Showing posts with label decorations. Show all posts
Showing posts with label decorations. Show all posts

Floppy Disk Earrings!

On: Sunday, April 18, 2010

What else can we make for a geeky girl? Floppy Disk Earrings! Sounds like fun!

This instructable shares the way to create cute five-minute earrings made from the metal in the center of floppy disks:

Floppy Disk Earrings!

One more fun way to recycle a floppy disc: create a cool floppy disk card!

Recycled Can Trays

On: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

If you happen to have plenty of cans at home, here's a good idea on how to turn them into the piece of art: create a nice-looking tray!

It does involve some creativity and effort but think of hoe many ways there can be to use it and decorate your DIY interior!

Recycled Can Trays

CD Decor

On: Friday, April 2, 2010

Wondering what to do with the pile of unloved CDs that won't play any more?

Grab a couple of dozens of them and create a cool piece of decor: it is something in the middle between a CD picture and a CD sculpture but looks like fun!

CD sculpture

Related CD inspiration:

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:

Recycle Anything Into Clocks

On: Thursday, February 25, 2010

What a bright idea: you can make your interior design unforgettable. Just look around and recycle anything you see into some stylish wall clock!

You can fit it into any design: all you need is just a bit of creativity. Inspiring, isn't it?

Recycle Anything Into Clocks

Pop Tabs Dog Collar

On: Friday, January 8, 2010

Pop Tabs Dog Collar

It's time to make something for our pets. I am sure this pop tab collar will look great on your dog. If you add a bit of creativity, for example play with different colors (pop tabs may be of various colors) the collar may be even cuter!

Again, not too solid I suppose - it is more like a decoration than anything else.

Milk Carton Lamps

On: Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Milk Carton Lamps

I am not sure how safe these lamps are (is milk carton solid enough to sustain the heat from the bulb?) but they look really awesome!

The best thing about the project is the cool ornament - gotta love it!

Milk Carton Lamps

Pepsi Bottle Lamp

On: Monday, January 4, 2010

Pepsi Bottle Lamp

Sometimes the most genius things are born from really simple stuff. This Pepsi bottle lamp is the best proof for that. I am sure it will make your home most famous decor: all your friends will be impressed.

Note: the one in the picture is made of a vintage bottle but I am sure the very modern one will look cool as well.

CD Photo Frame

On: Wednesday, December 30, 2009

CD photo frame

Here's last-minute idea for your loved one New Year gift: cut your photo into a circle, attach it to CD with double face tape. Now, cover the back of the CD with sticky back felt. Use tacky glue to secure it into a slot in base.

Expired Plastic Cards Photo Frame

On: Sunday, December 27, 2009

Plastic Cards Photo Frame

I am sure when your plastic card expires, you can't bring yourself into trashing it: maybe for good memories or because it looks cool.

Anyway, here's good news for you: you don't have to. Cut it into pieces and create a cool mosaic which you can then use to decorate a photo frame.

Plastic Cups Table and Floor Lamps

On: Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Plastic Cups Table and Floor Lamps

Plastics looks cool as light fixture due to amazing light effects it creates (we've already seen how plastic cups can be turned into beautiful chandeliers). The only thing to be aware of is that the heat the light produces may burn out the plastic so you'd better use LED lights. But for sure, this always looks cool!

Stack of CDs as a Lamp Base

On: Saturday, December 12, 2009

Stack of CDs as a Lamp Base

Need some more geeky design elements in your interior or just can't seem to find a way to take advantage of old CDs?

Here's a cool idea to turn your used CD into a cool modern design element.

CD Spindle Lamp

On: Thursday, December 10, 2009

CD Spindle Lamp

Well, if you don't feel like using a CD spindle as a tissue paper holder and dispenser, here's a better way to reuse it: create a CD spindle lamp!

Here's a detailed instruction which is really easy to follow!

CD Spindle Lamp

A Magazine Magazine Rack

On: Wednesday, December 9, 2009

No, this was not a mistake: "magazine" is written twice for a reason: that's a shelf for magazines which is made of magazines.

Might be cool:

Magazine Magazine Rack

Drinking Straw Table Lamp

On: Sunday, December 6, 2009

Drinking Straw Table Lamp

If, by any chance, you have so many plastic drinking straws that you still have some after you have built a drinking straw chair and a drinking straw floor lamp, this drinking straw table lamp should be on your to-do list.

The light coming through plastic tubes creates an amazing effect that you will love:

Drinking Straw Table Lamp

Surrealist Vinyl Records Clock

On: Sunday, November 1, 2009

Records Clock

Want to have cool-looking clock for less than $5? This one will be a real hit! It will be an awesome decoration for your interior and your house guests are sure to notice it! Besides, it is a real fun to create.

Records Clock

Recycle Ping-Pong Balls into Diffused Party Lights

On: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Ping-Pong Balls Lights

Holidays are coming! And quite in time here's a cool idea to decorate your house to make stand it out from the crowd: ping-pong balls diffused lights!

Well, the author is right: "ping pong balls make great diffusers and look really cool when they are glowing"

Recycle Old Light Bulbs into Mini Vases

On: Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Light Bulbs Vase

If for any reason you have a few old used light bulbs (there are people who store everything after all!), let me share a cute way to recycle them: create little nice flower vases:

DIY Magnetic Knife Rack

On: Thursday, September 17, 2009

Magnetic Knife Rack

There are always plenty of knives and that may be a real headache to organize them all.

Do-it-yourself magnetic knife rack by the Farm Chicks is a good way to organize all your knives for them always to be right in front of your eyes.

Besides, if you are crafty enough, it will look really neat!

Stylish Napkin Rings Made of Cardboard Tubes

On: Friday, August 28, 2009

Napkin Rings of Cardboard Tubes

If you like stylish celebrations and neat parties, if you pay attention to every tiniest detail to make your party perfect, this DIY is right for you!

Merriment Design has a great tutorial on how to make some really cheap and easy table accents.