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Lamps - Recycled and Redesigned. DIY Dixie Cup Garland. Aug 10 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! 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.