By Arwa Lodhi
At Eluxe, we’re always delighted by furniture made out of recycled and upcycled items, so when we saw these lamps made from recycled materials, we couldn’t resist sharing them with you–especially since most of them come with visual cues that tell you how to make them!
1. Recycled TetraBox Lamp
Designed by Ed Chew
2. Recycled Plastic Spoon Lamp
Designed by Yaroslav Olenev
3. Clothes Hanger Lights
Image credits: Natalie Sampson
4. Stale Gummy Bear Chandelier
Designed by Kevin Champeny (NOTE: These are acrylic gummy bears. Don’t use real ones or they might melt!)
5. Shaped Wood Scraps That Turn A Room Into A Forest
Designed by Thyra Hilden & Pio Diaz
6. Old Drum Kit Chandelier
Designed by ludwigmetals
7. Old Bike Parts Turned Into A Chandelier
Designed by Joe O’Connell and Blessing Hancock
8. Old Hat Lamps
Scour antiques markets for some old hats, drill a hole through the middle, and viola!
Designed by Jeeves & Wooster
9. Cupcake Holder Lights
Made cupcakes or muffins? Got some extra holders you’re not planning to use? Here’s an idea! Especially eco if the holders are made from recycled paper.
Image credits: designsponge.com
10. Old Cheese Grater Lights
Personally, we think the older and rustier, the better…
Image credits: recyclart.org
12. Antique Doily Lamp
Also works well with old lace from dresses you never wear any more!
Designed by Isabelle Mcallister
12. Upcycled Silverware Lights
Designed by Francois Legault
13. Cup Lights
Gives a whole new meaning to the term ‘tea lights’…
Designed by Gregory Bonasera
14. DIY Yarn Lampshade
Why pay a fortune for this trendy lampshade when you can make your own? So simple, a child could do it!
Image credits: unknown
15. Pop Top Lampshade
Image credits: makezine.com
16. Paper Starburst Pendant Light
17. Wine Bottle Lights
Designed by Chris Weylandt
18. Plastic Bottle Chandelier
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