How To Make A Table Lamp Using Newspaper

by | May 8, 2022 | DIY, Paper Craft

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We all love to live in an environment full of lighting, right? When we are in a room full of lights, it gives a positive and happy vibe and helps us concentrate more. Can you focus on studies in dim light? Having a table lamp is a great idea if you have a study table and you study on it. This is why we are going to tell you how to make a table lamp using newspaper.

A lamp is good not just for studies and work, but it also acts as a decorative item. If you like to decorate your house to make it look attractive, having a lamp is a good way to do it. But, you need to spend a lot of money if you are planning to purchase a beautiful lamp nowadays.

How would you react if we told you that you don’t need to spend a lot of money on a lamp as you can make a lampshade at home? Yes, you heard it right, as it is quite easy to make a new lampshade by using waste rolled newspaper.

So, without wasting time, let’s just have a look at the supplies we are going to need to make a lampshade with rolled newspapers.


You just need the following few tools and materials to make a beautiful lamp.



  • Newspaper
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Scale
  • Laces for decoration
  • Pearls
  • Decorative lights
  • Stick of cardboard
  • Craft wire
  • Colours

Steps To Make A Table Lamp Using Newspaper

All you need to do is follow the given simple steps that we are going to tell you now, and you can easily make a lamp on your own with newspapers.

Step 1: Take newspapers and roll them to make long rolled strips. Now fold them in a way that gives a triangular shape.

Roll the newspapers and give triangular shapes

Step 2: Take your favourite colours, paint the lampshade, and let it dry.

Colour the lampshades

Step 3: Take a cardboard stick and colour it. Take paper strips and start rolling them. Paste the cardboard stick with this roll and paste them at the centre of the lampshade.

Make the base and stick of the lamp.

Step 4: Now, decorate your lampshade with laces and pearls. Your lampshade is ready.

Table Lamp Using Newspaper

Table Lamp Using Newspaper


While making a lampshade with rolled newspapers, make sure that you handle all the tools with care and don’t hurt yourself. So, as you know how to make a table lamp using newspaper, wait no more and make one for yourself now!


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