DIY: Lighting fixture

Paper, plastic bags, coffee filters or anything crossing your mind can be used for creating a modern and original light fixture. Great idea for do-it-yourself project. Rounded, fluffy, interesting pendants to create a statement in your home. Allison Patrick @ Zipper8Lighting shop on etsy, creates lovely light fixtures (not so budget-friendly though) out of round paper lanterns made from...

...hundreds of folded fortune tellers
Zipper8lightning etsy shop1

...plastic black & white bags
Zipper8lightning etsy shop plastic bag pendant

...paperback books
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...soda can tabs 
Soda Can Tab Drum Shade - Large Eco-Friendly Pendant Light - Shade ONLY

 ...brightly colored drinking straws
RESERVED for cfpatrizio - Large Colorful Drum Shade - Drinking Straw Pendant Lamp Shade - Shade ONLY

...coctail umbrellas
Cocktail Umbrella Pendant Light - Shade Only

Should I give it a try? Would you?



  1. Oh, I definitely think you should try it, Olga!! They are fantastic. Thank you for visiting and following our blog, and we will be following you, too!

  2. Olga lovely blog! I've loved the lamps are very original! I follow you!


  3. What a fun post. I wish I was in Greece right now instead of idaho! Thanks for following me, I'll do the same..... Welcome to the world of blogging.

  4. Olga - I've just stumbled across your blog and I love it!

    These light fixtures are fantastic, I especially like the cocktail umbrella creation - what a fab way to add some colour to a space! Look forward to reading more from you!

  5. Thank you guys! I'll keep posting my best!
    Kisses to all of you my lovely readers! You really make me happy with your comments!

  6. That light with the plastic bags is awesome. I'd be afraid they'd melt from the light, but it still looks awesome!



  7. @Ambyr: done it already Ambyr! Keep my fingers crossed...

  8. Olga, another great post - thanks for sharing love Fiona x

  9. I love this! Thanks for sharing!

    I'm your newest follower...can't wait to see how your blog grows!

  10. Those where clever designs and I really love it. Creating lighting fixtures from scrap. That is an awesome art.


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