Showing posts with label hanging light fixtures. Show all posts
Showing posts with label hanging light fixtures. Show all posts

Monday, March 2, 2015

DIY Light Fixtures

Are you thinking of lighting up your home with some decorative diy lights fixtures? If yes then don’t waste your money on buying expensive light hanging lamps. I am going to share some creative DIY light fixtures ideas which can be followed for creating some cute light fixtures at home. Use ordinary materials available at home or upcycle recycled materials for making handmade light fixtures for decorating and lighting your home. Most of the DIY light fixture ideas I have given in my post are about hanging light fixtures. So make these DIY ceiling lamps from recycled materials to save money and to give new look to you ceiling.

Upcycle cutlery and old kitchen ware for making inexpensive handmade light fixtures. Join forks, knives and spoons in different shapes to make cute DIY light fixtures for your home. Join spoons together in a shape of flower and tie them with a steel wire. Install light bulb in the middle to make your upcycled cutlery lamp. You can join spoons and forks to make square shaped light fixture as well.

Use grater for making this unique DIY Hanging lamp. Place a bulb in the middle of grater to convert it into a light fixture. Light will come out from the holes of grater and make it look beautiful.

Upcycle plastic bottle and plastic spoons for making this cute DIY light fixtures. Install a bulb in the plastic bottle. Remove handles of the spoons and paste front part of the spoons on the plastic bottle with hot glue. Cover whole bottle with spoons completely to give your light fixture shape of flower. Hang these cute light fixtures on ceiling of your home to make your home more bright and light up.

So these were some creative DIY light fixtures ideas from recycled materials. Hope you will try some of these DIY lamps projects to make up your home more lighted and bright. You can see my post on DIY paper lanterns for more DIY Lamps ideas.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Hanging Light Fixtures

Hanging light fixtures are used to hang pendant lights. The pendant lights look beautiful if good-looking models are used and the models are selected such that they go well at the given place of installation. If you manage to hang the pendants fixed at the right height, then the lights are used most effectively.

Hanging light fixtures are also becoming popular because of the significant advantages they provide to their users. Here are the primary advantages of using hanging light fixtures:

  • Control of brightness: Hanging fixtures can be installed to fit the light high up or low down. The higher up you fix the light, the lesser will be the brightness. So, you would fix the lights relatively lower down in a study room to get better lights so that you do not stress your eyes. However, in a staircase or hall room, you may not need the same to happen.

  • Control of light spread: The spread of the light can be controlled by adjusting the height of the hanging light fixture. If you want to spread the light to a wider radius then you shall have to fix the light higher up. That way, the brightness of the light will be lesser but it will reach out to more faraway locations.

  • Improvement in decor: Modern hanging light fixtures are available in great looks and designs. With plenty of options available, you can easily find the right light hanging fixture that will satisfy your taste.

Clearly, using hanging light fixtures is beneficial enough if one is serious about improving the quality of light received according to given needs and enhancing the comfort of living.