Instructables: exploring - living - decorating - light - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 05:11:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Custom Mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Mirror/
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By: iammatou

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Thu, 28 Dec 2006 21:05:49 PST
The World Cup Rhythm - Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-World-Cup-Rhythm-Lamp/
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By: hardlydavidson

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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:49:06 PDT
Laser Cut Light Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Light-Fixture/
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By: nikoala3

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:19:13 PDT
Molotov Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Molotov-Lantern/
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By: Brooklyntonia

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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:12:00 PDT
Tea Light Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-Light-Chandelier/
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By: wardwouts

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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:23:04 PDT
Twig Candle holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Twig-Candle-holder/
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By: dieter demeyere

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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 05:46:28 PDT
Conch Shell Pendant Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Conch-Shell-Pendant-Night-Light/
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By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Sun, 5 May 2013 09:59:05 PDT
Wind Activated Garden Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Activated-Garden-Lights/
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By: DIY Hacks and How Tos

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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:04:49 PDT
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture http://www.instructables.com/id/Mind-Gear-Lighted-Wall-Fixture/
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX7/YI4I/HEBNO16H/FX7YI4IHEBNO16H.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Instructables Lovers :-), Recently I had to get my wrist watch repaired as it fell down from stairs. Guess what, it was a small misalignment of a watch gear, so the watch guy repaired it in front of me. He used a a small lamp to see details inside the watch  and while I was watching it with c...
By: Tarun Upadhyaya

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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:20:39 PDT
Ikea Rutbo turned Wood Veneer Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Rutbo-turned-Wood-Veneer-Pendant/
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By: pbarton1

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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:03:46 PDT
Geared Candleholder http://www.instructables.com/id/Geared-Candleholder/
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:53:39 PDT
DIY Vintage Light Up Marquee Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vintage-Light-Up-Marquee-Letters/
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By: angelabchua

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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:21:57 PDT
String light fitting http://www.instructables.com/id/String-light-fitting/
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By: 2econdhand

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Sun, 20 May 2012 04:18:12 PDT
Orange Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Candle/
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By: DualPhase

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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 20:20:43 PST
Quatrefoil Drum Shade Pendant Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Quatrefoil-Drum-Shade-Pendant-Light/
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By: tealandlime

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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 08:00:19 PST
Tea light cup warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tea-light-cup-warmer/
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By: HHarry

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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 12:12:26 PDT
Egg boat candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-boat-candle/
Egg boat candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/VM59/GMIGH129/FKKVM59GMIGH129.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/VM59/GMIGH129/FKKVM59GMIGH129.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/VM59/GMIGH129/FKKVM59GMIGH129.SMALL.jpg farzadbayan “In the darkness, an egg is shining ..., It’s an egg boat.” Egg boat is an egg that filled from candle and is floating on the water. That shine for many hours in the night. Materials Egg Solid paraffin Candlewick: 2.5 cm (for each egg) Cracking Take the egg with your hand, th...
By: farzadbayan

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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:35:17 PDT
Hard Drive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Tealight-holder-made-from-hard-drive-parts/
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By: ChrysN

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Tue, 26 May 2009 06:45:56 PDT
Cup of Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Cup-of-Light/
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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 13:28:23 PDT
Domo Kun Night Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Domo-Kun-Night-Lamp/
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Sun, 31 Jan 2010 18:31:33 PST
Hemma Light Chandelier Hack http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemma-Light-Chandelier-Hack/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2010 13:52:42 PST
Light bulb snow globes http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-bulb-snow-globes/
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By: ChrysN

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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 08:04:12 PST
Tangerine (Satsuma, Clementine) Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Tangerine-Satsuma-Clementine-Candle/
Tangerine (Satsuma, Clementine) Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/HG0S/FA2KM1AN/FU4HG0SFA2KM1AN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/HG0S/FA2KM1AN/FU4HG0SFA2KM1AN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU4/HG0S/FA2KM1AN/FU4HG0SFA2KM1AN.SMALL.jpg bluesky Turn a small citrus into a candle/votive using:TangerineParing KnifeOlive Oil (or most other cooking oils)Lighter/MatchesWhen lit, the candle puts off a nice citrus scent and a soft orange light.Credit where credit is due. Idea from hereJust remember, don't leave these unattended! Fire burns stuff...
By: bluesky

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