Enlightened creativity

chalkboard lamp

I´ve previously shared ideas seen at the Wes Bennett Etsy store, like the great upcycled gym room lockers…This is yet another of his great hacks – a chalkboard lamp which creates a great unexpected medium for creative expression…As always, every detail of Wes´ creation is cleverly hacked…The lamps are made from large, up-cycled planter pots [...]

Brilliant Plumbing

Pipe Shelves by Stella Bleu Designs

Tubes and pipes are super-versatile hacking material…Add some crafty ingenuity on top of that fact and you get the awesome creations of Etsy vendor Stella Bleu Designs! The quirky cool assortment features various pipe shelves and chandelier with built in lighting, all with that industrial, honest grit…Let this great hack inspire some pipe hacks of [...]

A Souperb Idea Indeed

cambellslamp2

An awesome scraphack idea, no? I guess that had not Warhol made the Campbell soup can an icon, these ´Can Lights´ by Willem Heeffer for FUSE would perhaps not seem as retro chic…However, the Warhol legacy is one popcultural fact and the iconic graphic paired with a upcycling twist do make quite the couple. The [...]

Pick Nic under the tree

Nic Parnell - ScrapHacker Talent

The work of crafty furniture designer and ScrapHacker talent Nic Parnell makes me all warm and fuzzy inside! Last weeks feature @ major eco site InHabitat.com has hopefully achieved a well deserved boost to the career of this super talent. As with any great idea, it´s the simplicity that makes Nic´s stuff stick out from [...]

Bright idea @ ReMake

washingmachinelampnew

Say hi to the ”Sputnik” lamp designed by Jens Pettersson! The lamp was a entry in the design contest ReMake (organized by Stockholms Stadsmission). The shiny, sleek look is a far cry from its origin – the pendant lamp is made of the barrel of an out-of-service washing machine! The great shape of the drum [...]

D.I.Y Fringed Pendant Lamp

Michelberger Bar Pendant Lamp

Michelberger Hotel in Berlin is a ScrapHacker´s haven, mecca – Wonderland…Ingenuity, style and humor are all important components in the eclectic and lovely Scrappy Chic Decor – needless to say – I´m a big fan! Lighting and fixtures are all special and original, and all hacked, in one way of the other. I´ll feed you [...]

D.I.Y Octopus Chandelier

Octopus Lamp

Saw this easily hacked idea in a store, I call it the octopus chandelier.  The retail price of this statement piece was about $2500/₤1600. I am thinking you could make it yourself for about 10% of that. As you can see there´s a total of 16 lamps connected to a central ring. As this type [...]

Genius in a bottle

Plastic Bottle Chandelier (1)

I saw this plastic-bottle chandelier in a window in Stockholm. Such a great hack! Check out the construction and DIY!   SHARE

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