How To: Make a Tord Boontje-Inspired Garland Light (for $3.00 and in under 10 minutes)

by Chris Gardner

How To: Make a Tord Boontje-Inspired Garland Light (for $3.00 and in under 10 minutes)

Tord Boontje is a Dutch designer famous for his intricate, elegant cut designs, and one of Peaches' favorite artists. She says, "One of Boontje's best known commercial pieces in this beautiful Garland Light. If you have visited a museum gift shop in the last 4 years, you have probably seen one in person. They usually retail for around $100.00, which is surprisingly affordable considering all the awards its won, but still, I knew I could make one for less. Actually, $97 less."

That's right. She created this pendant lamp in no time, and for under $3.00.  

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Tell me how to cut glass!!!

by DIY Maven

Recycled Drinking Glasses by Emma Woffenden and Tord Boontje
Transglass Carafe

I have one of those 'craft' bottle cutters--the kind with the wheel-y cutter and tapper deal. For cutting a straight line on a regular bottle, it works fine. Well not fine, but it does cut. What I wanna do it cut necks of bottles both straight and wonky like the bottles pictured here. These particular examples are from Emma Woffenden and Tord Boontje, and

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