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Fairy Lantern Tutorial. Fairy Lantern Tutorial. Turn Negatives Into a Positive With This Clever IKEA Hack. DIY Doily Light: Simple Suspended-Sphere Lace Lamp Shade. So simple a child could make it – and have fun in the process, too.

DIY Doily Light: Simple Suspended-Sphere Lace Lamp Shade

And the result? A shining example of how light and shadow can work together to brighten up a room. Swedish craftswoman Isabelle Dos started with a simple party-shop balloon, blown up big and wrapped in white lace place settings painted with wallpaper glue. The soaked material sticks readily to the sides of the inflated sphere, overlapping to form a contiguous shell, suspended and left to dry overnight like a plaster cast. Pop the balloon and presto: a little cut in the top lets you drop in a bare bulb and create your own chandelier, potentially using whatever pattern you want (if lace feels a little too old-fashioned) to frame the outside and filter the light. Turn Old Bottles Into Lamps Using Rechargeable LED Corks. This next project is one of the most spectacular so far as its visual impact is most definitely guaranteed.

Turn Old Bottles Into Lamps Using Rechargeable LED Corks

The corks from wine bottles are well-known to be great craft supplies in different art projects, but this one find these corks a utility too. Once you opened the wine bottle, save the corks for later and create a cool lamp by reusing the wine bottle and attaching a LED light to the cork. Use a rechargeable LED light so you can use it for a longer period and once attached to the cork, place the light inside the clean wine bottle. Your new DIY lamp will have a very soft and pleasant light that will set a relaxing mood in your room. This is also a great idea for those who are opening a bar or restaurant and looking for decorations that will bring style and personality to the place. Cork Shaped Rechargeable Bottle Light (Available here) This product is available here…

How to Make DIY Glowing Jar Night Lights. How To Make an Oil Lamp from an Orange in 1 Minute – Lasts 6-8 Hours! How To Make An Egg Carton Flower Pendant Light - Addicted 2 Decorating® There are so many fun crafty things that can be done with paper pulp egg cartons.

How To Make An Egg Carton Flower Pendant Light - Addicted 2 Decorating®

When I came across these unique purple ones in the trash at my office (yes, I dug them out of the trash), I just knew they could be turned into something really spectacular. My idea? This paper pulp egg carton flower pendant light. I think this flower pendant light would add a pretty feminine touch to a girl’s room or any room that needs a pretty, feminine touch . This pendant light gives off a soft, beautiful ambient light. Project Cost: Approximately $30 Tools & Materials: 15-foot extension cord,One strand of 50-count miniature white Christmas lights,Paper pulp egg cartons (at least 80 cups, plus a few extras to allow for errors),Metal hardware cloth with 1/2-inch grid,Approximately 50 4-inch zip ties,Scissors (they need to be sharp!)

Instructions: Prepare the flowers (you’ll need a total of 40 flowers): DIY Faux Capiz Shell Flower Pendant Light - Addicted 2 Decorating® I’m halfway through with Master To-Do List Item #89 — find or make bedside lighting for our bedroom.

DIY Faux Capiz Shell Flower Pendant Light - Addicted 2 Decorating®

I made a faux capiz shell flower pendant light. This was one of the most time-consuming projects I’ve done, but I just worked on it a little bit each day. Some people read or crochet in the evenings to unwind and relax. I cut out petals for my pendant light. I still need to make one more, so it’s a good thing I find the process relaxing and enjoyable!

I love how it turned out! Here’s how I made it… My mom used to have two of these faux capiz shell lights in her living room… When we redecorated her house a few years back, she took them down and put them in storage. While I love just about any type of chandelier or pendant light made with capiz shells, my favorite ones are the round flower lights. How To Make A Pendant Light With Drinking Straws - Addicted 2 Decorating® Here’s another DIY project that fell through the cracks when I switched to WordPress.

How To Make A Pendant Light With Drinking Straws - Addicted 2 Decorating®

This was the very first DIY project I ever did for Addicted 2 Decorating, originally posted in July 2008, and it was before the days that I realized I needed to be taking pictures of each step of the process. Blogging DIY projects has certainly been a learning process! I hope you enjoy this blast from the past! This drinking straw pendant light is a fun and fairly easy DIY lighting project that is sure to add great texture to your room.