Part installation piece, part upcycling genius, this DIY water bottle chandelier is a cinch to make!
Jen found some great sconces to fit the nautical inspired theme in her daughter's room, but the sconces were specifically for outdoor use. While the look was right, they weren't so practical for bed-side reading. With some additions from the hardware store, Jen made those outdoor lights suitable for their new indoor setting.
This might be one of the coolest lighting projects I've seen in a while! It's big, bold, modern, and kinda rustic all at once... win-win-win-win in my book!
When the outdoor evening temperatures are too perfect to go inside, you'll need something to keep your outdoor living space lit to enjoy it as long as you can. Something you made yourself. These DIY lighting ideas,
If you've ever spent a warm summer night next to a wetland area, you've probably seen lampyridae. Their name might not ring a bell, but their tiny glowing bodies do. Lampyridae are fireflies, those belly-glowing beetles that seem to take people's breath away, especially when seen in multiples. In our second project from Lorene Edwards Forkner's book Handmade Garden Projects we're going to be making our own fireflies.
"Dazzle evening garden party guests with a fanciful flight of homemade fireflies. By day the informal cluster
Part rustic, part industrial, part awesome! With a few basic hardware store supplies, this DIY chandelier is a cinch to make.
My penchant for letters and punctuation make me squeal for this idea. A white paper lantern filled to the gills with sticky-back vinyl lettering purchased at Michaels. Picture the letters less random, spelling out words and names. Perfect for a kid's room or even decorations at a party or wedding! A tutorial's probably not really necessary, but to show your love, visit The Swell Life.
What makes these 5 ceiling fans magical? Some disappear when not in use, others are what dreams are made of. The first one is the Marea fan from bellacor in oil-rubbed bronze. The blade, which seems to sweep the air, is made of frosted acrylic. It comes in satin nickel too and