If I might develop my very own product line, I’d in all probability 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 inventive and fascinating lighting. Listed here are 8 DIY lighting tasks that I’ve made over time, from the newest and dealing again to the start once I began my weblog.
DIY Flush Mount Glass Bubble Mild
I shared this mild in additional element yesterday. You can click here to see more if 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 beloved, however there’s no approach I’d ever pay over $2000 for a light-weight. As a lot as I like lighting and suppose it’s one of many fundamental issues that makes a room really feel completed and designed, I’m at all times 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 Dwelling Depot, together with some paint, gold leaf, and a chunk of glass that I had lower on the native glass store. You can see details of this project here.
DIY Watercolor Herringbone Desk Lamps
This was a enjoyable challenge, and so far as I can keep in mind, these are the one desk lamps I’ve ever made. I typically keep on with DIYing pendant lights. This was a really tedious challenge, as these herringbone “tiles” are literally items of hand lower watercolor paper. However when you’ve been round right here lengthy, you realize that I really love tedious tasks. (*Ahem* — pinwheel art made out of 800 wood tasting spoons, pixel art made from 6400 tiny pieces of wood, and so on.) I made these desk lamps once we first moved into our home, and I used to be clearly stepping into a very totally different route with colour palette than what I ended up with in our home. I’d like to see this similar design made with my beloved brilliant colours — teals, pinks, greens, and so on. You can see the details of these DIY table lamps here.
DIY Fake Capiz Shell Pendant Mild
I don’t know that this actually regarded like fake capiz shell (I don’t suppose anybody would actually be tricked by it), however I nonetheless beloved this pendant mild. I actually am of the assumption that so long as you utilize a whole bunch (or could hundreds) of 1 merchandise and switch it right into a form (sphere, cylinder, and so on), 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 provide them a frosted glass look. I lower a whole bunch 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 can see the details of this pendant light here.
DIY Orb Pendant Mild
This was one in all my favourite tasks that I made for our condominium. This orb mild within the hallway was constituted of two flower hanging baskets and a lighting half from an outdated chandelier that I discovered on the thrift retailer. You can find the details for this org light here.
DIY Pendant Mild Made From Ingesting 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 constituted of colourful consuming straws. Regardless that I like colour, it is a bit a lot for my style today. However I’d like to see this similar design made smaller, and with all white/translucent straws. I really suppose that will be stunning. Or I’d like to see all of it on one daring colour. After I noticed the pendant light hanging above Shauna Glenn’s kitchen sink in her recent Instagram pictures/reels, I used to be instantly taken again to this straw pendant mild. One thing like that would very simply be created utilizing all orange straws. You can see more about this pendant light 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 inventive muscle groups. However this pendant mild is constituted of paper pulp egg cartons (I occurred to come back throughout some that had been purple!) and Christmas lights. You can see the details of this DIY pendant light here. And please forgive the terrible image. This was approach again round 2007 or 2008, and I had no concept how you can take footage again then. 😀
DIY World Globe Pendant Mild
If in case you have any outdated world globes mendacity round, it is a enjoyable challenge to make with them, and it’s very simple. It could be cute in a child’s room over a desk. You can see the details of this pendant light here. And once more, please forgive the terrible photographs. I used to be a running a blog beginner again then. 😀
Addicted 2 Adorning is the place I share my DIY and adorning journey as I transform and adorn the 1948 fixer higher that my husband, Matt, and I purchased in 2013. Matt has M.S. and is unable to do bodily work, so I do the vast majority of the work on the home on my own. You can learn more about me here.
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