Origami as art - the blog (which is in Finnish) also has some thoughts about lamps in the same style - I am thinking about lamp shades done in the metallic or coloured vellum from the stationers, to add both colour and sparkle...
Vintage Floor Lamp with Victorian Lamp Shade - Serendipity 0412
This stunning crystal shade will be sure to make a statement in your home. The traditional shaped shade is stripped back to its frame and adorned with sparkling crystals and transformed into a glamourous vintage style chandelier.use an old lampshade
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