Archives for March 2010

Paint Chips Lamp

On: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Paint Chips Lamp

Our DIY collection proves it that ANYTHING can be turned into a cool lamp including paint chips.

This lamp is a great example. It is made of paint chips joint together the way the lamp can actually take any random form.

Thus it looks totally cool, innovative and extra-ordinary. Now go figure the way the pieces are joint together!

Paint Chips Lamp
Paint Chips Lamp

Paper Towel Cardboard Tube into a Lamp

On: Monday, March 29, 2010

Cardboard Tube Lamp

In the hands of a creative woman, anything can be turned into the piece of art, even a paper towel tube.

Here's a detailed tutorial on how to create a fun table lamp using a cardboard tube and some imagination!

Used Ink Cartridge Lamps

On: Friday, March 26, 2010

Used Ink Cartridge Lamps

I don't really think you have many ink cartridges unless you print much. But in case you are in printing industry, there's a recycle-inspiration for you too: recycle them into cool ink cartridge lamps!

Used Ink Cartridge Lamps

A Chick Keyboard Bag (Readers' Inspiration)

On: Thursday, March 25, 2010

Keyboard Bag

We did have a keyboard bag previously as well as a few cool tips on how to use an old keyboard to decorate your clothes (e.g. old keyboard to decorate your T-shirt) and create accessories (e.g. keyboard rings) but there is no limit to creativity and inspiration.

So here's another keyboard bag that might grab your attention...

UPDATE!!! One of our readers ARTSsoul has got inspired and created a cool video how-to. Thanks for sharing!


Post-it Chandelier

Post-it Chandelier

I am not really sure how safe it is (in terms of keeping paper close to the hot bulb) but it does add some variety to the interior design.

You definitely need to use a flourescent lamp for that to keep things safe...

The author dressed up her old Ikea lamp with some leftover post-it notes:

Post-it Chandelier

Cool iPhone Coat

On: Saturday, March 20, 2010

iPhone Coat

This one is invaluable: not only does it look really cool, it seems cozy and warm!

The coat is styled as iPhone: it has those fun icons all over its front and back. It also has an awesome light effect that should come in handy when you get caught in storm.

iPhone Coat

This post is dedicated to Apple arts and crafts week.


Chick iPhone Outfit

On: Thursday, March 18, 2010

iPhone Outfit

What a better way to let the whole world know that you love your iPhone, than creating a chick iPhone outfit.

The following project includes:
  • iPhone hat;
  • iPhone bag.
I find both the idea and implementation just awesome! What are your thoughts?

iPhone Hat

This post is dedicated to Apple crafts.


iSoap - iPhone-Styled Soap!

On: Tuesday, March 16, 2010


This one is just unbelievable: every single element in this DIY gadget is made of soap:

  • Soap body;
  • Soap icons;
  • Soap silver frame;
  • Soap cover featuring an apple!

I'd call it iPhone art!


This post is dedicated to Apple crafts.


Golden iPhone Pillow!

On: Monday, March 15, 2010

iPhone apple

Like the one we have published yesterday, this pillow is a great example of how technology meets crafts: a pillow featuring a huge golden iPhone-styled apple!

This post is dedicated to Apple crafts.


iPillow - for Real Apple Geeks

On: Friday, March 12, 2010


This pillow will be an awesome gift to your geeky hubby or boyfriend! It is designed to look like Apple iPhone in form and color:


This and a few upcoming post will be dedicated to Apple crafts: not really recycling but some awesome ideas and inspirations!


The Best And Worst of DIY

On: Thursday, March 11, 2010

I was just browsing the web looking for some new DIY projects to share and found two cool collections of homemade projects.

Top 10 DIY projects: This one from Lifehacker lists some great DIY alternatives of our favorite things.

Worst of DIY: this fun post lists some DIY stuff that actually shouldn't be homemade :)

DIY razors - Worst of DIY

Life Vests into Cool Bags

On: Tuesday, March 9, 2010

It is hard to imagine the situation that one has a couple of extra life vests but in case one does, here's a cool idea on how to recycle them: create a cool recycled DIY messenger bag.

Surely it does look nice and it actually took me a few minutes to understand what it is actually made of:

Life Vests into Cool Bags

Plastic Straw Jewelry

On: Friday, March 5, 2010

The following jewelry items do not look as if they required huge effort to create. Just a bit of creativity and bright colorful drinking straws - and you have the whole set of fun bright jewelry:

Drinking straw ring


Drinking straw necklace


Drinking straw breloque


Drinking straw bracelet


CD Room Divider

On: Thursday, March 4, 2010

We've seen already a cool CD curtain that looks great reflecting the day light. Here's one more, pretty much similar way to re-use old CDs: a room divider.

CD room divider

And here's also a video to get you even more inspired:

Keyboard Rubik's Cube

On: Wednesday, March 3, 2010

If you are still wondering for the ways to re-use your dead keyboard this project will turn great fun.

A new face for your old rubik's cube + new rules to play!

Keyboard Rubik's Cube

More ways to reuse an old keyboard: