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Nice lighting from promotional CDs
November 2019

Nice lighting from promotional CDs

You need 10 CDs, a long wooden staff and a 10-string of lights. Place the CDs on the wooden slat, mark the hole with a pencil (the CDs should be close together), select a drill that corresponds to...

Sink tealight in deep glass without it going out? No problem!
November 2019

Sink tealight in deep glass without it going out? No problem!

Are you also annoyed when you light a tealight, want to place it in a slightly deeper vessel and the stupid thing goes through the breeze (over and over again)? No more topic if you have scissors at...

Build a kerosene lamp
November 2019

Build a kerosene lamp

A beautiful kerosene lamp can easily be made by yourself. For this one needs e.g. an empty cleaned sauce bottle. A wick (bought or made from a cotton yarn) some Dekomaterial (silk flowers, napkin...

Old kitchen utensils as lanterns
November 2019

Old kitchen utensils as lanterns

Please do not throw away old kitchen utensils! I use metal grinders and metal screens as decorative lanterns: in the summer in the open air and on the windowsill in the winter. Simply set up a...

Shining snow formation
November 2019

Shining snow formation

To beautify his front yard in winter, watch out now! In my garden (far from flammable material) I set up and lit a large candle on a stable, straight surface. After that, together with my helpers, I...

lanterns
November 2019

lanterns

We like to enjoy the evenings on our terrace, but as it is already quite "soon" dark at the moment, we somehow lack of light. Sure, we could turn on the outdoor lighting, but that is somehow too...

Motion detector as a lamp in the kitchen
November 2019

Motion detector as a lamp in the kitchen

I have installed a motion detector lamp in my kitchen. Personally, I find this a practical solution, because how often do you have to go in and stand in the dark when it's night outside? Since my...

Fixed halogen reflector lamp GU10
November 2019

Fixed halogen reflector lamp GU10

Turned fixed halogen reflector lamp GU10 out of socket, but how? If anyone has ever had this problem, I do not know. I had it. A halogen lamp arm with 6 halogen reflector lamps a '35 Watt under the...

LED lights are too glaring
November 2019

LED lights are too glaring

After I've read the tip here, to attach a string of lights as indirect lighting under the windowsill, I have an LED light bar (needs about 90% less power than a normal string of lights) for gluing...

Reshape the lampshades
November 2019

Reshape the lampshades

Paper lampshades look nice as long as they are clean and healthy. Our big floor lamp did not look nice anymore, it was dirty and torn. But right on the bulky waste with it? I removed the paper and...