If I might develop my very own product line, I’d most likely need it to be lighting. Making my very own DIY lighting is one thing that I’ve been doing ever since I began my weblog again in 2007, and I’m simply fascinated with ways in which easy, humble supplies can be utilized to make artistic and attention-grabbing lighting. Listed here are 8 DIY lighting tasks that I’ve made over time, from the newest and dealing again to the start after I began my weblog.
DIY Flush Mount Glass Bubble Mild
I shared this mild in additional element yesterday. You possibly can click on right here to see extra in case you missed that. I made this mild out of frosted Christmas ornaments, a ceiling medallion, and a dangling flower basket. This mild is above the bath in our (nonetheless unfinished) grasp lavatory transform.
Sq. DIY Semi-Flush Mild
This mild was impressed by a really costly mild that I discovered and completely cherished, however there’s no approach I’d ever pay over $2000 for a lightweight. As a lot as I like lighting and assume it’s one of many foremost issues that makes a room really feel completed and designed, I’m all the time satisfied that I can get the look I would like at a way more cheap value. So utilizing that costly mild as my inspiration, I made this one out of trim from the molding aisle at House Depot, together with some paint, gold leaf, and a bit of glass that I had lower on the native glass store. You possibly can see particulars of this mission right here.
DIY Watercolor Herringbone Desk Lamps
This was a enjoyable mission, and so far as I can bear in mind, these are the one desk lamps I’ve ever made. I usually follow DIYing pendant lights. This was a really tedious mission, as these herringbone “tiles” are literally items of hand lower watercolor paper. However in case you’ve been round right here lengthy, you understand that I really love tedious tasks. (*Ahem* — pinwheel artwork made out of 800 wooden tasting spoons, pixel artwork produced from 6400 tiny items of wooden, and many others.) I made these desk lamps once we first moved into our home, and I used to be clearly getting into a very totally different path with coloration palette than what I ended up with in our home. I’d like to see this identical design made with my beloved shiny colours — teals, pinks, greens, and many others. You possibly can see the small print of those DIY desk lamps right here.
DIY Fake Capiz Shell Pendant Mild
I don’t know that this actually appeared like fake capiz shell (I don’t assume anybody would actually be tricked by it), however I nonetheless cherished this pendant mild. I actually am of the idea that so long as you utilize a whole lot (or could 1000’s) of 1 merchandise and switch it right into a form (sphere, cylinder, and many others), it’s going to look nice. I made this pendant mild utilizing a big glass globe and the plastic that’s used to cowl home windows to present them a frosted glass look. I lower a whole lot of “petals” out of that plastic, used a gold marker to edge every petal, after which adhered them to the glass globe. I by no means acquired to see these in a completed room, as a result of the room they had been in is now our grasp lavatory. You possibly can see the small print right here.
DIY Orb Pendant Mild
This was considered one of my favourite tasks that I made for our rental. This orb mild within the hallway was produced from two flower hanging baskets and a lighting half from an outdated chandelier that I discovered on the thrift retailer. You could find these particulars right here.
DIY Pendant Mild Made From Consuming Straws
And now we’re digging approach again within the Addicted 2 Adorning archives. This was one of many first DIY tasks I ever made for my weblog, and it’s a pendant mild produced from colourful ingesting straws. You possibly can see extra right here.
DIY Flower Pendant Mild
I want I might return and use these lights in an precise room. I by no means acquired to see them in a room as a result of I simply made them for enjoyable. It was extra an train to flex my artistic muscle tissue. However this pendant mild is produced from paper pulp egg cartons and Christmas lights. You possibly can see the small print right here. And please forgive the terrible image. This was approach again round 2007 or 2008, and I had no thought the right way to take footage again then. 😀
DIY World Globe Pendant Mild
In case you have any outdated world globes mendacity round, it is a enjoyable mission to make with them, and it’s very straightforward. It will be cute in a child’s room over a desk. You possibly can see the small print right here.
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