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Get hot for lighting: how to make a chandelier out of light bulbs

I'm hot for lighting.
Built-in lighting is never adequate or cozy enough for me, so there are at least two additional lamps or lanterns in every room in our apartment to add ambiance.

I don't have much money, but I'm hoarder of unconventional items like burnt-out light bulbs, (no — really!) so I added up my scraps to make my most recent fixture: an upcycled light bulb chandelier!

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Cheap good lamps are hard to find, am I right? I've been on the search for them in big box stores, clearance aisles, antique shops, and thrift stores all over the midwest, and I'm still lighting most of my living room with clamp lights. If you're in the same boat, I have been scheming schemes. Here are five lamps you can handmake.

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Decked out Frankensteined lighting by Omega Too

Shopped for lighting lately? You probably found yourself disappointed by the white bread wood veneer choices at Home Depot. Our new sponsor Omega Too Lighting & Design will pull you out of the sad chandelier shopper slump.

I LOVED browsing their site. I got a very The Sims vibe, bouncing from art nouveau pieces to gothic chandeliers to candle sconces — you wanna see?