By Clarissa Allison | May 20th, 2016
As nice as it is to have a professionally made, artisan crafted item proudly displayed in your living room, being creative and producing a work of art on your own has a unique appeal. If you need a cool project to try your hand at this weekend, take a look at the following 4 best lighting hacks you can make at home and their professional counterparts!
The sparkleball project is a quick and easy way to create mood lighting for a party, holidays or fun and eclectic home decor. It takes just a few items that you likely already have laying around the house to create this dazzling disco ball.
The Fredrick Raymond Twelve Light Polished Chrome Frosted Cubes Glass Up Chandelier
The Mason Jar Lantern!
Pinterest wedding boards and hipsters may be the genesis of the popularity behind the mason jar light phenomenon. It’s an easy and fun idea with beautiful results!
Professional Counterpart: The LBL Lighting 573 Mason Classic Line Voltage 120V Pendant
The Wine Bottle Candle Holder!
In this green age, upcycling items that you’d normally throw out is not only common, but expected. Check out this fun video on how to make beautiful and romantic hurricane candle holders with your empty wine bottles.
Professional Counterpart: The ELK Lighting 14040/1 Vintage 1- Light Chandelier in Dark Rust
The Spoon Lamp!
The spoon lamp is a big favorite for DIY beginners, because it requires few tools and is ecofriendly. For complete instruction’s visit http://www.handimania.com/diy/plastic-spoon-lamp.html
Professional Counterpart: Lite Source EL-50077 Bubbles Crystal Flush Mount Lamp in Chrome
We hope that these projects inspire your imagination to upcycle and invent! For more lighting tips and tricks, be sure to follow our blog weekly. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1877 385 2104 if you have a topic you’d like us to write about next! The Louie Lighting team wishes you and yours a safe and wonderful weekend.