Ecological lamps

DIY lamp ideas with recycling


Lighting in a home can also be environmentally friendly, starting with DIY lamps with salvaged elements. Essentially what you have to pay attention to are the materials with the lowest ecological impact possible.

For this reason the road of reuse it is certainly the one to beat first but above all, it will be good to avoid lamps that have too many parts in plastic.


However, many manufacturers also offer lighting systems that focus on this in their catalogs targetgiven that the sensitivity toenvironment of people are definitely awakening.

Thanks to this it will be possible to have ecological lamps at home without necessarily having to give up a beautiful object design.
When buying a lamp in wood It is also important to always remember to check that the materials come from sustainable sources.

Interior lighting with rice paper lamps


There are many companies that use this material for the realization of their lamps. This solution has the double advantage of being ecologically very valid but above all, they are at the same time economic and easy to to install.

Trango design lamps in rice paper and colored smart bulbs

Some models, thanks to the decorations, immediately recall oriental designs, such as the floor lamp of the Trango for sale on Amazon (foto in gallery).

Do not underestimate the possibility of including one inside these floor lamps smart bulbin order to make your home very colorful with a very minimal expense.

Solution with Demianwaking rice paper ceiling lightsSolution with Demianwaking rice paper ceiling lights

Rice paper can also be used for ceiling lights and here too, the call to Chinese lanterns is just around the corner.

The ceiling lights Demiawaking with a classic design, they cost very little (about 4 euros), but they give a lot of brightness with practically no impact on our planet.

Ecological wooden lamps


After the card how not to mention the woodanother decidedly multifaceted and ecological material.


Also in this case there is certainly no lack of choice, being able to opt for bedside lamps, floor lamps and chandeliers. The company Bakaji relies heavily on this material and also has lighting products from design Very Interesting.

Bakaji, wooden lampThe wooden bakaji lamp

Very nice the lamp that can also act as night tablefor example, which features a fabric lampshade and shelves for storing objects.

lampada bakajiBakaji designer wooden lamp

Also there lamp and terra with three feet is an object with strong simple and modern lines. Very economical and also very easy to assemble.

Finally, there is also a lamp by Bakaji night table with a simple design that resembles a bell. Its base is made of Bamboo with handle and the bell is instead made of paper fiber fabric.

DIY Shabby Chandeliers


By purchasing used lamps and chandeliers you can give new life to these objects with very little work. Style Shabby chic for example it is very easy to make on any wooden surface.

Shabby lookShabby Chic look on an old wooden chandelier

It will be enough to equip yourself with sand paper and pass it on the wood by removing the first layer of old paint. Now it will be necessary to pass the cementite to eliminate the absorption of wood.

The latter has a fairly dense consistency, as if it were plaster diluted in water, so it will be important to spread it carefully, passing it over the entire surface and then let it dry.

Stile Shabby. Foto AmazonAfter giving the sandpaper the chandelier should look like this

Now remove some imperfections with sandpaper a grana 320.
Take now some dark nail polish and pass it on the surface of the chandelier, first eliminating all the residual cementite dust to perfection.

Then use it white enamel on the one just given, leaving it to dry for the umpteenth time.

The last step is to remove with the sand paper part of the first layer of nail varnish, in order to give that classic aged effect of Shabby chic. Start with one grana 320 and then gradually move on to lower grains.

DIY lamp kit


Another way to have a nice DIY chandelier is to use special ones kit and needless to say, of reused materials.

Hemp rope lampLamp made with the DIY chandelier kit by Marvelous

An example is, with the product of the Marvellous on Amazon, to use a fabric rope. This can be used directly as a suspension lamp or by using other types of supports.

Bamboo lamp and hemp ropeAnother solution achievable with a piece of bamboo and the Marvelous kit

Staring at you are simple stop to secure the strings to the ceiling you can create a really interesting object or, with a simple piece of bamboo, rolling the strings around. With this simple kit there is really no limit to what you can do by unleashing your inventiveness.

DIY chandeliers from old bottles


The old ones bottles (or old jars) can be used in many ways including, in fact, transforming them into ceiling lights.

Chandelier with recycled materialsRustic DIY chandeliers can be made with old sweets jars

The only problem that may arise will be how to cut them.
Fortunately, there is a very handy kit from Camdios that in a very short time will be able to cut glass very easily and very precisely.


For the rest, with a little inventiveness and basic knowledge of electrical systems, you can create the structure for a chandelier starting, as in the photo, from an old wheel and indeed, some bottles or jars that will then house the bulbs.

Drop lamp with bottle
Drop chandelier made with a simple bottle

The operation can be even easier by creating a chandelier a fall with a simple bottle and a light bulb inside.

In this case the assembly phase will be really elementary.
This solution will give its best with the use of vintage light bulbs remembering to always wink at energy saving.


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