy Corner! Hope to see you again this week :)

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