With the projector out of my reach, and my hubby walking into the living room watching me in deep I gotta figure this out concentration mode..believe me it not a pretty site, he knew the look, he asked me what are you trying to do? I replied "oh I am trying to make this image bigger", "I have an idea for a wall treatment". He said "oh that's it, you looked like you were trying to find a cure for something"..referring to my deeply wrinkled up forehead, it happens to me in concentration mode..hehe. My hubby then says, I used to make these boxes as a kid for shadow puppets this is easy. It magnifies images, I said, what show me!
This is how you do it, take a regular box, tape up the sides(the flaps that close the top of the box), cut a hole in the front around the same size as the object you want to project, cut one more hole in the back(this is where you will put the light). Super easy right? A box and light, who would have thunk it? (See the other hole in the back)? That's where you put the light bulb in.
So on to copying my image..I used paper protectors and layed it over what I wanted to copy (modern cottage collection clearance jar at target for $5 bucks, score!) taped it down and used a permanent marker and just followed the lines.
I took it over to the box and taped in the opening like so, then got a lamp took off the shade and put the light bulb in the back opening and wallah!! It totally worked!!
I taped a poster board to to the wall and traced my image! Homemade projector, woohoo, thanks babe for your help! I have a huge project I am hoping to tackle and this is the first step. I will keep you guys updated on my progress! Hope you all have a wonderful day!!