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10 Awesome IKEA Lighting Hacks!

I’ve always stayed away from doing any sort of electrical DIY, but some of these IKEA hacks I’ve come across as of late are maybe going to change that.  From a scary (but rather cool) spider lamp, to a fun floral number; a little IKEA hacking using lights could be fun! (Above: Pretty up a a REGOLIT paper lantern with this decoupage idea. From greenweddingshoes.com via craftgawker.com.Click on the thumbnails  below to see more!

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  • Filter Paper Lamp 1 of 11
    Filter Paper Lamp
    The dandelion-like flowers were replaced with filter paper disks to create a less frilly look to the Maskros light.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Fruitbowl Lamp 2 of 11
    Fruitbowl Lamp
    The TRADOS fruit bowl gets turned upside down.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Add Flowers 3 of 11
    Add Flowers
    Zillions of crepe paper flowers are hot-glued to a REGOLIT.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Plant Pot Chandelier 4 of 11
    Plant Pot Chandelier
    The SKURAR Plant Pot takes on a new life in this chandelier version.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Adjustable Fruitbowl lamp 5 of 11
    Adjustable Fruitbowl lamp
    IKEA fruitbowl (Blanda Blank) + bedframe (Sultan Lade) = Lamp!
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Pimp your Maskros 6 of 11
    Pimp your Maskros
    Make your MASKROS your own - by adding stars!
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Shelf Bracket Sconce 7 of 11
    Shelf Bracket Sconce
    An EKBY VALTER shelf bracket and a HEMMA cord meet to create this unique sconce.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Industrial Style 8 of 11
    Industrial Style
    Fräck mirror + tin can + candlestick = industrial style lamp.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net
  • The Spider Lamp 9 of 11
    The Spider Lamp
    8 FORSÃ… table lamps become one pendent in this bug-like hack.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Ancient Lamp Hack 10 of 11
    Ancient Lamp Hack
    An ancient oak beam meets modern day.
    Get more details at ikeahackers.net.
  • Decoupage Hack 11 of 11
    Decoupage Hack
    Pretty up a a REGOLIT paper lantern with this decoupage idea.
    Get tutorial at greenweddingshoes.com. Via craftgawker.com

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Jan is the co-founder of Poppytalk, a blog about the beautiful, the decayed and the handmade and Poppytalk Handmade, an online curated marketplace. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

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