Recycled Light Bulbs

“Go Green” is the buzzword now days and everyone is wisely replacing their light bulbs with CFL lamps. But what do you do with these replaced bulbs? How can you make them shine again and still be part of the “Green Ecosystem”? Here are some of the ways people around globe has been recycling these used light bulbs into unique and usable products.

Edible Light

Edible Light

Edible Light

“Edible Light”, the name sounds interesting, Right ? Well don’t worry we are not suggesting a light which is edible. Instead this amazing light can be made using edible products like Bean Noodle and hence the name. It seems fascinating to make a decorative light using bean noodles also known as cellophane noodles. The material is a natural and biodegradable plastic that is edible when boiled. Also, these products do not leave any trace if discarded in garbage. To make this unique light, all you need is 100 gm of bean noodles, wire, bulb and cord with socket. Step by step tutorial can be found at Nosigner. This product has been designed by Eisuke Tachikawa.

Button Tree Wall Art

Button Tree Wall Art

Button Tree Wall Art

Am sure everyone of you would have made a tree in your childhood as par of your creative/art classes. Today, we will showcase a DIY project wherein we can relive our memories by making a tree, but this time with colorful buttons instead of colors. This is a simple yet unusual way of making a tree, though its a great wall decoration idea. Best part is that you can choose to make any tree you like the most without costing much. All you need is lots of buttons of varied colors, craft paper, canvas and glue. Step by step tutorial can be found at Modish Space.

Tennis Racket Mirrors

Tennis Racket Mirror

Tennis Racket Mirror

How many of you liked playing lawn tennis or badminton during your childhood days? Quite a few may say “Yes” and there would be some who would admit that they continue to play now as well. As a result of this passion, many of you would have old rackets still lying in your storerooms. Ever thought of making use of them to convert into a beautiful wall decor?

Here is a DIY project wherein you can use your vintage tennis or badminton rackets to make beautiful mirrors for your wall decor. All you need is tennis or badminton rackets, mirrors and glue. Step by step tutorial can be found at Freutcake by Leah. 

Wall Decoration from Cables

Often we see cables on our walls – TV cables, Telephone cables, Bulb cables – which annoys us a lot because it spoils the look of the wall. But don’t worry, there are ingenious people who are constantly looking to make use of these cables and turn them into a beautiful wall decor. Some of them are simple to carry out without spending much.

Source: Design Milk

Source: Design Milk

Source: Zeutch

Source: Zeutch

Source: Mommo Design

Source: Mommo Design

 

 

Vintage Book Frames

Book Frames

Book Frames

Many of you would love reading books. But what do you do once you are done reading with a book. Some of you may suggest that you maintain your own library or you donate to a library in your neighborhood. While some of you may sell them back to second hand books buyer, there will be some who will just throw away in rubbish bin. Have you ever tried recycling these vintage books into a creative home decor product?

Here’s a DIY project wherein you will learn how creatively you can recycle your old books into unique photo frames. Each of these frames will be different from another, as you can use a variety of books to design one. You may even make these by just using papers of these books. Am sure not everyone would like the idea of cutting books into this form, but if you like the idea do try it out. Step by step tutorial can be found at Lauren Elise Crafted by Lauren.  

Eggshell Light

Eggshell Light

Eggshell Light

It’s our continuous endeavor to showcase to you all unique and handmade products which can be used for home decor. As part of this endeavor, we came across this awesome light made from eggshells designed by Eisuke Tachikawa. It was quite a surprise to know that eggshells can be used in such a form, given that eggshells are quite fragile in nature. For more pics and details, do visit Nosigner

Lamp in Wine Glass

Lamp in Wine Glass

Lamp in Wine Glass

Wanna impress your partner during a romantic dinner? Try out this cool idea of making lamps in Wine Glasses. This DIY project can be carried out with stuffs mostly available at home. Best part is that you can make a variety of such lamps by simply using different decorative papers as per your choice or mood.

All you need is decorative papers, glue, wine glasses and small candles. Step by step tutorial can be found at Manualidades Faciles. The tutorial is in Spanish, so use Google translate to see how it’s done.

Plastic Spoon Mirror

Plastic Spoon Mirror

Plastic Spoon Mirror

During the start of this blog, we showcased a simple but effective use of plastic spoons in making a stunning Lamp for your homeWe hope you enjoyed the post and some of you would have attempted it. Here again we are showcasing another effective use plastic spoons.

Everyone spends lot of time before mirror to look beautiful, then why not make the mirror itself beautiful. Here is a DIY project wherein you can use plastic spoons to make amazing mirrors for your home. Its a simple and cost effective way of beautifying your mirrors. Best part is that you can choose your favorite color and shape of spoons to make this mirror.    

All you need is card boxes, mirrors, glue, duct tape, ruler, pencil, nails, hammer, strings, spray primer, spray paint and lots of plastic spoons. Step by step tutorial can be found at Little Things Bring Smiles by Katie.

Yarn Scraps Collage

Yarn Scraps Collage

Yarn Scraps Collage

Its winter time and many of you ladies would be busy knitting. So what do you do with left over yarns? Throw them away or keep it for the next project? Well, here we have got for you a DIY project wherein you can use these yarn scraps to make beautiful wall art. Best part is that you are the master of your design. So use yarn scraps in as many colors to make a designer collage for your wall.

All you need is yarn scraps in as many colors as you like to design, scissors, glue and a shadow box. Step by step tutorial can be found at Easy Makes Me Happy by Tara.