Weekend DIY Project: Make A Lamp Out of Anything

DIY lamp making

This past Christmas, I was gifted an amazing mermaid vase I found at atwestend.com. It is so beautiful, but I can’t quite bring myself to fill it with water and watch as the flower stems crud up the inside of her. My solution? Turn her into a lamp! I’m a bit nervous about it, but, I think with the help of DIYlife and this easy instructional video hosted by celebrity carpenter Eric Stromer, I’ll be able to do it, no problem. Stay tuned for the lighted mermaid! For now, take a look at the how-to below, then try your hand at making a lamp of your own out of just about anything!

For photo how-to, visit DIYlife and click on the blue “Launch Step-by-Step Gallery” button.

Top photo: diylife.com, thumbnail photo: apartmenttherapy.com

Skaie Knox

Written by Skaie Knox

Decor nerd, design enthusiast and the Editor-in-Chief/Writer for HomeJelly and co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Dwellingz, a real estate home story-telling website. Skaie is also a published singer/songwriter and kids book author, voted "Class Clown", and rescue dogs crusader. If you're in the market for a new home, or just want to learn the "inside scoop" on Los Angeles real estate, click onto her photo and read her home tours and stories at www.dwellingz.com.

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