Recycle Spray Paint Can into a Stylish Lamp

On: Saturday, August 22, 2009

Spray Paint Can Lamp

A street artist will find this tip especially useful: now he can re-use his empty spray paint cans! The lamp made of a can looks stylish and may be a great decoration for your desktop:

The arm clips onto any tabletop or bookshelf surface and swivels for your ultimate viewing experience.

You can also purchase it here

Spray Paint Can Lamp

Do It Yourself Cardborad Chair

On: Friday, August 21, 2009

Cardborad Chair is selling a chair made of cardboard. This way it is both a chair and a packaging in one!

The good news is that it can be easily made at home: there is no need to buy it. Just buy 9 sheets of strong cardboard and you are done!

Note: here's also cardboard stool if you are interested.

DIY Headphones Organizer

On: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Hadphones Organizer

Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to make any sense of your headphones? My iPhone earbuds are always in a mess and I daily waste time trying to figure them. Here's a great way to keep your headphones organized: Owl Wrap made of laser cutter.

Cool Computer Chip Trivet

Computer Chip Trivet

In case you a geek and have plenty of computer spare parts all over your home, this DIY will be incredibly useful for you:

Create a cool trivet using computer chips! Apart from the old dead chips you will also need:

  • A big plain tile as a substrate for your work,
  • Atube of construction adhesive (either self contained or caulk-gun style),
  • A small box of sanded grout in your choice of color
Here's the detailed tutorial

Reuse a Floppy Disk into a Turnable Greeting Card

Floppy Disk Greeting Card

There are plenty of creative ways to reuse your floppy disk and I will never grow tired of looking for more! This guide is about making a nice greeting card which says "You Rock!"

And here's what you will need for that:

Floppy Disk Greeting Card

The detailed instruction can be found here.

DIY Atari Joystick Lamp

DIY Atari Joystick Lamp

Here's another lamp you can easily make at home. Al you need is:
  • 2 by 4-foot panel of MDF in each of the following thicknesses: 1/4", 1/2", 3/4"
  • one 2 by 4-foot sheet of 1/8' hardboard
  • a simple kraft paper lampshade from Walmart. In the instruction it was covered with images of classic Atari game box covers.
Instructions can be found here

More DIY lamps:

Make a Lamp of an Old Globe

On: Thursday, July 9, 2009

An awesome idea and I can totally picture this lamp in some cool contemporary interior - or in the room with some realistic photo wallpaper:

Source: craftser