Slide lampshade

 I decided to make a slide lampshade. It feels a bit kitschy and it's definitely been done before but I've got my father's wrought iron floor lamp... he used to sit under it for years reading. He was a life-long lover of books and knowledge so it feels meaningful to me. First step: opening the wee plastic boxes of his slides from photographs he took his world travels during the late 50s to early 70s, holding them up to the light and looking at them one by one. Then sorting them into my favourites. Second step: getting a lampshade from Ikea that will work on the floor lamp. At first I thought I could stick them to the lampshade itself but the weave of the cloth shows through so it's hole punching and jump ring experiments on the slides that aren't my faves.







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