There’s something truly satisfying about creating a useful item with your own hands, especially when you make it from recycled materials. If you like helping the environment while implementing creative ideas and making artistic objects, here are some excellent DIY ideas for lighting such as desk lamps or chandeliers that will literally brighten your day.
DIY room decorating projects that also use recycled materials are becoming increasingly popular among people around the world because they offer us a tangible, real way to make a small difference in our waste footprint as a species. Granted, not all of these ideas are truly recycling-oriented, but they can still save you a lot of money. If you’re good with your hands in any way, there’s probably a DIY chandelier project or two you can try at home. And if not – check out our other DIY recycling post for more ideas! Few of the projects on this list require special or unusual tools.
If you’re interested, there are tons of DIY lighting projects to choose from – these are just a few of our favorite unique chandeliers. DIY lamp projects are a great place to start because they are absolutely beautiful and leave a noticeable impact on your home – they are highly visible and beautiful when compatible with your interior design. Once you’ve made a beautiful crystal chandelier out of leftover plastic bottles or spoons, using potential waste in other creative ways doesn’t seem so far-fetched.
The possibilities are endless!