Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - decorating - light - featured Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:52:00 PDT BLOX v1.01 Multicolored Frozen Rose LED Light
Multicolored Frozen Rose LED Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> ThirdEarthDesign I created this project to add a little sparkle to the dining table when having a romantic meal with the girlfriend at home. Taking inspiration from the Enchanted Rose in Disney's Beauty and the Beast, it consists of a block of ice with a real rose encased inside. The ice is illuminated by a short st...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2016 05:56:13 PDT
Laser cut cardboard curtains
Laser cut cardboard curtains - More DIY How To Projects]]> feklee I moved into the place of a friend where there were no window shades in the sleeping room.So I decided to add some. The challenge: The construction needs to be temporary, i.e. 100 % removable when I move out. Shades should be easy to put up in the evening, and easy to take down in the morning. I’m n...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 04:00:49 PST
Carriage lamp restoration
Carriage lamp restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> Guga1979 Hi guys, I'm proud and happy to show you my new instructable.My girlfriend offered me an old carriage lamp. It looks very nice but it’s drab and a little rusty. I decided to restore it, to fit a light bulb in it and to use it as decoration. Supplies To strip the lamp: 000 Steel wool, brass cleane...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:35:42 PST
Jungle Animal Mobile Light
Jungle Animal Mobile Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> jonesaw make a mobile/lampshade for a jungle themed room- or any theme for that matter, using mostly free materials. materials list Any colored paper will work but I prefer paint swatches because they are so vibrant and come in a wide variety- as well as a free variety ;) Just go to any hardware store a...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 11:17:27 PST
Huge Desk Lamp/ Floorlamp
Huge Desk Lamp/ Floorlamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> dackermans84 .Since I am using pallet wood to make my own furniture, it was time to get rid of al the grey and chrome furniture in my living room.First thing was my chrome arch floor lamp. I've owned it for a long time and always used it over my dining table or next to the couch as some extra light. Materials ...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 12:23:45 PST
cozy winelamp
cozy winelamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> rubenr3 In these I will show you how I made a cosy lamp with a cardboard wine box. What do we need For this project we need: a cuttera wine box (cardboard)ledstripa glue guntape Cutting the box First of all we need to cut the box open. So it is easier to make the cut for the LED's. Making the cu...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 10:10:47 PST
Lightsaber Headboard
Lightsaber Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> MotherDaughterProjects Steph and our nephews/grandsons are big Star Wars fans! The idea for this project came to Steph one day while we were driving in the car. She saw a pile of newspaper end rolls and tried to think of DIY projects they could be used in. She came up with a lightsaber headboard of course! Making this spe...
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:13:27 PST
Illuminated Glass Gift Decoration
Illuminated Glass Gift Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> LornaJ3 This illuminated glass gift decoration is a simple and affordable project to make. I bought the materials at a dollar store so it only cost about $5 to make each one! I made several and gave them as Christmas presents. They're so pretty that I kept a few for myself as well! Just follow the steps...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2016 12:44:41 PST
Backlit Star Trek Combadge Wall Decoration
Backlit Star Trek Combadge Wall Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> BenjaminV9 For my first Instructable, I will be showing you how to make a backlit Star Trek Combadge wall decoration. My design is that used in Deep Space 9, Voyager, and the TNG movies.For this build, you will need: 20" x 30" sheet of foam core A hot glue gun Plenty of hot glue A printer Paper Flexible L...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 19:51:12 PST
LED vanity light
LED vanity light - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo We've just finished renovating our main bathroom, and needed a vanity light. We didn't think our requirements were particularly stringent - we just wanted it to use LED bulbs, to have a fairly contemporary vibe, and be bright enough to illuminate the whole room. Well, it turns out that we'd have to ...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 17:23:19 PST
Mason jar Edison lamp
Mason jar Edison lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Guga1979 Hi guys, I'm proud and happy to show you my new instructable. This year, for Christmas I decided to build the presents by myself. I like woodworking, I'm not an expert or a professional, but I keep trying =). That is why I chose to start this project by building a wood box as a base for a lamp. I...
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 14:58:19 PST
Bedside Tree Branch Lamp
Bedside Tree Branch Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrisma0 Make a spherical desk or bedside lamp out of branches. It will throw interesting shadows on the walls.Materials needed: Branches (a bunch of them) Hot glue gun Masking tape BalloonSome cardboard Gather Supplies and Build Support First and foremost you'll need some sticks that will make up the gl...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 13:44:21 PST
Halloween Light Show
Halloween Light Show - More DIY How To Projects]]> Halloween Guy Halloween light show. Everyone loves it! You'll have that awesome Halloween house that everyone stops and looks at! Buy Light O Rama light Controller Unless you are an awesome programmer it is much easier to buy the controller. I am a DIY kind of guy and I tried programming a show with Arduino. I...
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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:19:59 PDT
IKEA Candle Hack a stylish and safe enhancement
IKEA Candle Hack a stylish and safe enhancement - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gregarious This 'ible was born out of my daughter-in-law's need to display candles safely in their bedroom.Three year old boys and candles are not a good combination. The IKEA Candles My son and his wife live in an old Victorian house and they love the original features, such as the fireplace.Since they do ...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:34:58 PDT
DIY Handmade table lamp
DIY Handmade table lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> PujaA1 there are a very easy way to make it..... u must see that.. things u need other tape2. scissor3.glue 4. brush make use of disposals stick all the disposals as shown above.. making of stand... 1. wrap black tape around the CD's to stick them..2.hole on d back side of d...
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 04:52:31 PDT
Custom Cornice for less than $30
Custom Cornice for less than $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> TimB19 This is a very light weight cornice that is strong and easy to mount. The total cost of this project was $28.97, and we almost have enough fabric and batting to make a second cornices. What you need and the cost Tools:Glue Gun, Drill, Screw Bit, Drill Bits, Box Cutter, Staple Gun, Circular Saw, ...
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Sun, 31 May 2015 07:15:08 PDT
Illuminated Star
Illuminated Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> pensa Incredible polyhedrons can be made with wire and geometry. Using a torch and the DIWire we created this 60-rhombus hexecontahedron . Explore the magic of geometry: Bend and clip your shapes together to assemble your own polyhedral creations. The shapes can also be bent by hand using pliers and ass...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 09:49:12 PDT
Ice Luminaries
Ice Luminaries - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd Ice Luminaries, also known as Ice Candle Holders, are a fun and easy project to make during the winter months. Welcome guests with light along the walkway to your front door. Once the greenery is in the mold and the water is frozen, pop in a votive or LED candle for a festive display.Video of the ...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 16:33:24 PST
Custom Switch covers
Custom Switch covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> ecsaul23 Spice up those boring old plain white light switch plate covers! Make your own! The beauty of making your own is that you can choose the image, the layout, and the colors as well as totally amaze your kids with your awesomeness.You will need: 1. Switch covers (I buy over-sized white plastic ones at...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Custom Mirror
Custom Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> iammatou This Instructable shows you how to build a custom Back-lite Mirror . I was looking for a large mirror for a while but could not justify a custom frame for over $400.00 so I decided to make my own. I don’t have a picture for every step (I was not planning on posting it here) but this should get the m...
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Thu, 28 Dec 2006 21:05:49 PST
The World Cup Rhythm - Lamp
The World Cup Rhythm - Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> hardlydavidson Hola folks! It's samba time! I'm referring, of course, to the ongoing FIFA Football World Cup in Brazil which is in it's final stages. I love the action and It is only fitting that the theme I selected for this contest was based on this mega event of a sport I truly love.But the fundamental reason f...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:49:06 PDT
Laser Cut Light Fixture
Laser Cut Light Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> nikoala3 I recently moved to a new desk at work and I wanted to liven up the space a bit, so I made this light fixture. This was a very quick project to make, and it turned out looking pretty good! What you need (x1) White LED Strip(x1) Rocker Switch(x1) Small PC Board(x1) Universal 1000mA AC Adapter(x1) ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:19:13 PDT
Molotov Lantern
Molotov Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia Light your patio and keep the bugs away with these quick, easy, and attractive bottle lamps.Materials: bottles (beer, wine, liquor, soda, whatever)tiki torch wicks2 - 1" wood screwspipe mount hardware (I had to go to a construction supply store as opposed to the average hardware store for these, but...
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Sun, 15 Jun 2014 12:12:00 PDT
Tea Light Chandelier
Tea Light Chandelier - More DIY How To Projects]]> wardwouts I like the double tea light chandelier from, but I didn't like the shipping charge they were asking. What's a maker to do? Well, make one obviously! Materials: 21 Tea light holders (I'm using IKEA Sommarmys) Plywood (I used 18mm thickness, because that's what ...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 11:23:04 PDT
Twig Candle holder
Twig Candle holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> dieter demeyere So before starting/ Found the idea for a twig candle holder here Tools Tools needed / used: Hammer - hand clamp - some pliers - U nails - (extension) flat wood boring bit - iron wire - scrap wood - secateur Start to cut Get the secateur and find some twigs. I used only twigs wich were allrea...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 05:46:28 PDT
Conch Shell Pendant Night Light
Conch Shell Pendant Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tarun Upadhyaya My Dear Instructables Crazy People:), feels so good to make a lighted object after such a long time. In reality I never stopped thinking about making lamps & lightings but I was giving a trial in other areas of creativity. :D "When you want something the universe conspires in helping you a...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 09:59:05 PDT
Wind Activated Garden Lights
Wind Activated Garden Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos   We are all familiar with the traditional garden path lights. In this project, I am going to show you how to make them react to the wind so that they light up and flicker when the wind blows. These wind lights add an interesting visual element to your garden decorations.  Materials Material...
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Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:04:49 PDT
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture
Mind Gear Lighted Wall Fixture - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:20:39 PDT
Geared Candleholder
Geared Candleholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> tinkertinker This project is a candleholder with three gears and parallel action arms which move the candles up and down at different rates.It is made from aluminum plate and uses tea lights or small floating candles. The design and the variable gearing make it a playful device. Marking and cutting the Gears ...
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Thu, 14 Mar 2013 21:53:39 PDT
DIY Vintage Light Up Marquee Letters
DIY Vintage Light Up Marquee Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> angelabchua I am working on planning and throwing my BFF a baby shower, and she picked an awesome theme; Vintage French Circus!  So naturally, I wanted to make the most epic shower ever known to (wo)man.  One of the things I wanted to create was a vintage looking marquee light that spelled out BABY.  Great for...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:21:57 PDT
String light fitting
String light fitting - More DIY How To Projects]]> 2econdhand We moved into our apartment nearly a year ago but we never got around to choosing light fittings for every room. Now that our baby boy is on the way, I wanted to try and make something different for his room. This is what I came up with. The inspiration came from some light fittings I saw that were ...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 04:18:12 PDT
Orange Candle
Orange Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> DualPhase This instructable will show how to make a candle from any citrus and kitchen oil in minutes. Materials & Tools 1) Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon 2) Knife 3) Any type of oil, Vegetable, Olive, Canola, etc. Remove the Middle Remove / eat the middle portion of the orange being careful to leave the...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 20:20:43 PST
Quatrefoil Drum Shade Pendant Light
Quatrefoil Drum Shade Pendant Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> tealandlime You can turn a plain drum shade into a statement piece for less than $10.  I made my own drum shade pendant for less than $75, but I and then used this inexpensive technique to dress it up.  I originally planned to stencil a design on the shade, but the fabric on the shade has a lot of texture and I...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2011 08:00:19 PST
Tea light cup warmer
Tea light cup warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> HHarry It does happen quite often that we forget time while working, while reading or while playing a game. You have a nice cup of coffee, tea or hot chocolate to drink and suddenly you got a cold drink in your hands! The Cup Warmer provides a warm drink even when you are busy for hours. You simply put t...
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 12:12:26 PDT
marble candlestick
marble candlestick - More DIY How To Projects]]> batonas cosy marble rocks candlestick I made few years ago looks realy nice at night becouse the rocks are a little transparant light coming from the gaps looks nice on the walls you will need lots of transparent marble rocks one big flat rock for the base superglue I dont have any construction photos but...
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Fri, 23 Sep 2011 01:18:13 PDT
Egg boat candle
Egg boat candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Fri, 22 Apr 2011 12:35:17 PDT
Hard Drive Candle Holder
Hard Drive Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN When cleaning out my cupboard I had come across a number of old hard drives.  Since most had less storage space than my flash drive I decided to take them apart and make something with the platters.  I had first thought to make a wind chimes which I had seen on Make:Online. But when I took the hard ...
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Tue, 26 May 2009 06:45:56 PDT
Carleyy's Blog Round Up - July 26th
Carleyy's Blog Round Up - July 26th - More DIY How To Projects]]> Carleyy I am excited to present the third post in my Blog Round Up series!  May you be inspired to make your own crafts and share them with the world! This week I'm broadcasting live from Siggraph 2010 in Los Angeles.  Siggraph is a special interest group for graphics and interactive techniques.  The c...
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Mon, 26 Jul 2010 18:10:45 PDT
Cup of Light
Cup of Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> faridbayan88 In this instructable I will show you how to design an interior space in a few easy steps. Ingredients and tools /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNo...
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Mon, 26 Apr 2010 13:28:23 PDT
Domo Kun Night Lamp
Domo Kun Night Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> motadacruz Domo Kun is a funny character from a TV station from Japan. I personally think it's a funny character. Thats why I thought I would build a night lamp of it with some stuff I had lying around. It's actually pretty simple to make this. And I think it would make a nice night lamp for little children ...
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Sun, 31 Jan 2010 18:31:33 PST
Hemma Light Chandelier Hack
Hemma Light Chandelier Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> vegasmcruz Building off of an instructable by "edwinston14" and a suggestion by "piaferre" I created this custom chandelier for our dining room.  It was relatively cheap.  Got it all done for less than $100 with parts from Ikea, Lowes and a local Lighting/Fan store.  SUPPLIES: -10 Hemma Lights -10 Air Gap Ca...
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Thu, 14 Jan 2010 13:52:42 PST
Light bulb snow globes
Light bulb snow globes - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN If you are looking for another project to do with an old incandescent light bulb here is a snow globe you can make. I made a couple of versions; one, I made with the light bulb lying on it's side, the second style is standing upright with an led candle as a stand. Materials incandescent li...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 08:04:12 PST
Tangerine (Satsuma, Clementine) Candle
Tangerine (Satsuma, Clementine) Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
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Sat, 15 Dec 2007 18:18:41 PST