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24 Clever DIY Ways To Light Your Home. Fresh Flower Pendant Light DIY. Okay, so this is the project I have been eagerly waiting to show you since this flower series with Flower Muse kicked off in August.

Fresh Flower Pendant Light DIY

As you may know, I’ve been posting out of the box ways to incorporate fresh flowers into your home since last month. Toilet Roll Lampshade - Pierre Vedel. Traduisible par l' "abat jour en rouleaux de papier toilette"

Toilet Roll Lampshade - Pierre Vedel

Upcycle A Paper Lantern. Mason Jars Light Fixture. Recycling Old Tea Cups Into Light Fixtures. Construct IQ LAMP Using Milk Carton. It is my first instructable.

Construct IQ LAMP Using Milk Carton

DIY String Globe Light. Dreams come true when you DIY.

DIY String Globe Light

One of my very first pins on my Pinterest account was this light fixture. I fell in love and wanted it for our dining room. I started tracing back the sources until I found where it was from and how much it was. The company that makes it is Design Within Reach and it is sold for $2,140.00!! Yowzas. Our glue-y substance that held this whole thing together was a mix of Mod Podge, water, and a few tablespoons of corn starch. Lace Lamp/Doiliy Lamp – DIY.

We are at our little cottage in Dalarna and we are fixing it up.

Lace Lamp/Doiliy Lamp – DIY

So we are able to use it even in the winter. (Dalarna is in th middle/north of Sweden. To me and Jenny it’s north but Sweden is a very tall country so I guess we are not even in the middle). Anyway it’s great cause I have the time and space to do lots of DIY projects. Square Vintage Doily Lamp Shade Cover. This was such an easy and inexpensive DIY project.

Square Vintage Doily Lamp Shade Cover

The vintage doily was purchased for 50 cents and the lamp shade form I found for $3. Here's how I put the two together.... I used a small utility knife to literally shred the old worn silk lamp shade cover. Keep in mind this project requires a lamp shade form with both a top and bottom ring with adjoining ribs (spokes, if you will.) Then I used the knife to scrape away any remaining glue residue on the form. To prepare the lamp shade form to accept the spray paint, I first applied a coating of metal primer.

Lantern With Christmas Lights. I'm still here!

Lantern With Christmas Lights

I wish you all a happy new year 2013 filled with joy and happiness! To start the year, a simple idea to use your Christmas lights throughout the year! A pictures tutorial, you will find explanations of each step below. DIY Ceiling Lamp. I have this idea in mind for a long time and, until now, I didn't taken the time to try to realize it.

DIY Ceiling Lamp

It's done now! I was inspired by the Veroca lamp from B.lux. I've only done one but I think to do more, it looks nice when there are several. You gonna need: A square of paper 24"x24" / 60x60 cm (any kind of paper, it's gonna be use as pattern) Chopstick Lampshade Tutorial. A few weeks before I left for my Chile vacations MIL took me to one of my now favorite stores 99c! It’s crazy how much stuff they have all for 99c. And even tho I would not buy things I need quality, why not get the ones I need quantity? I got 2 bags of 50 chopstick for $1.98 pretty good huh? – But the best part with what I made with it, a pretty lampshade for my craftroom =] - Old lampshade wires or thick wire to make your top loop - 1 or 2 chopstick bags (50 units) depending on the size you want – I used 1 1/2 bags - hemp twine - Ruler, pen, hot glue & scissors. 1950s Inspired Rose Hex Lamp.

Hex lampshade: 1.

1950s Inspired Rose Hex Lamp

Use a wide flat paintbrush to brush two coats of Glacier White onto lampshade. Let dry completely. Transferring rose motif to lampshade: 2. Cut six sections of transfer paper, one for each section of lampshade. 3. 4. 5. 6. Painting rose motif: 1. 2. Floral Illuminations Lampshade. T-Shirt Or Fabric Fringed Lampshade. Lamps From Recycled Materials. "Adhocism is the art of living and doing things ad hoc- using materials at hand, rather than waiting for the perfect moment or "proper" approach.

Lamps From Recycled Materials

As a principle of design, it begins with everyday improvisations, such as bottles for candle holders and tractor seats on wheels for dining chairs. " It also keeps a lot of stuff out of the garbage, like these yoghurt containers turned into a lamp. ::Re-nest Studio Verissimo, a collaboration of Cláudio Cardoso and Telma Veríssimo of Portugal, produced this lamp from recycled plastic stir sticks. Jill at ::Inhabitat writes: "this eye-catching, sparkly chandelier is more delicate, beautiful, and captivating than crystal - despite its being made from cafe waste. We don't know if this lamp is made from recycled ping pong balls or new ones, but it could be, and it is adhocist. Tin Can Lights. Folded Pages Book Lamp. Step by step instructions showing how to make your own upcycled book lampshade by recycling an old book, presented by Crafty Corner For any questions contact: There are so many books that are simply thrown away as they have very little resale value, so follow our easy step by step instructions and see how easy it is to create your own upcycled lampshade by recycling your old books!

In this Step by step project we will show you how to upcycle an old book and turn it into a beautifully unique and very effective lampshade. You could add in your own energy efficient, low heat light source, or follow our steps and build your own energy efficient LED light circuit. Please note that a jigsaw is used to create this project and you must either know someone who can operate one for you or be able to operate one yourself. Soda Bottle Bottom Chandelier. Easy, Cheap Landscape Lighting. O.K. Get ready for it … this one’s a doozy.

Doozie? Doosey. It’s a humdinger. It looks high end with a side of huge impact, It costs next to nothing, And even if being “handy” to you means replacing your regular lightbulbs with eco-friendly ones … you’ll be able to do this in 3 minutes flat. Opaque glass shades found at second hand store … Make A Solar Garden Flower Light From PET bottles. Solar flower light emits a soft glow through the PET flowers at night Pretty and chirpy during the day in the sun Well, so many people have been searching my site for the real “how to” instructions for making a flower out of PET bottles, and my last post didn’t really do full justice to the process, so I have made amends below.

This is attempt number two.