Tentacle candle shade

Octopus candle shade

Octopus candle shade

Back when the maker studio was open, I started a few different projects that I ended up putting aside when the pandemic shut everything down. I ended up filing a bunch of them away, but during spring cleaning came across one of them – this cute paper shade for an electric candle.

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Laser cut medieval-inspired lantern

Finished medieval-style lantern / candle holder

Finished medieval-style lantern / candle holder

Back in 2015 I posted about a medieval-inspired lantern that I made using photo frames and velum. Since I now have access to the laser cutter through the MakerSpace, I decided that it might be nice to try a similar project with this tool instead.  Continue reading