On: Saturday, August 24, 2013
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.
On: Thursday, February 23, 2012
Today's new idea is the solid one to add to the arsenal: tea strainer lamp create some unique light play and also look really trendy! Something to surprise your guests with! They could also create a cool interior decor element too!
On: Monday, August 8, 2011
Here's a detailed tutorial on creating stylish mason jar lanterns to decorate your garden.
You will need:
- 1 pint or ½ pint mason jars
- 2-2 ½ feet of bailing wire per lantern
- Votive or tea light candles
- Wire cutters
- Needle Nose Pliers
More cool DIY ideas for garden lanterns
On: Thursday, May 5, 2011
- A dictionary page for the shade;
- A round-bottomed flask for the stand.
The main thing is to remember that a light bulb can get really hot while on, so don't let it be close to the paper.
More awesome lamp ideas:
On: Saturday, February 12, 2011
Here are three ideas for you to create romantic atmosphere using what you have (and don't need at home):
Create Romantic Light from Beer Can
All you need is one beer can and a candle - plus some imagination! Looks how some creative cutting creates absolutely stunning effect:
This project is harder to implement but it would be surelly appreciated. Besides, you still have a day! (Via Recycled Crafts)
A Heart Lamp
This one is for geekiest of us. But if you have time and love playing with LED lights, you'll find the idea great!
On: Thursday, May 27, 2010
Do you have vintage decanters stored somewhere in your garage? Or do you love walking around antiques markets and vintage shops? Do you enjoy unique and extra-ordinary interior designs and cool (easy-to-implement) ideas?
In any of the cases, this awesome DIY project is right for you: decanters lamps! Gotta love the light effects and cool look!
What do you think?
On: Wednesday, March 31, 2010
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!
On: Monday, March 29, 2010
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!
On: Friday, March 26, 2010
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!
On: Sunday, February 28, 2010
On: Friday, January 15, 2010
This doesn't look as stylish as pepsi bottle lamp or pop tabs lamp we've seen earlier but it does seem to be fun.
And if you have kids, they will simply LOVE it!
On: Wednesday, January 13, 2010
In it, CDs are a glow - they create some beautiful plastic light effect when having a bulb inside:
On: Tuesday, January 5, 2010
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!
On: Monday, January 4, 2010
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.
On: Friday, January 1, 2010
500 pop tabs and "many, many nights" work result in a unique and amazing DIY project: a pop tabs lamp.
The author calls it a "tree hugger" and t does look like a lot of work, so if you decide to make one, good luck!
On: Monday, December 21, 2009
Most of us have plenty of used empty plastic bottles at home: some of them can be spent on these cool plastic boxes, others (if you have many) - on this plastic bottle chair and if you still have some, consider this cool spheric lamp.
Empty, unlabeled plastic drink bottles create a burst of light and refraction. Besides, you can control the color of light by choosing different colors.
On: Friday, December 18, 2009
We've seen quite a few lights in plastic so far: remember a nice plastic cups chandelier and a cool drinking straw lamp? And today we are offering another nice plastic lamp.
On: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
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!
On: Saturday, December 12, 2009
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.