Showing posts with label lamps. Show all posts
Showing posts with label lamps. Show all posts

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

Drinking Straw Floor Lamp

On: Thursday, November 26, 2009

Drinking Straw Floor Lamp

Have you ever imagined there are so many absolutely amazing uses of plastic drinking straws?

A drinking straw chair is only one of them and here's another one: a floor lamp decorated with multi-colored drinking straws!

Floppy Disks Lamp

On: Friday, November 20, 2009

Floppy Disks Lamp

If by any case, after you've make a floppy disks notepad, a greeting card and a floppy disk pen holder, you still have extra floppy disks you need to recycle, here's a nice idea for you: a cool looking floppy disks lamp.

It can take various forms but it always looks nice:

Floppy Disks Lamp

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

Cassette Tap Lamp

On: Friday, October 9, 2009

Cassette Tape Lamp

We've had already multiple DIY lamps already: romantic bottle lamps, cool packaging lamp, and even toilet paper rolls lamps!

And here's another great idea for you: cassette tap lamps!

Related DIY projects: cassette tape lamp and a lamp made of cassette tape.

DIY Eggcrate Lamps

On: Monday, September 28, 2009

Eggcrate Lamps

An eggcrate is actually a useful thing: it can work great as an organizer to store and categorize various tiny things or as a package to keep fruit from bruising.

But this idea is much more creative: it is about creating beautiful dancing lamps out of used egg crates. The lamps can be done in various colors based on your interior color palette.

Eggcrate Lamps

DIY Sun Jars

On: Friday, September 25, 2009

DIY Sun Jars

This tutorial uses canning jars (with clear glass lids) and simple solar lights. As a result, we are getting a totally amazing and eco-friendly a device that stores sunlight during the day which is then used to power the light at night.

Beautiful Bottle Hanging and Table Lamp Styles

On: Thursday, September 24, 2009

Bottle lamps

If you collect various beautiful bottle designs, this idea will turn particularly useful. You can recycle them into nice hanging and table lamp styles which are actually so good that they can be placed in the most prominent place in your apartment.

Th artist seem to be using various colors and forms to render various shades of light.

Bottle lamps

Bottle lamps

DIY Glass Jar Lanterns

On: Wednesday, September 23, 2009

glass jar lanterns

Stay-at-home moms will find this one especially useful: if you have some extra glass jar which seem to good to be thrown aways, here's a creative idea on how to use them.

You can make lanterns for your garden to decorate long cozy evenings you spend with your family outside.

Recycle Used Bulbs into Light Sculptures

On: Tuesday, September 22, 2009

bulb sculptures

If a bulb is broken, it doesn't mean it stops being useful or beautiful. Here's a great idea on how to recycle used bulbs into something really creative: light fixtures.

You can think of your own forms and designs: just think of how many places in your interior these things can decorate.

bulb sculptures

Make a Lamp Shade that Serves as Packaging

On: Friday, September 18, 2009

package and a lamp shade

Just like a cardboard chair we once mentioned, this cute container is both a package and a lampshade. Made out of paper it can be both purchased and made at home.

Take Out Light transforms a Chinese take out container into a one of a kind lamp. The container is both the packaging and the lamp shade.

package and a lamp shade
package and a lamp shade

DIY Bottle Cup Lampshade

On: Thursday, September 10, 2009

If you drink mineral water daily and have no idea how to take advantage of plastic bottle caps, here's a great creative idea for you: create a cool-looking lampshade.

This article will offer you step-by-step instructions on how to create a bottle cap lampshade

Turn Old Fluorescent Light Tubes into a Chandelier

On: Monday, September 7, 2009

Fluorescent Light Tubes into a Chandelier

As far as I know you can't just throw an old fluorescent light tube away: you need to pay for it to be recycled.

Now, here's a way for you to recycle it at home: make a stylish chandelier out of a number of them. Fluorescent light tubes work as light fixtures to get an elegant modern lamp design:

Fluorescent Light Tubes into a Chandelier


Turn Toilet Paper Roll into a Lamp

On: Sunday, September 6, 2009

Toilet Paper Roll into a Lamp

Ever wondered how to recycle a toilet roll? I've got plenty of them. That's why I was so happy to come across this instruction on how to recycle them into a lamp!

I wouldn't go so far as to say it looks stylish but it does look fun!

More Cassette Tape Lamps

On: Tuesday, September 1, 2009

A few weeks ago I shared a cool tip how to turn your old cassette tape into a stylish lamp with beautiful light affects.

Here are more examples of those amazing lamps for your inspiration:

A Stylish Lampshade Made of Negatives

On: Thursday, August 27, 2009

Lampshade Made of Negatives

For this cool lamp you will need an old photo camera with photographic tape and a few minutes actually taking photos of anything.

Now, just take a few seconds to picture to yourself what atmosphere this lamp creates when on.

Lampshade Made of Negatives

by Aleksi Pihkanen

DIY Reminder Lamp Made of a Plastic Bottle

On: Tuesday, August 25, 2009

DIY Lamp of a Plastic Bottle

I have plenty of used plastic bottles at home and I love discovering always new creative ways to recycle them. Here is a cool instruction on crafting a portable lamp from a recycled plastic bottle.

Here's a detailed instruction on how to create lamp by recycling a plastic bottle.

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

DIY Atari Joystick Lamp

On: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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