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DIY lamp – creative ideas for craft enthusiasts

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The lighting plays a decisive role in the interior – during the day the modern lamp is an eye-catcher, in the evening it provides soft light and creates a feel-good atmosphere. Designer lamps are really very stylish and spice up the interior, but there is also a cheaper alternative – you can make a DIY lamp. We’ll show you some creative projects.

DIY lamp made of plastic bottle – upcycling idea

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The first idea is super creative and can be tinkered in no time – all you need for this stylish lamp is a plastic bottle, an inexpensive pendant shade and paint. First dye the plastic bottle and let it dry / it is best to buy the lampshade in white, and then paint the lamp base in a contrasting color. / Then fill the bottle with rice and make a hole for the cable at the top. In the end all that remains is to assemble the lamp. complete!

DIY lamp made of leather, perforated sheet metal or paper

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This original craft idea is super easy and suitable even for beginners. Choose your favorite material – paper, perforated sheet or leather. Then cut out a square and secure the ends with tape. Connect the lamp and only then glue or screw the ends. The perforated sheet creates an exciting play of light and shadow, but if you have decided on leather or paper, you can cut out the motifs with a motif punch. Stylish and original. And if you are looking for materials for your handicraft projects, you can get them from BritCo – you will find a link at the end of the article /.

And one last tip – if you are making a lamp out of paper, always ask for advice in the shop – because there can be a fire hazard. Even with the experts’ permission, never leave such a lamp unattended!

Make a DIY lamp out of perforated sheet metal

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Step 1 – the necessary materials at a glance

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Step 2 – cut a square out of leather / paper / perforated sheet according to the template

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Step 3 – fix the two ends with tape

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Step 4 – connect the lamp, connect cables

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Step 5 – now screw the two ends tight

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And this is what the end result looks like

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Make your own pendant lamp out of copper wire

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You need the following materials for the pendant light shown above

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DIY instructions for the pendant lamp made of copper wire

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And this is how the lamp is connected

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Make your own DIY lamp out of cardboard

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Instructions for making the cardboard lamps

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Make your own DIY pendant light out of paper

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All you need for the craft project are these materials

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But be patient – first make the stencil

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Then fold as shown

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Glue the detail together as shown

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You need three to four such details

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These are simply glued together and the lamp connected

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You can use a hot glue gun for this purpose

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The end result – stylish pendant lamp made of paper

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Handicraft instructions for the table lamp shown above with a leg made of plastic bottle / optional wine bottle /

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Make a lampshade out of an old sweater – DIY idea

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Another pendant lamp made of copper wire

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DIY lamp copper wire materials overview

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Tinker a pendant lamp from leftover wallpaper

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Fold up the DIY-lamp-tinker-wallpaper-scraps

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Sew lampshade out of fabric

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Make DIY light for children’s rooms yourself – cloud lamp

You can find handicraft materials and further handicraft instructions at BritCo