Instructables: exploring - living - lamp - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:01:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 Clay Great Unclean One Lamp with Dark Souls Shade http://www.instructables.com/id/Clay-Great-Unclean-One-Lamp-with-Dark-Souls-Shade/
Clay Great Unclean One Lamp with Dark Souls Shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/4P7M/HTDLQ0T3/FOI4P7MHTDLQ0T3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/4P7M/HTDLQ0T3/FOI4P7MHTDLQ0T3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/4P7M/HTDLQ0T3/FOI4P7MHTDLQ0T3.SMALL.jpg loangb I created a lamp for my son who is a Warhammer fan.  We were able to visit Forge World on our last vacation to awesome England.  This is my version of the Great Unclean One from Games Workshop - the face is a little plumper and there are many more pustules so he is not an exact replica. We call him...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 22:20:21 PDT
Giant Decorative Bow Paper Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Decorative-Bow-Paper-Pendant-Lamp/
Giant Decorative Bow Paper Pendant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/89WI/HS769UCR/FXC89WIHS769UCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/89WI/HS769UCR/FXC89WIHS769UCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/89WI/HS769UCR/FXC89WIHS769UCR.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Another lamp? Tell me you asked this question the moment you saw it. :) Ok, so before you answer that my dear friend, tell me , isn't it looking awesome :). The story behind this lamp came from this forum topic. A new citizen (you are the reason I posted this my friend ) wanted to make a lamp...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:15:41 PST
Tea Cup Lamp, Coffee Cup Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Tea-Cup-Coffee-Cup-Lamp-wNightlight/
Tea Cup Lamp, Coffee Cup Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/AY7T/HS18E4EW/F5IAY7THS18E4EW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/AY7T/HS18E4EW/F5IAY7THS18E4EW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5I/AY7T/HS18E4EW/F5IAY7THS18E4EW.SMALL.jpg cpurola The tea cup/pot lamp has been around for a few years now, the most popular from Anthropologie: http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/product/home-lighting/860093.jsp It's a great DIY project, and cheap made from thrift store items. (or so I thought) Of course I had to buy tools and drill bits and elec...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:09:35 PST
Modular Geometric Paper Lamps, 5 designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Modular-Goemetric-Paper-Lamps-5-designs/
Modular Geometric Paper Lamps, 5 designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/8ORE/HS18G0F3/FAZ8OREHS18G0F3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/8ORE/HS18G0F3/FAZ8OREHS18G0F3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/8ORE/HS18G0F3/FAZ8OREHS18G0F3.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya A year & a day before I published this paper lamp, my favorite paper lamp of all times, my first too. And guess what, I almost forgot about it until a few days back someone pinned it on pinterest from my board. Old memories came back like a breeze of fresh air. And now year after I published it, I...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 03:39:08 PST
Pterodactylus Desk light http://www.instructables.com/id/Pterodactylus-Desk-light/
Pterodactylus Desk light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UVTR/HRKR3ANQ/F4BUVTRHRKR3ANQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UVTR/HRKR3ANQ/F4BUVTRHRKR3ANQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/UVTR/HRKR3ANQ/F4BUVTRHRKR3ANQ.SMALL.jpg Ruud van Koningsbrugge We all know those perfect flexible swing arm desk lights. For years it seems the best solution to get good light on my working surface. But lately I noticed its a bit outdated and all too familiar. It's "so 1980's". Its time for a new twist. So I transformed it in a "Pterodactrylus Desk light". Ju...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:57:54 PST
DIY drum shade http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-drum-shade/
DIY drum shade - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/G7QU/HRBNE40S/FPLG7QUHRBNE40S.SMALL.jpg earz_cd When we bought our house a few years ago, the dining room had a white ceiling fan with gold accents and tan blades. It's definitely not the most hideous ceiling fan in our house, but my wife and I have always hated it for several reasons. A) gold is not our thing. Even our wedding rings are silver i...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:28:40 PST
Bedside Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Lantern/
Bedside Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/Y333/HPPSQADV/FUJY333HPPSQADV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/Y333/HPPSQADV/FUJY333HPPSQADV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUJ/Y333/HPPSQADV/FUJY333HPPSQADV.SMALL.jpg neduz This lantern is based on a no-brand lantern, much like the tall version of the Rotera lantern from Ikea. It's about 38 cm high. Instead of the 10 battery powered leds, I placed a 30W hallogen light bulb in it. Warning: this instructable involves wiring mains electricity and a hot light bulb, it ca...
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Fri, 27 Dec 2013 17:41:16 PST
Parametric Twisted Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Parametric-Twisted-Lamp/
Parametric Twisted Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/TVA0/HP7HIQLV/FIZTVA0HP7HIQLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/TVA0/HP7HIQLV/FIZTVA0HP7HIQLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/TVA0/HP7HIQLV/FIZTVA0HP7HIQLV.SMALL.jpg Aaron Porterfield This is a parametric pendant lamp shade created with Grasshopper (www.Grasshopper3d.com), which is a graphic programming environment plugin for Rhino.  This instructable will cover how to manipulate the shape and design of the lamp using the included Grasshopper definition, as well as how to laser-c...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 17:09:12 PST
Creative letter lamp for cheap! http://www.instructables.com/id/Creative-letter-lamp-for-cheap/
Creative letter lamp for cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/VHBO/HOUFQNO6/FH8VHBOHOUFQNO6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/VHBO/HOUFQNO6/FH8VHBOHOUFQNO6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/VHBO/HOUFQNO6/FH8VHBOHOUFQNO6.SMALL.jpg MyWampie Do you feel like your place feels empty or looks boring? And, are you creative, but you find it hard to get started on a project? Then this is a project for you!The letter lamp is a lamp that is pleasing the eye. Especially when you know that you made it yourself. it consists of materials that are ...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 08:28:50 PST
DIY Pentagon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Pentagon-Lamp/
DIY Pentagon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/OYD9/HOHYM4BK/F71OYD9HOHYM4BK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/OYD9/HOHYM4BK/F71OYD9HOHYM4BK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F71/OYD9/HOHYM4BK/F71OYD9HOHYM4BK.SMALL.jpg Kion Designs I am in love with geometrical designs, shapes and figures!Therefore, I needed to build me something myself..something I could use cheap stuff for that I already have at home. Cutting the skewers You need:- skewers- sketching paper or tissue paper (light is supposed to shine though it)- hot glue+ ...
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 07:21:56 PST
Oriental Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Oriental-Japenese-Lamp/
Oriental Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/QE1J/HLSHCOV8/FEJQE1JHLSHCOV8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/QE1J/HLSHCOV8/FEJQE1JHLSHCOV8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/QE1J/HLSHCOV8/FEJQE1JHLSHCOV8.SMALL.jpg jaki001002 After several years being member , i decided to publish my first instructable , my DIY decorative lamp . It is an oriental Japanese style lamp . And i'd like to use LEDs instead of other light bulbs , because its an economical solution and you can choose any color you like. Moreover , you can use RG...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 21:10:37 PDT
Lace balloon papier-mache http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-balloon-papier-mache/
Lace balloon papier-mache - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/AM3Z/GN02OWAC/FVIAM3ZGN02OWAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/AM3Z/GN02OWAC/FVIAM3ZGN02OWAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVI/AM3Z/GN02OWAC/FVIAM3ZGN02OWAC.SMALL.jpg MariaCraftMedley I saw these beautiful papier-mâché lace lamps over at the Dos Family blog and instantly fell in love. With my friend Cassie’s baby shower coming up, I decided to make a pair of my own to decorate the house with. Here's how to make them: What you will need: A bag of standard sized balloons String a...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:07:28 PDT
Vintage Toy Crane Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Toy-Crane-Lamp/
Vintage Toy Crane Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/32GO/HJAHF3UC/FVV32GOHJAHF3UC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/32GO/HJAHF3UC/FVV32GOHJAHF3UC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/32GO/HJAHF3UC/FVV32GOHJAHF3UC.SMALL.jpg braimb This 'ible goes back to the old school. Before all kids played with plastic cars and got trophys just for participating. These toys, now vintage memoribilia from yesteryear, can still be found relatively easily because they were so sturdy and well built. Just hit a garage sale or two or maybe a flea...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 13:02:25 PDT
A garden light http://www.instructables.com/id/A-garden-light/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 11:20:22 PDT
Lace Inkodye Lampshade http://www.instructables.com/id/Lace-Inkodye-Lampshade/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 12:06:15 PDT
The Spirit Samovar http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spirit-Samovar/
The Spirit Samovar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JTGB/HHS9K12W/FFIJTGBHHS9K12W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JTGB/HHS9K12W/FFIJTGBHHS9K12W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFI/JTGB/HHS9K12W/FFIJTGBHHS9K12W.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman I'm entering this into the Green Design Contest.  If you like what you see, please vote for me! This instructable ties in very closely with my previous instructable, Snapple, Steel and Green Fire in which the lantern that is the base and heat source for the samovar is built using re-purposed/up-cyc...
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:16:19 PDT
Turn Lamp Into Speaker Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-Lamp-Into-Speaker-Tower/
Turn Lamp Into Speaker Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/V8MA/HH2VJ2TB/FQ9V8MAHH2VJ2TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/V8MA/HH2VJ2TB/FQ9V8MAHH2VJ2TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ9/V8MA/HH2VJ2TB/FQ9V8MAHH2VJ2TB.SMALL.jpg sbanas I had this old 3 way lamp that I wasn't using and was about to throw it away, so I decided to make it useful. Breaking Down The Parts I used a cheap pair of speakers that someone gave me that already have a auxiliary jack and sat inside a cardboard square. I stripped the speakers down to just the...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 15:42:17 PDT
Sunflower Wall Sconce Made of Popsicle Sticks http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunflower-Wall-Sconce-Made-of-Popsicle-Sticks/
Sunflower Wall Sconce Made of Popsicle Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/4CAY/HH2VZQCA/FME4CAYHH2VZQCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/4CAY/HH2VZQCA/FME4CAYHH2VZQCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/4CAY/HH2VZQCA/FME4CAYHH2VZQCA.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Dear Instructables Fellows, There is something about lighted objects, whenever I make one I feel a strange satisfaction :). I was searching on the internet to find ways for bending playwood, somehow the search did not go well but in this course I found some bracelets made by bending popsicle stick...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 06:31:38 PDT
Achille le grand (a lamp made from fire extinguishers) http://www.instructables.com/id/Achille-a-lamp-made-from-fire-extinguishers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/255Q/HGH71120/FRU255QHGH71120.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/255Q/HGH71120/FRU255QHGH71120.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/255Q/HGH71120/FRU255QHGH71120.SMALL.jpg Samuel Bernier As some of you already know, I love turning objects into something they are not. With me, a screwdriver becomes a fork, a basketball becomes a bag, a jar becomes a lemon juicer, a jerrycan becomes a speaker, old candies are turned into cool jewellery and a paint brush evolves into an iPad stylus. H...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 09:30:39 PDT
Snapple, Steel and Green Fire: Bride of Spirit Lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Bride-of-Spirit-Lantern/
Snapple, Steel and Green Fire: Bride of Spirit Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/FGJZ/HHYLVLMR/F35FGJZHHYLVLMR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/FGJZ/HHYLVLMR/F35FGJZHHYLVLMR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/FGJZ/HHYLVLMR/F35FGJZHHYLVLMR.SMALL.jpg The Green Gentleman I'm entering this in the Green Challenge and the Epilog Challenge.  If you like what you see, please vote for me! My previous green fire instructable, The Spirit Lantern (Green Fire 2.0), was entertaining and educational to make, but it raised a couple of concerns: 1) A methanol flame is hot (from...
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Mon, 13 May 2013 06:53:20 PDT
Ikea Rutbo turned Wood Veneer Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Rutbo-turned-Wood-Veneer-Pendant/
Ikea Rutbo turned Wood Veneer Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DQSX/HEBNH841/F2ZDQSXHEBNH841.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DQSX/HEBNH841/F2ZDQSXHEBNH841.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/DQSX/HEBNH841/F2ZDQSXHEBNH841.SMALL.jpg pbarton1 The paper coverings on some of Ikea’s lighting can look dated or worn after a while. But I saw an opportunity to turn a “Last Chance” Rutbo Pendant into a wood veneer pendant lamp to hang over our dining table. I like the warmth that wood provides to a modern home. But many of the nice looking wood ...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:03:46 PDT
Elegant Interchangeable Color Ambience Lamp. Using dining mats, very easy to make. http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-Interchangeable-Color-Ambience-Lamp-Using/
Elegant Interchangeable Color Ambience Lamp. Using dining mats, very easy to make. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/9B56/HE7D2DP3/F7N9B56HE7D2DP3.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Hello Instructables Fellows, I think I am being obsessed with lights and things which can be used to create awesome light effects. This time it is a very easy to make but elegant, stylish looking table ambience lamp. Believe me it's really easy. All you need is just some wooden or bamboo dining tab...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 05:07:39 PDT
RGB Spoon Light http://www.instructables.com/id/RGB-Spoon-Light/
RGB Spoon Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/S5ZY/HE7D9CA8/FOVS5ZYHE7D9CA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/S5ZY/HE7D9CA8/FOVS5ZYHE7D9CA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/S5ZY/HE7D9CA8/FOVS5ZYHE7D9CA8.SMALL.jpg LostRite What is a spoon lamp? This is a spoon lamp. Only because I don't know what else to call it.  It is made from the remains of decapitated spoons and a plastic water bottle with a light inside. Really simple to make, really cheap to find supplies, really entertaining to make and watch. This version li...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:35:59 PDT
Handmade Bamboo Lantern. Using old bamboo blinds. http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Bamboo-Lantern-Using-old-bamboo-blinds/
Handmade Bamboo Lantern. Using old bamboo blinds. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/TRFT/HDYZ6QLH/F57TRFTHDYZ6QLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/TRFT/HDYZ6QLH/F57TRFTHDYZ6QLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/TRFT/HDYZ6QLH/F57TRFTHDYZ6QLH.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Dear Fellows, This is like a dream come true, I had always been so much amazed by artwork & furniture made using Bamboo and kept wondering how this strong grass (yes, it is a grass) can be bend to make so many beautiful shapes. Believe it or not, at the back of my house, there is a giant bamboo tre...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 02:26:00 PST
Easy, Cheap, Awesome looking TLC Pendant Paper Lamp a.k.a Tender, Love & Care Pendant Paper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Cheap-Awesome-looking-TLC-Pendant-Paper-Lam/
Easy, Cheap, Awesome looking TLC Pendant Paper Lamp a.k.a Tender, Love & Care Pendant Paper Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/B2U3/HDHW4RMT/F9HB2U3HDHW4RMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/B2U3/HDHW4RMT/F9HB2U3HDHW4RMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9H/B2U3/HDHW4RMT/F9HB2U3HDHW4RMT.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya I love pendant lamps, this is the lamp I usually make for special occasions like Diwali (in India), but I thought it is really more than that and came up with this cool idea of using it as a night pendant lamp or just pendant lamp. It is simple and easy, but a little bit time consuming if you apply...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 09:30:13 PST
Valentine Heartland - Decorative Lamp a.k.a. Land of Hearts http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Heartland-Decorative-Lamp-aka-Land-/
Valentine Heartland - Decorative Lamp a.k.a. Land of Hearts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0XZ0/HD4VOMC3/FKH0XZ0HD4VOMC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0XZ0/HD4VOMC3/FKH0XZ0HD4VOMC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/0XZ0/HD4VOMC3/FKH0XZ0HD4VOMC3.SMALL.jpg Tarun Upadhyaya Love inspires!! isn't it? Thats exactly what happened when I thought of making something for my beloved for this valentine's day. I call this Heartland because it has so many hearts (heart shaped craft mirrors) and it depicts (at least according to me) as if hearts are growing from tiny little ones ...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 08:42:55 PST
Pinata Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinata-Lamp/
Pinata Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/K40S/HAQ3B2L0/F7FK40SHAQ3B2L0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/K40S/HAQ3B2L0/F7FK40SHAQ3B2L0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7F/K40S/HAQ3B2L0/F7FK40SHAQ3B2L0.SMALL.jpg beesybot Guilt ridden by the senseless destruction of these beautiful creatures, I’ve created this lamp as a memorial for all of the candy crazed destruction of my youth.   Made mainly out of soda bottles and hot glue, this provides a festive alternative to the normal luminary selection. Stuff You'll...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 14:17:41 PST
The Retro Circus Christmas Star http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Retro-Circus-Christmas-Star/
The Retro Circus Christmas Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/E5RM/HAQ380HY/FLYE5RMHAQ380HY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/E5RM/HAQ380HY/FLYE5RMHAQ380HY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/E5RM/HAQ380HY/FLYE5RMHAQ380HY.SMALL.jpg duncanwilkinson This year our Christmas tree was having a "Rudolf's Sweet Shop" theme and so we needed a fitting star to go on top. After hunting in shops and online and not being able to find one, it was time to get my Instructables hat on! The ideal star for the tree would be big, bright red and add something ex...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2012 17:14:10 PST
Quilled miniature flower pot with wooden box - lampshade by night http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilled-miniature-flower-pot-with-wooden-box-lam/
Quilled miniature flower pot with wooden box - lampshade by night - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/TQGR/HAQ31WLB/FORTQGRHAQ31WLB.SMALL.jpg All that i do First, some background : My fiance had been complaining from a long time now...that how I had stopped making things for her. So for her birthday this year I decided to make her something very romantic and mostly hand-crafted (as far as possible). I was introduced to quilling through a friend who us...
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Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:27:53 PST
LED Chandelier http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Chandelier-3/
LED Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/I1O9/HA4K0YCI/F7SI1O9HA4K0YCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/I1O9/HA4K0YCI/F7SI1O9HA4K0YCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7S/I1O9/HA4K0YCI/F7SI1O9HA4K0YCI.SMALL.jpg llash-rosenberg Easier to make than it looks. What you need. What you need: Skewers (the sticks used to make shish kabobs) Masking tape LED lights Power supply (I used a 12V power supply) Resistors (I used 560 ohm resistors, but the resistance you need will vary depending on the supply voltage. You can use this...
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Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:11:46 PST
Christmas Lamps with Laser-cut panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Lamps-with-Laser-cut-panels/
Christmas Lamps with Laser-cut panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6SF6/HAFHKXKL/FYY6SF6HAFHKXKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6SF6/HAFHKXKL/FYY6SF6HAFHKXKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/6SF6/HAFHKXKL/FYY6SF6HAFHKXKL.SMALL.jpg gviale After I made the Christmas decorations using the EPILOG laser cutter @ Techshop (www.techshop.ws), I thought of another way of using those beautiful templates. I did a test with cardboard, planning to migrate to balsa wood, but after the project was completed, I liked the result so much that I kept...
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Sat, 8 Dec 2012 15:00:30 PST
Giant Cardboard LED lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Cardboard-LED-lamp/
Giant Cardboard LED lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E55D/H67358XI/FTDE55DH67358XI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E55D/H67358XI/FTDE55DH67358XI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTD/E55D/H67358XI/FTDE55DH67358XI.SMALL.jpg bluebean This lamp is designed using 'Autodesk 123D Make' available at http://www.123dapp.com/make you can also use the on-line app on their website. The Materials: - Cardboard sheets (the thicker the better - set the thickness in Autodesk) - Thick wooden dowel sticks - Large Empty detergent bottle. - Old ...
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Wed, 5 Sep 2012 08:53:44 PDT
PET Bottle Tiffany Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/PET-Bottle-Tiffany-Lamp/
PET Bottle Tiffany Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SRM7/H1YOBEQ5/FU3SRM7H1YOBEQ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SRM7/H1YOBEQ5/FU3SRM7H1YOBEQ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU3/SRM7/H1YOBEQ5/FU3SRM7H1YOBEQ5.SMALL.jpg Cassandra-Dido PET is one of the most widely spread material now a days. No matter where on planet Earth you are, chances are there is a PET bottle lying just around the corner. But even in that plastic, soulless ugliness, beauty can lie. So I have a project: to transform PET in other things. It goes from ultramod...
By: Cassandra-Dido

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Thu, 31 May 2012 20:28:13 PDT
Retro tribute - CaSsette TaPes LamP with Joystick SwitcH http://www.instructables.com/id/Retro-tribute-CaSsette-TaPes-LamP-with-Joystick-/
Retro tribute - CaSsette TaPes LamP with Joystick SwitcH - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/0KTP/GH4A642C/FY30KTPGH4A642C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/0KTP/GH4A642C/FY30KTPGH4A642C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/0KTP/GH4A642C/FY30KTPGH4A642C.SMALL.jpg mary candy [[Video(http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGrcujH5tx0, {width:600, height:500} ) ]] Recycling  always recycling all I can. This Lamp is made of Cassette tapes, and I adapted an old Joystick  as a switch. A tribute for old tapes. Soon are coming more things I am thinking to make with Tapes....
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010 06:19:31 PST
LED Recycled Book Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Recycled-Book-Lamp/
LED Recycled Book Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3MX6/H1JUJERF/FK13MX6H1JUJERF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3MX6/H1JUJERF/FK13MX6H1JUJERF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3MX6/H1JUJERF/FK13MX6H1JUJERF.SMALL.jpg marfru There are so many books that are simply thrown away as they have very little resale value, so follow our easy step by step instructions and see how easy it is to create your own upcycled lampshade by recycling your old books. n this Step by step project we will show you how to upcycle an old book a...
By: marfru

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Fri, 4 May 2012 12:26:41 PDT
How To: Big Sister, Bioshock 2 Helmet/Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Big-Sister-Bioshock-2-HelmetLamp/
How To: Big Sister, Bioshock 2 Helmet/Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/LHX6/GYC4KPW1/F1ZLHX6GYC4KPW1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/LHX6/GYC4KPW1/F1ZLHX6GYC4KPW1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Z/LHX6/GYC4KPW1/F1ZLHX6GYC4KPW1.SMALL.jpg TimTheScarecrow Want an awesomesauce videogame character based helmet and desk lamp!?!? This instructable will show you how i made my version of a Big Sister's helmet from the popular videogame Bioshock 2. I do not claim to have made an exact replica because i know i haven't. I didnt make it to be a costume.. i m...
By: TimTheScarecrow

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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 22:39:45 PST
Giant Honeycomb Chandelier {step by step version} http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Honeycomb-Chandelier-1/
Giant Honeycomb Chandelier {step by step version} - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/1OB8/GY4R8EJ5/F031OB8GY4R8EJ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/1OB8/GY4R8EJ5/F031OB8GY4R8EJ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/1OB8/GY4R8EJ5/F031OB8GY4R8EJ5.SMALL.jpg davidandora This instructable is our effort to win the most awesome grand prize for the Shopbot contest. I am part of a very small group of friends, artists and creative engineers who are constantly dreaming up fun ideas for projects. We are lucky enough to find funding for many of them like with this nightclu...
By: davidandora

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Thu, 2 Feb 2012 11:31:30 PST
Illuminated texts http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-texts/
Illuminated texts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/DWQP/GWYAWV0X/FAZDWQPGWYAWV0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/DWQP/GWYAWV0X/FAZDWQPGWYAWV0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/DWQP/GWYAWV0X/FAZDWQPGWYAWV0X.SMALL.jpg jftesser Ok, that is a pretty bad pun. But also accurate! I made the first set of these lamps for a cocktail party I had a couple months ago, and I've been making more ever since. These lamps are easy, fast, cheap and don't require many tools. Oh, and they're also a great way for me to get rid of some of my ...
By: jftesser

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Tue, 3 Jan 2012 21:59:20 PST
How To Create A Beautiful Book Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Create-A-Beautiful-Book-Lamp/
How To Create A Beautiful Book Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/WEPT/GVXH7VZN/F33WEPTGVXH7VZN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/WEPT/GVXH7VZN/F33WEPTGVXH7VZN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/WEPT/GVXH7VZN/F33WEPTGVXH7VZN.SMALL.jpg Alex.Mason This is a small tutorial on how to create a decorative book lamp!  It makes a great addition to any room, a great gift and can be any style you want, as you are the one creating it.  I made the lamp as an anniversary gift for my wife.  I looked on her pinterest account and saw one for sale for over ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2011 09:44:39 PST
Solar garden lamp based pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Education-Solar-Garden-Lamp-based-pendant/
Solar garden lamp based pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/UPYE/GSEEK0R4/FSWUPYEGSEEK0R4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/UPYE/GSEEK0R4/FSWUPYEGSEEK0R4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/UPYE/GSEEK0R4/FSWUPYEGSEEK0R4.SMALL.jpg manuka Our early teen model, showing off her solar garden lamp based night light pendant ! These look very attractive and scope exists for kids to make a batch & sell them as "fashionable solar lamps" etc. A small profit could even be made -folks seem happy to pay ~$5 here here in NZ, especially if they co...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 00:07:04 PDT
Hard Drive Candle Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Tealight-holder-made-from-hard-drive-parts/
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Tue, 26 May 2009 06:45:56 PDT
How To Be Creative and Learn to Live Longer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Be-Creative-and-Learn-to-Live-Longer/
How To Be Creative and Learn to Live Longer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/S44I/GHI9CQDQ/FR1S44IGHI9CQDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/S44I/GHI9CQDQ/FR1S44IGHI9CQDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/S44I/GHI9CQDQ/FR1S44IGHI9CQDQ.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Everyone is creative in their own way, but we can unintentionally limit our creativity. It is possible to get beyond our self imposed limitations and become more creative. A good part of creativity involves seeing relationships between things that at first do not appear to be connected. Creativity ...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 12:19:38 PST
Tattooists / Artists tracing lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Tattooists-Artists-tracing-lightbox/
Tattooists / Artists tracing lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/X17U/GGMMFCQZ/FDVX17UGGMMFCQZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/X17U/GGMMFCQZ/FDVX17UGGMMFCQZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/X17U/GGMMFCQZ/FDVX17UGGMMFCQZ.SMALL.jpg andyward85 This instructable will show you how to make a very inexpensive professional looking tattooists / artists lightbox used for tracing images and designs onto paper from recycled things and out of things you may be able to find around the home or in the back of the garage. This is my first ever instruct...
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Wed, 17 Nov 2010 16:07:57 PST
String Pendant Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/String-Pendant-Lamp/
String Pendant Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/0CPK/G5W7JI6I/FVV0CPKG5W7JI6I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/0CPK/G5W7JI6I/FVV0CPKG5W7JI6I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVV/0CPK/G5W7JI6I/FVV0CPKG5W7JI6I.SMALL.jpg noahw Make a designer quality string pendant lamp on your own with just some crochet thread, a balloon, and fabric stiffener.  It makes a little bit of a mess, takes about a day to dry, but it looks really cool, is infinitely cheaper than buying one from Design Within Reach, and is the hot new DIY lamp cr...
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Tue, 23 Feb 2010 15:47:29 PST
Coffee cup sphere lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-cup-sphere-lamp/
Coffee cup sphere lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/YMGX/G8XPHQI6/FOMYMGXG8XPHQI6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/YMGX/G8XPHQI6/FOMYMGXG8XPHQI6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/YMGX/G8XPHQI6/FOMYMGXG8XPHQI6.SMALL.jpg Dave A I've had this idea for a long time and when I read about the Coffee cup challenge thought this would be the time to let this idea become reality: The coffee cup sphere lamp! I must admit it isn't completely original. I just saw the same idea posted in another Instructable here, and I can remember se...
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Sat, 8 May 2010 13:39:35 PDT
Six Pack Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-Pack-Lamp/
Six Pack Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H4U2/G825NNE2/FGCH4U2G825NNE2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H4U2/G825NNE2/FGCH4U2G825NNE2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/H4U2/G825NNE2/FGCH4U2G825NNE2.SMALL.jpg wholman When I was a kid, I remember having an environmental assembly at school which included a speech about cutting up six pack rings before throwing them away, so wildlife wouldn't get their necks stuck and strangle themselves.  Whether this is a real phenomenon or not, six pack rings are common and un-r...
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Sun, 18 Apr 2010 13:13:33 PDT
Halloween Lamps You Can Make! http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Lamps-You-Can-Make/
Halloween Lamps You Can Make! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/WGA1/G0SD2YY4/FVPWGA1G0SD2YY4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/WGA1/G0SD2YY4/FVPWGA1G0SD2YY4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/WGA1/G0SD2YY4/FVPWGA1G0SD2YY4.SMALL.jpg Creativeman To get into the halloween spirt, ooooooohhhhhhh, I decided to make some decorative lamps for the holiday.  These were easy to make, and virtually free, except for the lights.  I bought those after christmas last year, and they were on sale at walmart for $1.00  for a string of 20!  I bought 5 or 6, ...
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Thu, 15 Oct 2009 03:20:01 PDT
How to make a lamp out of a barricade light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-lamp-out-of-a-barricade-light/
How to make a lamp out of a barricade light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/VBEY/G0AMKDWT/FVRVBEYG0AMKDWT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/VBEY/G0AMKDWT/FVRVBEYG0AMKDWT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/VBEY/G0AMKDWT/FVRVBEYG0AMKDWT.SMALL.jpg rada194 I'm going to teach you how to make a cool lamp out of one of those yellow lights you see on the top of a barricade on the side of the road. Getting The Materials What you need:1-A Barricade light.... I "found" mine on a construction site.2-An old lamp with one of those clicky things to turn it on...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2009 12:55:13 PDT
Zipper Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Lamp/
Zipper Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/4JHO/FXA2ONPP/FEE4JHOFXA2ONPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/4JHO/FXA2ONPP/FEE4JHOFXA2ONPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEE/4JHO/FXA2ONPP/FEE4JHOFXA2ONPP.SMALL.jpg randofo The zipper lamp is ideal for setting just the right mood in a variety of settings. You always have just as much light as you need. One can assert that it is the only lamp you will ever need, but you would probably be wrong. You probably will need more than just this zipper lamp to light your domicil...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 22:04:22 PDT
Geometric Cut Paper Table Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometric-Cut-Paper-Table-Lamp/
Geometric Cut Paper Table Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/P6WC/F9056UCD/FKQP6WCF9056UCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/P6WC/F9056UCD/FKQP6WCF9056UCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/P6WC/F9056UCD/FKQP6WCF9056UCD.SMALL.jpg drips I've been making cut and folded paper lamps for a while now and get a lot of pleasure from designing, building and enjoying them. I was thinking that I've gotten so much from Instructables I would give a little back. You can probably get this lamp made in an afternoon (depending on paint drying time...
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