There are loads of fun projects to try in Papercraft inspirations 180 – including a DIY lampshade design! Here, you’ll find all the free templates from the issue, to give you a head start on your crafting.
Download gift box templates so you can present template treats, such as macarons, in style.
Add extra interest to your cards by using our templates to create shaped card bases, too – there are funky gatefolds, box cards and easel cards to try.
We’ve even got a template for a dungarees-shaped gift bag, which is an adorable project for those in search of a cute way to present a gift for a child or newborn baby.
Last, but by no means least, find a fab DIY lampshade template that makes it easy to cut, score and fold an intricate origami design for your home.
When using your DIY lampshade, make sure the paper doesn’t touch the bulb, and that the bulb’s wattage isn’t too high, to avoid the paper becoming discoloured or scorched from the heat. The lampshade shown above has had been coloured around the edges, for added interest.
Pick your favourite idea and start crafting today!
Download your paper lampshade, gift box and dungaree base card templates:
To download each template, click on the link below the image and it will open in a new window. You can then save/download the sheet. There are a total of nine templates to download for the entire collection.