Interior lighting has always been a topic of great interest! Everyone who is fashion enthusiast and a big style lover, always tend to gain the unique and ultra-modern lighting systems to get his interiors spell-binding! We are here to show you that you can also go handmade with all time available home materials to craft some modern and unique lights for your dwelling! A mind blowing sample of handmade modern home lighting is this DIY plastic spoon lamp, comes with step-by-step instructions and is a highly inspiring DIY project! Construction offers an easy difficulty level and hence every home lover would be able to duplicate this light easily for a magnified look of his interiors!
With a little creativity in your brain and some accuracy in your hands, start this project which would be finished in couple of minutes! Here the very major and most time taking task is to give a nice plastic spoon overlay cover to plastic can! So grab a whole pack of plastic spoons and spend time with your favorite scissor cutting apart the heads of spoons leaving with just a little tail!
After you get a big bowl full of plastic spoon heads, separate apart the bottom of the plastic can and start mounting spoon heads on the entire outer side of plastic can! Follow the straight lines while arranging the spoons and finish a complete round around the can after your start next!
Now remove the mouth of plastic can and fit the holder inside the can, at the same time grab a bulb and tight it to holder from the opposite side of plastic can which is now the beautiful lampshade! That’s it! A super smart and timeless project to add to your to-do list! You should also try these 100 DIY Pendant Light Projects to Make Your Home Decor Easy at no cost only needs your DIY skills.
- A Plastic Can
- A Pack of Plastic Spoons
- Lamp Kit
- Craft Knife
- Hot Glue Gun
- A Bulb
Get ready with your supplies on the work-surface first!!
Take out the plastic spoons one by one and just cut their heads!
A scissor would be the right tool to cut accurately and nicely the heads of plastic spoons! Don’t cut only the head, leave a little part of the spoon handle and then cut!
Here is the bulb holder lid that should is to fit to hold from inside the bottle so the bottle will hang on the holder, so it should have the circumference bigger than the opening of plastic bottle to do so!
Go for some dry fittings before you start the project!
Now cut precisely the whole bottom of the plastic can using a sharp crafting knife! Get the directions from the give picture!
At the same time, cut also the opening or mouth of plastic bottle using the same craft knife!
Now start mounting the plastic spoon heads on all the sides of plastic can using glue gun!
Complete one round and then 2nd and hence you will be able to cover all the surfaces of plastic bottles!
Go more precisely while sticking the plastic spoons around the narrower opening!
When no space left for the plastic spoons to add more, your plastic spoon lamp shade is just ready to receive a bulb inside!
Now pass the bulb holder from narrower opening and tight the lid to holder by passing from opposite side! The bigger size of holder lid than the narrower opening of plastic can, will not let the holder to go back outside making the whole lamp fall down dangerously! This is what you need to care about here while doing this diy plastic spoon lamp project!
Now sort out the right space for this DIY Spoon lamp to hang and to get greater number of views!
Hang this self-made lamp as a pendant lamp anywhere in your home like above the kitchen island table or in the bedroom!
Any dark space of home will also accept this lamp with open arm!
This handmade plastic spoon lamp is both praise-worthy and gift-worthy, so you can also use it in gift-giving!
Vary the light colors by varying the shades of light bulb fitted inside the lamp! A super amazing, unique, low-cost, smart and creativity boosting craft project ever!
If you have found some steps really tricky and are feeling a little puzzled then no need to worry about here, checkout the whole video tutorial of it here!
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