Home of the Brave Lamp

Change the lamp color with the handy remote.

Change the lamp color with the handy remote.

 

Red, white and blue lighting illuminate this lamp for any patriotic event but the remote offers even more colors. Chose one steady color or allow several colors to change automatically with this clever remote and battery operated light base. Control the lamp from as far away as 30 feet. Because the shade is not connected to the light base, the base can be used again and again for other projects. Print the shade image and form a cylinder to stand independently over the base. Cut out the tops of the stars for a die cut look at the upper edge of the lamp. This is a quick and easy project that leaves quite an impression.

Directions

step 1 - Print out the lamp artwork on copy paper. The artwork is included with the pdf instructions at the top of this page.

step 1 - Print out the lamp artwork on copy paper. The artwork is included with the pdf instructions at the top of this page.

step 2 - Cut away margins on the three sides of the page without stars.

step 2 - Cut away margins on the three sides of the page without stars.

step 3 - With scissors or a craft knife, cut the excess margin away from the top of the stars to create a die cut edge against the stencil blank (step 4).

step 3 - With scissors or a craft knife, cut the excess margin away from the top of the stars to create a die cut edge against the stencil blank (step 4).

step - 4 Cut a stencil blank to measure 10" x 6.50". Apply a strip of invisible tape to one 6.50" edge. Overlap that edge .50" with the other and press the tape to secure the two edges and form a cylinder.

step - 4 Cut a stencil blank to measure 10" x 6.50". Apply a strip of invisible tape to one 6.50" edge. Overlap that edge .50" with the other and press the tape to secure the two edges and form a cylinder.

step 5 - Wrap the artwork around the blank cylinder. Attach the edges of the paper to the blank with the glue stick. If necessary wrap rubber bands around the cylinder to hold the artwork in place while the glue sets.

step 5 - Wrap the artwork around the blank cylinder. Attach the edges of the paper to the blank with the glue stick. If necessary wrap rubber bands around the cylinder to hold the artwork in place while the glue sets.

step 6 - Slip the cylinder over the light base and use the remote to illuminate the lamp with the color of your choice.



Supplies

At Craft Store

  • Elmers Extreme Glue Stick
  •  Frosted Stencil Blank
  •  Invisible tape
  •  copy paper
  •  craft knife or scissors.

At Amazon

  •  Upspirit or other 10 LED Submersible Light Units (lights may also be available at party shops)

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