How to Make Drinking Straw Lampshade This drinking straw craft can be used as a Christmas Lantern or Diwali Lantern or even as a Night Lamp Things You Need… Glue Gun & Stick, Colorful Drinking Straws, Scissors, Pencil, Ruler Gelatin Papers, Decorative Beads and Lace, Battery, LED Light Cut out a triangle and a square measuring 12 cm as shown here. Cut and place the straws on the triangle piece like this and paste the ends as shown. Paste the smaller triangle inside the bigger triangle like this. Now complete the triangle base for the craft as shown. We need four such arrangements of different colors. Now take a square shape and repeat the same process with it as earlier done for the triangle. Paste the ends of the cut out straws and join them together. Now make the square base by joining more straws to it as shown here. Take a translucent paper and cut out a triangle as shown. Paste it. Repeat the same process with the other triangles as well. Now connect the battery to the LED light as shown here. Paste the arrangement on the square base piece as shown here. Paste the triangle pieces on the square shaped object as shown here. Now paste the decorative bead chain to the lampshade like this. Stick the other triangles to the base as well. Now you can join the connections as shown for the LED light to lighten the lamp. WoW!! Your beautiful Straw Lantern is now ready. Thanks for watching and Happy Crafting!