simple paper hurricane cover

I've finally come to the realization that I have a thing for paper lamps. I had to go through some old photos and I came across this really simple project that didn't make it into the book. It's super easy and it dresses up a glass hurricane in minutes.

When I have too much to do, simple projects like this one satisfy my hands-on craving. I don't know about you but if I go to many days in a row without making or designing something I don't quite feel like myself.



Materials:
- 2 sheets of letter-sized office paper (height is determined by the glass hurricane that you have)
- ruler
- craft knife or scissors
- glue stick
- cylindrical glass hurricane (mine is 4" wide)

How to:
1. Cut 10 strips that are 2" x 11".



2. Attach strips to one another by adding glue along 1/4" the long side of each strip.



3. Attach all 10 strips to one another (forming a cylinder) and wait for the glue to dry.



4. Slide the paper cylinder over the glass hurricane. Done!



TIP - Make it a recyclable project by using one of those countless of meaningless junk mail letters or a misprint of your own. The typography will give the cover a distinctive look.

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