Got a cardboard box? Awesome! Turn that sucker into a pendant light!
We're at that point in our office makeover where we're
desperately searching for trying to find functional accessories that fit our aesthetic and our budget. Lighting is always a challenge in the affordability department it seems, so I made it my mission to hunt down 10 modern/minimalist/Scandinavian-esque desk lamps that don't break the bank!
We're kicking off the new fall season with a whole month dedicated to illuminating ways to light your space. First up: a roundup of 10 awesome DIY wooden lampshades. Ready, set, MAKE!
Who says you need to have a party to hang a few of these awesome tissue paper lanterns around? I would keep them up all of the time!
What's an outdoor summer soiree without some fanciful lighting?? Bring the festivities up a notch with some colorful flower string lights!
These pretty garden lights are made using low-heat LEDs (we don't want your party to take a turn towards Tragic Fire Town) and colorful cupcake liners. Check out how to make different flower and leaf styles over on Oh Happy Day!
In celebration of Modernism month at Curbly, we rounded up 20 of the best and coolest modern lighting projects on these here Interwebs. Yes, you read that right, TWENTY. So, put on your DIY pants, it's time to get illuminated!
It's modernism month here at the Curbs so, naturally, a roundup of our favorite MCM-inspired DIY projects was in order! Happy DIY-ing!
Part installation piece, part upcycling genius, this DIY water bottle chandelier is a cinch to make!
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!
Part rustic, part industrial, part awesome! With a few basic hardware store supplies, this DIY chandelier is a cinch to make.
Scraphaker's roundup of umbrellas used as lampshades has made me pea-green with envy...because I wish I had thought of it first. Be damned bad luck, you'll want to
First that outdoor deck/daybed makeover and now these outdoor star lanterns... I think it's safe to say we're itching for warmer weather! While sunshine and blue skies are still a few weeks (or months) off, that doesn't mean we can't start perfecting our paper-folding skills. I, for one, am definitely going to try my hand at these paper star lanterns!
My mom and dad--and grandma and grandpa--all shared the same obsession with empty coffee cans. They didn't meet one with which they could part. It's rubbed off on me, I'm afraid. Conversations surrounding the topic in my house go something like this:
Him, while holding up an old coffee can stashed in some corner
I know the words "stylish" and "zip tie" don't often go together, but in the case of this DIY lamp shade I think they work mighty fine! I might even throw "quirky", "artsy", and "totally awesome" into the mix. Just sayin'.