Archive for the ‘Upcycled Lighting’ Category

Upcycled Lighting: Washing Machine Drum

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Drum Lamps

Willem Heeffer, a Dutch designer based in Helsinki, Finland recently shared some of his work with us.  The used washing machine drums are salvaged from a local recycling center and given a new life as a lamp.

“When I work with old materials I take them out of context, use it in an unexpected way to create something new. ”

Check out the whole brilliant site!

Upcycled Lighting: Fabric Lamp

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

fabric lamp

How cute would this be in a reading corner or a nursery – don’t answer, it’s rhetorical.

Check out lifeinaflash.

Upcycled Lighting: Grater Pendants

Friday, September 6th, 2013

I’m thinking three of these over the kitchen sink – very cute!cheese grater pendants

Upcycled Lighting: Tin Can Night Light

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Sweet little night-light. I’m windering if I can pull this off at the front door…

Check out stephanielynn, she’ll give you 49 more ideas!

Upcycled Lighting: Globe Pendant Lamps

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

I’ve suddenly become very interested in geography.

Thanks to for sparking my interest in continued education!

Upcycled Lighting: Vintage Slide Lamp

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Amazing idea – Much better than keeping family memories in a dusty old box!

Found it on Rachelareynolds ETSY shop.

Epic: Eyeglases Chandelier

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

Designer Stuart Haygarth’s, “Optical” is made out of 4,500 lenses from prescription eyeglasses.

See more at stuarthaygarth.

Lightbulb Candles

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Elegance meets Upcycle.

Thanks again to upcycleus.

Upcycled Lighting: Paperclip Chandelier

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

This gorgeous chandelier is made with paperclips - paperclips!

Found this and a million other amazing ideas at upcycleus.

Upcycled Lighting: Blender Lamp

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

This is pretty inventive!

Found it at inhabitat – Complete with tutorial – Check them out!

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