Showing posts with label chandelier. Show all posts
Showing posts with label chandelier. Show all posts

10 Cute Tips for Upcycled Kitchen Decor

On: Saturday, August 24, 2013

Upcycling is a really big hobby for many people these days. Part of that is due to the years of living under a difficult economy during the financial crisis. But for others, it is just a fun interest they have always enjoyed and continue to do so. There are certainly a lot of blogs and social media posts dedicated to the practice, and thanks to Macklemore, second hand shops are more popular than ever. At least some of what is bought there is sure to end up as part of a project.

To get tips on how to upcycle, such as projects involving kitchen d?cor, sometimes it is best just to look at what people have already made. Here are ten tips from upcycled items around the web, all having to do with kitchens.

1. Kitchen Utensil Chimes

Kitchen Utensil Chimes

5 Awesome Things You Can Make with Light Bulbs

On: Friday, July 27, 2012

It's amazing how creative some people may get. Imagine you have an old non-working light bulb. Most of us will simply throw it away. Some of us will probably recycle it. And only very few the best of us will turn it into something useful and amazing.

We have covered some awesome light bulb gadgets previously. Let's list them as well a few new ones here.

Recycle Used Bulbs into Light Sculptures

bulb sculptures

It's an awesome idea to turn a broken non-working light bulb into an awesome chandelier. It's like giving them the light bulbs the second chance or the second life!

Light Bulb into a Mini Green House

lightbulb plant

For those who love green houses and indoor gardening, here's a great idea to diversify your routine: cute little mini-greenhouses inside a light bulb!

Light Bulb Vertical Gardens

Light Bulb Vertical Gardens

These would make a great decoration for your garden or yard!

Light Bulb Fish Bowl Tank

Light Bulb Fish Bowl Tank

You will need really tiny fish for it bit all in all this would make an amazing gift idea!

Recycle Old Light Bulbs into Mini Vases

Recycle Old Light Bulbs into Mini Vases

Another cool gift idea, especially for a girl!

Mason Jar Chandelier with Solar Lights

On: Monday, February 27, 2012

If you seriously don't know what to do with your Mason Jars and both the mason jars garden lanterns and mason jar flower shelf are not the option, consider this cool idea:

Creative mason jar chandelier powered by sun!

You will need 4 mason jars, 4 Solar Light LIDS, and some creativity! Gotta love the light and color play!

Mason Jar Chandelier with Solar Lights
Mason Jar Chandelier with Solar Lights
Mason Jar Chandelier with Solar Lights

(Creepy) Dolls Chandelier

On: Monday, April 26, 2010

dolls chandelier

I am actually not sure which interior design would match such a chandelier. It needs definitely a home with no children ('cause kids will be hurt by its look).

Anyway, the dolls chandelier is our today's find. Many people, many tastes - and I am sure someone will love it!

dolls chandelier

Post-it Chandelier

On: Thursday, March 25, 2010

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

A fun mug lamp

On: Sunday, February 28, 2010

If for any reason you don't need your old cup for mug, there is one fun way to recycle them: create a fun lamp (or even a chandelier) using them (I am not sure how difficult it is to make this but definitely looks like fun!)

mug lamp

Clothes Hanger Chandeliers

On: Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Clothes Hanger Chandeliers

Here's a new cool idea for you: recycle old, unloved clothes hangers in cool-looking chandeliers. These should look good with plastic PET bottle lamps we've seen earlier.

Hangeliers are unique, beautiful and draw attention to the issue of landfill waste at the same time.

Wine Bottle Chandelier

On: Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Wine Bottle Chandelier

This beautiful chandelier will make a great blend to the previously shared DIY project: wine bottle hanging lamp. And it looks not really hard to creat too!

Cool-Looking Pencil Chandelier

On: Monday, November 16, 2009

Pencil Chandelier

Now, we have already a nice pen chandelier which looks really funky. A pencil chandelier we are sharing today will fit a more traditional interior. In fact, I imagine it in a cozy room with nice traditional design.

Plastic Cups Chandelier

On: Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Plastic Cups Chandelier

I am not sure how thin plastic is protected from heat the lamp is radiating but the look is really amazing. It does seem to require some serious effort though:

Plastic Cups Chandelier

Amazing Spoon Chandeliers

On: Monday, October 26, 2009

spoon chandeliers

I don't really thin you have plenty unloved spoons at home but for this chandelier you will buy those!

I find the light effects the spoons create by reflecting the light multiple times from multiple angles.

How to Make a Pen Chandelier

On: Sunday, September 13, 2009

Pen Chandelier

This tip would be perfect for those who daily write a lot (are there people who still write with a pen instead of using a computer) or for those who used to write a lot and now need an idea on how to recycle all the pens he once used.

This pen chandelier looks really stylish and it will be a solid decoration for your dining room.

pen lamp


Chandelier Made of Chiquita Banana Cartons

On: Saturday, September 5, 2009

Chandelier Made of Chiquita Banana Cartons

Anything can be turned into the real piece of art. An amazingly beautiful chandelier made of Chiquita banana cartons is the best proof.

Ten cartons make up the luxe chandelier. Desktop paper fasteners hold it all together. The look is unexpectedly chic!