There’s something really satisfying about creating a useful object with your own two hands, especially if you make it with recycled materials. If helping the environment and making crafty and creative items appeals to you, here are some excellent DIY ideas for light fixtures like desk lamps or chandeliers that will literally brighten your day.
If you are looking to spruce up your lighting, indoors or out, there are tons of brilliant lighting solutions out there. Twinkle lights can be transformed into fashionable outdoor lighting, sparkly chandeliers, or even lighted artwork. If you like to upcycle, a multitude of household appliances, from cheese graters to washing machine drums, can be used to create eye-catching light fixtures. If you prefer recycling, both cardboard and various wire can make awesome lights too. For the crafty, lighting accents can be fashioned out of everything from paper to yarn.