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Hemp pendant lamps

Hemp pendant lamps
Inspired by West Elm’s gorgeous Abaca pendant lamps Super talented Heika DeHart strikes again. These pendant lamps she made of hemp string are genius. Plus, don’t you love how they look with her wallpaper? Heika writes: “I fell in love with West Elm’s Abaca pendent lamp a few years ago but, as usual, my taste was more expensive than my wallet could support. However, I was sure that I could copy them at a fraction of the cost.” How to make hemp string pendant lamps Supplies and tools bouncy balls of various sizesclear drying craft glue (about 1 bottle per ball) such as Aleene’s Clear Gel Tacky Gluehemp string 20lb. weight estimated amounts needed: 16 inch diameter ball—400 yards 14 inch diameter ball—300 yards 9 inch diameter ball—100 yardsplastic gloves (optional)trash bag or small drop clothpermanent markerball inflating needle (available at sporting goods stores or bike shops)light fixture and hardware (Lowe’s doesn’t carry the fixture that Heika used anymore. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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Upcycled Mason Jar Lights from Boots N Gus Wow. I was just blown away when I came across Boots N Gus! I mean, how completely awesome are their collection of upcycled mason jar lights and chandeliers? Wait, don’t answer that – scroll down and have a peek first… …so, what did you think? {macramé: half knot spiral} washer & wingnut bracelet By Kate on October 25, 2011 Hello there! I finally got around to posting after a hectic few weeks. Useful Ideas and Layouts to Create a Photo Gallery Wall My most popular post to date that you, my awesome readers, just swoon over is how to create a photo wall display. This post alone has received well over 70,000 views and today I’m sharing even more great ideas and layouts to create your own photo gallery wall. Knowing where to begin when creating a montage of photos can often be intimidating, so I’ve gathered some handy examples on how to find the right balance and layout for various sized photos in all the different areas of the home. Here comes a long post with alot pictures, but it’ll be worth scrolling all the way through… Staircase, gallery wall, and ledge display ideas by Brenda Knight Photography Gallery wall ideas via Pottery Barn

How to Make a Chandelier (Part 2 (With Friends)) I'm not going to lie to you, this chandelier is both time + labor intensive. However, we worked assembly line style + were able to finish 4 chandeliers that night. 1. Tear off your wax paper into long pieces. We used 2 - 2.5 foot pieces. Fast, Cheap & Easy: Pendant Lamp Sherry of Young House Love had an inspired idea for making a fast, cheap and easy pendant lamp for her office. Looks good, right? Would you believe it consists of nothing more than an oversized shade and the original ceiling light fixture underneath? The fixture's original rod--that held the glass shade--was slipped into the opening at the top of the new shade. The original finial from the original glass fixture was used to keep everything secure. That might sound confusing, but it's the farthest thing from it, especially when you take a look at Sherry's pictures.

DIY Laced Cement Votive By Claire of Fellow Fellow Hi there, it’s Claire from Fellow Fellow here! I’ve got a really cute DIY for you today! A laced cement votive, perfect for summer nights spent outdoors. Keep reading to see the full tutorial after the jump! 12 Awesome Beds in Tiny Spaces Do you live in a tiny apartment? You’re looking for more space, but have no ideas? When it comes to living in a tiny house we have to get creative. Here are some awesome ideas where to put a bed in a tiny space! 1.

weekly wrap up + paper scrap light It’s a whopping 70 degrees in Brooklyn right now, so I’m going to get out from under the pile of packing boxes in our house and get some fresh air. Before I head out, I wanted to share this beautiful (and totally genius) DIY light project that graphic designer Gabrielle Guy created for a friend. After moving into a new house and finding an old lantern left behind, Gabrielle decided to cut strips from scrap paper and glue them onto the shade. Two days later, the result was an incredibly stunning artichoke-like lamp that looks expensive but cost close to nothing. I’m so impressed with this project that I had to share it as inspiration for the weekend. DIY best of: lighting projects Lighting has to be one of our all-time favorite topics — we’ve recently held crafting events in honor of lighting, picked out our favorite chandeliers in homes and even delved into the history of chandeliers. You might call it a little obsessive. But if you’re a renter, updating lighting — whether an overhead fixture or ambient lighting — is an easy way to make a dramatic change. Grace has been thinking about what kind of lighting to put in her new apartment, so I thought I’d go through our DIY files and pull out the best of our lighting projects. — Amy A. Image above: All you need is wax paper, ribbon and a hanging-planter basket and you have a capiz-shell chandelier from Brenna’s paper capiz-shell chandelier project.

What can you do with an old pallet? So many things! If you ever come across the opportunity to pick up a few pallets take a look at some of the ideas I have come across for recycling old pallets into furniture and other practical and decorative pieces. I would like to mention that the designs below were found at various sources on the Internet. A Lantern Makeover Specifically, a Bunting Lantern. For some reason, since coming home from the States, I've had a burning desire to get our house in order. I have a few partially completed decorating projects around the place and spent the past week or so getting back into them. The first was this lantern. You see them everywhere - plain white paper lanterns, this one cost me about 1.5€ at IKEA. DIY pendant light The other day, I was walking with the offspring through lowes, and I totally saw this. I said to myself, “Self, you know what you’re making with that.” And Aiden said, “Mommy. Stop referring to yourself in the third person/self important/creepy tense again. GAH.”

28 Stunning Mosaic Projects for Your Garden 353 Flares Twitter 30 Facebook 0 Google+ 12 Pin It Share 311 Email -- 353 Flares × Easy-to-make garden mosaic crafts add color and beauty to the garden. I love DIY garden mosaic projects that are both practical and artistic. Broken plates, tiles, coffee mugs all can create beautiful works of art for the garden. On this page you will find that creating mosaic stepping stones, garden path, planters, fountains and outdoor furniture for the garden is a simple project with amazing results.

Fall Leaves-Inspired Ombre Lamp Fall’s colors often get pigeonholed into the “earthy, muted, beige, and bland” category. But as I look around my hometown this Fall, I see vibrant colors that would rival anything Summer has to offer! I just about drove off the road the other day because I was staring at this gorgeous tree.

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