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Classy Wine Glass Lamps Made From Vellum Or Tracing Paper

You’ll never look at a wine glass the same way again.

This trendy and dead-simple project will add a soft glow to your camper (or any other space for that matter).

Just plop in a cheap tealight candle (or the battery operated kind) inside a wine glass, and cover with your favorite mini lampshade.

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While a few vendors sell wine glass lampshades, why not make your own?

Green geometric wine glass shades.

Green wine glass lampshades
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You can buy these at Amazon.

Almost any color or pattern will work.

Wine glass

Or make your own!

Shade for Wine Glass

Cut out the shade using a pattern, wrap it, and glue.


How to Make a Wine Glass Lamp Shade

To make your own lampshade, pick up some white (or colored) sheets of parchment paper or vellum. You can find vellum at a few different places, but a speciality store like this one might be your best bet. Using this template, trace and cut out the pattern on the vellum or parchment using a pair of scissors. This site has a detailed tutorial for making your own wine glass lampshades.

Taste of Paris.

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Buy these here.

Stripes and leopard print.


Delicate elegance.

Wine Glass Lamps

The great thing about these wine glass lamps is that you can easily make your own, or simply buy a few designs if you come across some you like. Experiment with different types of paper (vellum seems to work the best, but can be expensive) and colors to create the perfect ambiance!

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