One of the best ways to add warmth and character to a room is by choosing an appropriate light fixture. There is a wide variety available today and I’ve found some wonderful uses of recycled products incorporated into the lighting designs.
One crafter came up with this idea to use paper mache techniques and plaster old lace onto a balloon. After left one night to dry the balloon is popped and a bulb and cord are inserted. For more details on how to make this lace lamp yourself, visit the Dos Family Blog.
Here is another example of creative recycling, this time from the online store, Green and Greener.