Inexpensive Plate Covers Turned Accent Lighting

Inexpensive Plate Covers Turned Accent Lighting

Sarah Rae Smith
Nov 23, 2009

Stay at home mom Disney, has a great knack for assembling inexpensive, everyday items into fabulous crafts. Her mother (like many), brought her over a 2-pack of microwave plate covers accompanied by the phrase, "I thought you might be able to make something out of this!" See how she transformed them into this pom-tastic wall light after the jump!

In our home, we have whole boxes labeled, "stuff to make things with sometime." Although it seems counter productive to keeping a clean and tidy space, it really helps in instances like this. Disney turned these inexpensive plate covers (found at a local Dollar Tree store) into wall lights with the help of tulle and a string of Christmas lights.

She cut a flap for the cord to hang down and then set to work gluing tufts of tulle onto the outside of the structure. When all was said and done she has a darling light that didn't break the bank and will add a sweet soft glow to any space it might hang. Make sure to check out the full step by step tutorial for this project over at Ruffles and Stuff.

Thanks Disney!

(via: Craftzine)
(Image: Disney for Ruffles and Stuff)

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