Instructables: exploring - workshop - lighting - light Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:20:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Repurposed Ceiling Light
Repurposed Ceiling Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> KawarthaCNC In this Instructable I will show you the steps I took to re-purpose an old ceiling light I bought from my local thrift warehouse. Dismantle The glass fixtures were in great shape, and thought they would look even better spaced out in a line instead of four corners.Each light was held on by a ski...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 03:54:47 PDT
Maglite lamp
Maglite lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> ethanmichael101 Earlier this week I was at ikea and like always I was trying to find something that I could tinker with. On Pinterest and on here as well I had seen lots of tutorial on making different lighting fixtures and pipe lamps and they all used a lighting kit. After making my way nearly through the entire s...
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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 20:14:49 PDT
Projector Lamp
Projector Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Estrella Spaans Het ideeHet idee is een lamp waarbij je plaatjes van hardboard met patronen kan projecteren op een willekeurige plek. Het concept is erg oud, maar tegenwoordig komen steeds meer dingen van vroeger terug in een modern jasje. Met verschillende plaatjes met patronen kan er een nieuw soort lichtbron on...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 01:25:03 PDT
Paper cylinder lights
Paper cylinder lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> narced133 Our railroad-style apartment has a long 45-foot hallway that never had working lights. After spending 4 years trying to convince our landlord to fix them I decided to build my own. The lights are constructed of a metal frame wrapped in a cylinder of thin lace paper with a strip of LEDs running down ...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 23:43:04 PDT
Instamorph LED Light Chandelier Bulbs
Instamorph LED Light Chandelier Bulbs - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid I am in the process of refinishing an old brass chandelier and building my own LED lights for it. When the Instamorph Build Night popped up, I had the immediate idea to create flame-shaped LED light bulb covers, as well as a traditional light bulb shape. The flames are the kind of bulbs you tend to ...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 22:52:57 PDT
Rhombus Lights
Rhombus Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> pensa Follow this simple tutorial to make your own geometric light fixtures. Gather the Necessary Materials and Tools Material: 7 lengths 1/8" Galvanized Steel Wire, Bulb (we used a 40W vintage Edison Bulb), Fabric-Covered Light CordTools: Wire Cutters, Soldering Iron, Torch, Solder, Clips, Spray Pai...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:52:44 PDT
Fire Flys In A Jar
Fire Flys In A Jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> BuilderBro1 Hi! I'm sorry I haven't posted anything for a few months. But here's a project that's really cool and can add ambiance to any party. Or just to put on your dresser for looks. P.S. I'm sorry for blurry pictures. Lets get started! Materials You are going to need...A hot glue gun,A screw driver,Sh...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 16:21:25 PDT
Flamingo Lamp
Flamingo Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Create some mood lighting with this novelty flamingo lamp! Collect your supplies I had a floor lamp that I never used and that ended up being the base for this project. Here is a complete list of supplies you'll need:Pink flamingoUtility knifePink spray paintAluminum canSmall flexible LED lamp (I...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 19:36:28 PDT
Recycled LED Tube Light
Recycled LED Tube Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> heemanthy it's easy to make at home How to make a led tube light Now you are going to see how to make a led tube light by recycling the electronic waste material at home and it is energy efficient i will show you how to make it step by step. Material Required fluorescent tube bulb tester scre...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 13:01:32 PDT
Solar Night-Light
Solar Night-Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture In this instructable, I made a simple solar night-light.Great for bathrooms, corridors and other places where night-light is required.Stick it to the window and forget about it.Light will charge up during the night and light up when it gets dark.What do we need: Solar Garden Light Giant suction ...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:27:24 PDT
How to Make a Cute Floor Light
How to Make a Cute Floor Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishiyasu This Floor Light is very simple and make easily! Materials •a paper•a pencil•a ruler•a bulb socket•a double sided tape•pierce punchs Draw a line Draw a line to fold the paper. Draw a line Draw a line to make a hole. Make the hole Make the hole with the pierce punch. Put the double sid...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:41:13 PDT
CopperFill Steampunk Bluetooth Lamp
CopperFill Steampunk Bluetooth Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> wavelet_spaghetti Let's build a steampunk lamp that can connect to any device via a bluetooth microcontroller! First, gather that pile of junk What you will need (according to Thomas Edison): A pile of junk and a good imagination.- 3D printing filament.- A cool glass bottle or chemist's- access to a 3D printer - L...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 05:45:29 PDT
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box
Makers Light, Shelf & Power Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechKiwi Construct a work bench "Light, Shelf and Power Box" in one which is great for a Makers workshop.Ive found it invaluable for close up work on projects as it shields your eyes from direct glare and reflects light off a back wall providing you a bright area on the underlying workbench.It also sorts out...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 06:14:13 PDT
Star Trek TOS Enterprise Turbolift Light
Star Trek TOS Enterprise Turbolift Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> caitlinsdad "Live long and prosper." RIP Leonard Nimoy - Mr. Spock.Inspired through life from the many ideas, characters and things from Star Trek, The Original Series, here is a take on transforming any small cramped and personal space into your own little turbolift. Science fiction based on science fact. If...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 12:57:03 PST
The book of light
The book of light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor8o5 Since the ancient times, light has been associated with wisdom and understanding. There are many Latin expressions referencing the light, and many philosophers have used it in metaphors and analogies. I thought it would be cool to combine light, and all what it represents, with a book, which is also...
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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:44:17 PST
Mylar Light Diffuser for Recessed Ceiling Lights
Mylar Light Diffuser for Recessed Ceiling Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> justinlui IntroductionRecessed ceiling lights (a.k.a. pot lights) are commonly found in homes. However, the downlight they produce can be a bit harsh and glaring. To soften the light, try making this elegant and economical mylar light diffuser. All that's required are some fairly affordable materials, some...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 23:10:12 PST
Lampshade For Livingroom
Lampshade For Livingroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoeyLeon Hello EveryoneThis little instructable took place at my houseThe living room Build process #1 Drive to the nearest wood store and buy the desired size and diameter of the PlywoodCut it the size you wantMake sure the Plywood are smooth and good looking Cutting Cut the Plywood you desired siz...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 04:49:17 PST
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization)
Acrylic tea light holder (that is also a data visualization) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Erik Boertjes I wanted to brighten these dark days by creating something with light. So why not make an acrylic tea light holder? ‘Acrylic’ in the sense that it is made from Plexiglas®, a type of plastic that looks like glass but is much lighter (in weight) and can be cut with a laser cutter.Oh and the design is...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 06:20:22 PST
Plane Light
Plane Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> xbremer The Plane Light is a lamp celebrating simple materials designed for small batch production. Blocks of walnut or maple are split in matched halves, with light occupying the space between them. All the parts were designed using Autodesk Inventor HSM and created on computer controlled machines in small...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 01:29:30 PST
How to make a glowing black light night light
How to make a glowing black light night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> brummshouse In a few simple steps you can make an amazing collection of jars that glow under a black light bright enough to light up your creepy dark bedroom. Materials Here is a list of materials you will need for this experiment;Black Light - First off make sure you have a real black light for this tutori...
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 04:07:21 PST
mason jar chandelier
mason jar chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> moradopotado simple chandelier made with household items tools drill, screws, staple gun material wood-basevarious sized mason jarswire light-lamp kitchain arrangement arrange the jars in the pattern you like ..i did small medium large..small jars on in inside hanging on so forth wiring ...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:15:54 PST
IKEA Infinity Mirror
IKEA Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmilesson I decided to try building an infinity mirror after seeing this post here on instructables. I had the IKEA frame laying around and decided to try to use that, and it was actually a really god fit for this project. You'll need: IKEA Ribba Frame (ribba) LEDs - I used RGB (WS2812B) Mirror Film ...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 00:17:31 PST
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights
Enchanted Forest Mushroom Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIYPerks Welcome to this Instructable on how to make an awesome-looking mushroom light! I had this idea after taking part in last year's Make It Glow contest with my Shard Light instructable, and I'm excited to be taking part again this year with these mushroom lights.If you think this Instructable deserves ...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:50:38 PST
LED Blinking Light With Arduino
LED Blinking Light With Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> Igioteno You will first need to install Arduino on your computer and have the starter kit. Materials Arduino UNOUSB cordWire Resistor 300 ohmLed lightBreadboard Assembly Plug the USB to your computerGet the breadboardPut the light under the red linePut a wire under the first spot you see under the li...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:09:47 PST
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight!
Easiest Diy Black Light Out Of Any Flashlight! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JM1999 Doesn't that intro image look cool?Believe it or not, it was drawn using plain yellow highlighter!You can do exactly the same thing with any torch, all you have to do is follow the steps!The first photo is using the black light ad the second photo is the "control" normal light.Read on to find out ho...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 14:38:51 PST
how to make emergency candles
how to make emergency candles - More DIY How To Projects]]> sadyal If you are ever in a blackout or dont have candles this is a simple way to make candles. What you need cotton ballspoon potatobutterknife lighter or matches Cutting the potato first cut the potato in half then cut the ends of so it will be able to stand. Making a hole take the spoon and sc...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 18:18:44 PST
Flip Lantern
Flip Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> tdonoclift This is a very simple lantern that looks both charming and intriguing. No buttons, no cables, no wall warts; just a jar. An ordinary upturned jar just begging to be flipped the correct way up, and when it is, the whole room is lit with its mysterious cool glow, just like magic! These lanterns make e...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:21:20 PST
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present)
Beautiful Infinity Mirror (Perfect Present) - More DIY How To Projects]]> toasteroven47 Here is an infinity mirror that I made as a birthday present for my girlfriend. Perfect if you are stuck for present ideas and want to tinker around a bit as it is a really simple creation. It only took me a couple of days of working for a few hours in the evening to make and i am very happy with th...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:37:52 PST
3D printing / Brainstorming ideas and shapes for a light design.
3D printing / Brainstorming ideas and shapes for a light design. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Keun WooK When you design a light, first you have to understand you need to limit the size of your light design. For example I have limited my light housing to be 15cm x 15 cm x 15cm. This is limited by the 3D printer's hight but also helps to design with a solid dimensional foundation, no wasting time on des...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 05:27:00 PST
Nike Restock Light
Nike Restock Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cdw181818 I was given the assignment of creating an object that utilizes an Arduino Uno. From there I developed the idea of creating a small mood light that responds to a key phrase that is tweeted out by specific Twitter account. The purpose of this light would be to alert me of the very rare restocks that N...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 22:07:55 PST
Star Light Tree Topper
Star Light Tree Topper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Paige Russell If I haven't mentioned this before, I love hardware stores. I also love making lamps. So as part of my holiday tree plan, I made the Star Light Tree Topper using only parts from my local hardware store. I'm so happy with how it turned out! (Almost as much as I love the disco gif of it turning on and...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 18:06:52 PST
Light up any bottle
Light up any bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> lakshay21 It's an easy gift for your love one and beautiful HOPE YOU LIKE IT Gather Material a glass bottle ( I took beer bottle) Paint(Acrylic) P.O.P( if paint doesn't stick to bottle) Lights Paper Glue Painting the bottle write the greeting you want (I wrote happy birthday ) on a thick paper ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 02:58:02 PST
DIY Functional Frankenstein Light Switch
DIY Functional Frankenstein Light Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeandlauren I bought an old knife blade switch off of eBay to use as a decoration. As soon as I got it, I knew I had to make it actually work. Running full 120V power through exposed metal on the wall wouldn't be very safe, so I ordered a DC-AC relay. I used an old phone charger to provide 5V of power to run...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 05:34:57 PST
Super Mario Skateboard Light
Super Mario Skateboard Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ejsulit This is my first time making an instructable. I hope you like it. I call this project the Super Mario Skateboard Light. I am a Super Mario fan & collector thats why I made this. Enjoy!Main things you need:- Old Skateboard- Acrylic Paint- Electric Wires- T-shaped Tube Pipes- Bulb Light and its contai...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 18:34:23 PST
How to make a BAT-signal
How to make a BAT-signal - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius Hi,Today we are going to learn how to make a BAT-signal to call the batman !!So let's go ! Stuff needed. To make this light we need : A cardboard pipe ø 30 cm is a good size but the first objective is to make this props with reclamation stuff. so if you can find an other size it's also cool !Impo...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 06:32:08 PST
Awesome desk light
Awesome desk light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Palframanl This instructable will show you how to make a glow in the dark (optional) water and bleach refractive light. You will need:A clear plastic bottle (I used a 2litre)Aluminum foilGlue Water Bleach Glow in the dark paint (optional)Desk lampKnive or hack saw30x 5cm piece of wood (x1 )40x5cm piece of wood...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 00:12:12 PST
Copper LED Light Fixtures
Copper LED Light Fixtures - More DIY How To Projects]]> RTChoke Here I am going to share how I am making some copper light fixtures for my new kitchen I am building. The kitchen is in a timber frame addition to our house, and has a very high open cathedral ceiling. Getting lights from the ceiling is problematic for various reasons, including it is really hig...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 16:41:58 PST
Bat Signal
Bat Signal - More DIY How To Projects]]> Marzuk2 Hello guys. It's Marzuk2. Today I am going to show you how to call Batman. You may have seen how they call Batman on the movie. Yes I am going to show you how to make that light. So lets begin.......... Things needed The things you will need for this assignment are,1. Paper2. Pencil and Eraser3. ...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 18:47:24 PDT
DIY Lighting and Lamps Koji Crill This is a collection of do-it-yourself lights, lamps, and LED projects. There is something for everyone. Brighten up your space with these fun and easy projects. Remote Controlled Band Flyer Lamp Put your favorite bands on display with this DIY lamp. Recycled CDs Lamp Maybe in 20 years we will...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:59:59 PDT
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin
USB powered desk light or work bench light in an altiods tin - More DIY How To Projects]]> dudes There are three things I really like about this thing, the altiods tin (who doesn't love those?), the LEDs, and that it's USB powered. At my work bench, I have always had a regular incandescent light bulb. Then one day the fixture decided it was done, and quickly died. I have been messing around ...
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:26:01 PDT
what can you do with empty perfume bottle!!?
what can you do with empty perfume bottle!!? - More DIY How To Projects]]> mahsamah wash the bottle.Throw away the head of it.Connect 2 little battery with about 2 or 3 LED lamps by wire.Push LEDs into bottle and stick batteries out of it.Use some LEDs which light up the bottle much more.I used red LEDs.
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 07:49:00 PDT
Street light floor lamp
Street light floor lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Bring the blinding brightness of street lighting to your work space by turning an old street light into your new floor lamp. This street lamp was found at a building reuse store. It looks like it was badly damaged, partially warped, and was missing the glass cover that protects the bulb. Since I wa...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:48:59 PDT
Halloween Skull hanging lamp
Halloween Skull hanging lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tye Rannosaurus It's almost that time of the year, and in the spirit of truly terrifying (and affordably priced) props, here is my own DIY skull lamp. Use it to cast a little light onto those dark corners of your favorite haunted mansion! Get inspired by the totally awesome designer edition... So, have you seen...
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Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:03:29 PDT
Candle Holder
Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> amakris Sheet metal Candle Holderinox 430thickness 2mmwidth 80mm x length 80 mm x height 40 mm 3D modeling and flat pattern First we do 3D modeling using CAD software. We add features in the modeling like holes and openings.Next step is the flat pattern of the modeling. We export the flat pattern drawin...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:09:41 PDT
Watermelon Floating Lanterns
Watermelon Floating Lanterns - More DIY How To Projects]]> blissful2015 Water is magical, fire is magical, when a little bit of fire is floating on the water, it's super magical!If you are camping by a lake or at a pool gathering, chances are there will be watermelons! Before taking the melon rinds to the compost bin, why not let them shine one more time, and add some m...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:32:26 PDT
Customizable Remote Controlled Lamp
Customizable Remote Controlled Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> goldlego This is a terrific lamp that will surely compliment any room. This awesome lamp can change color with the aid of its remote control. Also the remote can adjust its brightness. The style can be customized with 3 different included designs or you can create your own design! Not only does it look great...
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Fri, 1 Aug 2014 16:18:52 PDT
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made
"Light Bulb" Simple and Easily Made - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cats Science Club Great way to light up the path to your door, back yard, party, or special occasion. These bulb lights are quick and easy to make and can be hung up or set on a table, walkway, road, etc. We used a couple different color LEDs to see the affect of them. Ally Cat liked the green and Kitty Cat loved the...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:20:28 PDT
Homemade Lightbulb
Homemade Lightbulb - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr.Fishers3 Ever looked at a lightbulb and thought that doesn't look too complicated, I bet I could make one? With this Instructable you can!This lightbulb is made entirely out of simple, mostly household materials requiring very little in special equipment. The basic construction includes a glass jar filled wi...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 10:27:45 PDT
Classy cylindrcal paper lamp
Classy cylindrcal paper lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> rkhursheed easy to make ,elegant, classy lamp. Things you will need -Construction paper (the color you want your lamp to be,i chose black)-Tracing paper -P.V.C glue-Paper cutter-Light fixture (for the base) You can use this lamp as a small table lamp or a large floor lamp. Cut the construction paper i...
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 14:16:40 PDT
IKEA HACK: easy lamps
IKEA HACK: easy lamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Ikea has plenty of things that can be turned into attractive lights. I loved the industrial look of the stainless steel colander, and turning it into a lamp was a breeze with IKEA's inexpensive Hemma light socket set.At $15, this easy project can be remixed and remade in countless ways. Supplies ...
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Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:29:49 PDT