Let There Be Light: 7 Lighting Hacks You Can Make Yourself

7 IKEA Lighting Hacks7 IKEA Lighting HacksI've always stayed away from doing any sort of electrical home projects, but some of these IKEA hacks I've come across as of late are going to change that. From a scary but rather cool spider lamp, to a cute floral number; a little IKEA hacking using these 7 lights could be fun!









Filter Paper LampFilter Paper Lamp1. Filter Paper Lamp
The dandelion-like flowers were replaced with filter paper disks to give a less frilly look to the traditional Maskros light.
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Add FlowersAdd Flowers2. Flowered Lamp
Zillions of crepe paper flowers are hot-glued to a REGOLIT for a sweet and playful hanging lamp.
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Plant Pot ChandelierPlant Pot Chandelier3. Plant Pot Chandelier
The SKURAR Plant Pot takes on a new life in this elegant chandelier version.
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Pimp Your MaskrosPimp Your Maskros4. Pimp your Maskros
Make your MASKROS your own - by adding stars! The starry decoration will remind you of the night sky on even the cloudiest nights.
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Industrial Style LampIndustrial Style Lamp5. Industrial Style
Fräck mirror + tin can + candlestick = industrial style lamp. This simple design will show off your modern side.
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Spider LampSpider Lamp6. Spider Lamp
Eight FORSÅ table lamps become one pendent in this bug-like hack. It might scare away the faint hearted, but this cool design is sure to be a showstopper.
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Decoupage HackDecoupage Hack7. Decoupage Hack
Pretty up a a REGOLIT paper lantern with this decoupage idea.
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- By Jan Halvarson
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