Published on February 19th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post1
Green Lighting… Beyond the Bulb: 46 Upcycled Lamp/Light Projects
“Green lighting” almost always means “energy-efficient light bulbs” in these parts: we all love to debate the merits of CFLs and LEDs in comparison to old-school incandescent bulbs (which, of course, you can’t buy any more here in the US). But our friends over at sister site Crafting a Green World gave that phrase a totally different context recently by curating a sizable list of lighting-related DIY projects – from lamps to shades to chandeliers – that upcycled discarded materials.
Take a look at the list writer Bonnie Getchell put together… and let us know if you have a favorite upcycled lighting project that you don’t see listed here. Of course, if you’ve done any of these, tell us how it went.
Need some lamp or lighting ideas? We have 46 DIY lighting projects that you’ll love! Lighting is essential to every single room in your home. It sets the mood and the atmosphere for that space. The problem? New lighting from big box stores can be…