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How cute are these fairy light lampshades?- all bright stripes and scalloped edges. Can you guess what they are made from? Yes? No? Well, I shall tell you. They are made from these party treat cups from Talking Tables.Β 

I really like these cups, for one thing they hold a decent amount of sweeties and for another they are nice and robust so perfect for using again and again or as I have done using them for this craft project.

To make these circus themed fairy lights you will need.

A set of battery powered fairy lights (mine just happened to have removable coloured heads but normal sets work well too. A sharp pencil, Mix and Match treat cups from Talking Tables. Β£4 for 20, Glue gun (optional)

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Take one of the treat cups, turn it upside down and with the pencil make a hole in the centre of the base.

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If your fairy lights have removable heads, take the head off then feed the fairy light bulb into the hole.

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Replace the head to hold the cup in place – or use a little blob of glue from the glue gun on the top of the cup to hold it firm.

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Repeat with all the other cups. Simples as they say.

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Remember don’t leave fairy lights on when out of the house or overnight.

 

PS: the lovely people at Talking Tables sent me some product to create these craft projects but they sell online and in most large department stores.