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Lamps - Recycled and Redesigned. DIY Dixie Cup Garland. Cuteness alert coming right at you, but how fun is this little DIY project, guys?

DIY Dixie Cup Garland

I found the original inspiration on Pinterest (the ‘lamp shades’ were covered in Hallowe’en hued paper) but figured I’d give it a go using my fave hues. Wouldn’t this garland be absolutely fabulous for a bridal shower, an outdoor wedding and or even the most perfect addition to a nursery in lieu of a night light? Check out the awesome step by step photos below shot by the always wonderful Jenna. Craft on, beauties! {Step 1} Carefully cut apart a Dixie cup and smooth it out so it is as flat as possible.

Plastic Cup Lamp. Now that my university is closed for winter holidays, I finally have more free time to do all the crafty things I’ve been wanting to.

Plastic Cup Lamp

One of these is a lamp made from plastic cups I’ve seen at taf, the art foundation, in the Monastiraki region in the center of Athens. When I first saw it at taf, I was amazed; I looked closely and I couldn’t believe my eyes! The object itself is so peculiar, modern and alien-like it could be in any design exhibition. With my best friend’s birthday coming up, I decided to make it myself and give it to her as a gift. How to Make Cherry Blossom Lights. I love the way the cherry trees outside my building bloom cheerfully each Spring.

How to Make Cherry Blossom Lights

I wanted to bring the beauty of those cherry blossoms indoors so I made some out of tissue paper and to make them even more special I added LEDs These pretty lights are inexpensive and easy to make. They are made mostly from material found at a dollar store. You can make several branches for a spray of cherry blossoms to decorate your room. How to Make a Chandelier (Part 2 (With Friends)) I'm not going to lie to you, this chandelier is both time + labor intensive.

How to Make a Chandelier (Part 2 (With Friends))

However, we worked assembly line style + were able to finish 4 chandeliers that night. 1. Tear off your wax paper into long pieces.