As the holidays edge ever closer, the DIY gods smile down upon us ever often. Or such is the case so far this month. There have been more creative DIYs than I can keep track of, but these ten have stuck in my mind. Have you seen any great projects lately?
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Loving the T1895 concept lamp by Bernardita Marambio B. A simple printed paper shade is designed as a color-by-number that be customized any way you like. Modeled after traditional Tiffany-style lighting, I’m willing to bet big bucks on this being gads more affordable should it ever come to fruition! (via Design Milk)
I admit it, I’m a romantic at heart. And when I read that Samuel Wilkinson’s Vessel Series was inspired by a ship in a bottle it made me love it all the more. The blown glass fixtures were created specifically to show off the Plumen 001 bulb, a beauty in its own right. When lit the glass illuminates, showing off the bulb rather than concealing it. The Vessel Series consists of three pieces, each of which features a cut that allows it either to be suspended or set on a surface.
These Cilindro Pendant Lights are modern, fun, and colorful. They come in both solid and pierced designs, and I’m not positive but I think one might look perfect over the desk in my studio. *wink*
01/ Portraits made from wine stains.
02/ Candy and ice cream used to create disturbing war wounds.
03/ A fantastic chandelier made from old globes. Incredible.
04/ Money bowls! Made from actual money, of course.
05/ Translucent, glass-like potato chips? You can make them.
06/ Wear your status with this jewelry collection.
07/ Wish I could have played in this giant game of truth or dare!
08/ A graphic look at eight years of marriage.
09/ Art from the depths.
10/ The Post-ITable!
01/ A fold-out bookshelf, for when you want to be fancier than you are.
02/ Huge awesome/creepy marionettes!
03/ How to make a cardboard chandelier!
04/ A reusable drink carrier that’s perfect for picnic-ing.
05/ Abstract embroidery is a thing!
06/ 10,000 meters of yarn can be really beautiful.
07/ DIY marbled glassware that’s practically screaming for a good cocktail.
08/ Doubt many people are throwing this concrete business card away.
09/ Travel tic-tac-toe that’s perfect for roadtrips.
10/ The World’s Longest Invoice. Happy I don’t have anything to add to it just yet.
01/ umbrellas as lampshades!
02/ make your own lawn games
03/ turn your kettle grill into a pizza oven!
04/ recycle a vintage tablecloth with this letter decor project
05/ fringe tassel garland for your next get together
06/ little DIY geometric boxes
07/ gorgeous animals painted in ink by George Boorujy
08/ pretty dyed simple syrups
09/ DIY these etched Missoni-inspired glasses
10/ can’t stop thinking about these sweet twiggy hairclips
PHOTO: Aleksandra Perovic