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Turn Curtain Rings Into A Design Pendant Lamp

Turn Curtain Rings Into A Design Pendant Lamp

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Hello all! Are you ready for a new week?

I guess it would be easier to say, if I asked a bit later. Monday mornings, aren’t my favourite either, especially when half of the world is having bank holiday, while in Italy it’s a normal work day. Argh! If you are reading this, at the same time having a barbaque, by the lake, with your friends, all I can say is – I want to be there too! But, I can’t complain much because next weekend we are going to Poland and if the weather won’t change its mind it should be very nice. Fingers crossed.

Now back to DIYs! I love making interesting light fixtures as they add great style and character to a room. Unexpected use of materials is also my kind of thing – like the one I made out of wallpaper and the paper cone with wooden beads. Do you remember? Did you like these ideas?

If yes, I have a new project for you to try – today I will show you how to make a DIY Pendant Lamp out of nothing else…but curtain rings! Now that’s an interesting element to use, don’t you think? The lamp can be personlized in many different ways, by painting the rings in different colors to match your home style, it’s great because the final effect is up to you, I really like the look of the raw wood so I left most of the rings unpainted, adding only an accent color in lines with recent trends: dusky pink and characoal gray.

Fancy making one too?

Here’s what you will need to do:

  • big light bulb
  • lighting cord
  • wooden curtain rings (from your local hardware store)
  • paints in your favourite colors
  • very strong glue

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Paint the rings, glue them together and pass the cord through them, that’s it!

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DIY Curtain rings lamp

Even though pendant lamps are very simple in their form, they can get very pricy if you look for them in the design stores. This lamp can be made for about 15$, and I really think it looks good!

What do you say?

Pictures and text: Agata Dimmich for Homedit

7 comments

elisabetta @italianbark

Sei un genio! 😀

    Aga

    grazieeee! best compliment ever!! :))) You should see the expression on people’s faces when I share my ideas!! ‚what? lamp from the curtain rings? (wtf?!)’ 😀

Clarissa

This is so creative – I LOVE it! Can’t wait to put one together over my desk area 😀

-Clarissa @ The View From Here

    Aga

    I keep on replacing mine, can’t decide where I want it :)) Above a desk is a great idea, looking forward to see it Clarissa!

Anna María

Wow! I absolutely LOVE this! So beautiful. And easy to make 🙂

    Aga

    Thanks a lot Anna, I bow down with a big smile! :))

Annie Abbey

OMG this is such a clever and resourceful idea! Also super cost friendly! I will definitely be trying this out! Maybe I will make mine all gold? Thanks for the tip!
xx Annie
http://www.somethingswellblog.com/

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