A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: When you post a project, it's easier for people to discover it if you choose a great title for your thread.
Total Members: 306,411
Currently Running With Scissors:
706 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Coraline Inspired Mood Lamp  (Read 2006 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: January 12, 2010 09:09:47 PM »

The lamp itself:
The inspiration:

It falls short of what I imagined. I do like it still. It's a corrugated plastic frame with pantyhose stretched over it, painted with varnish to make it sturdy then filled with christmas lights.

I sewed it up with the help of tweezers to push the needle back through which reminded me of in the movie when the metal hand creature sews the Coraline doll.

« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2010 01:24:10 AM »

gwaAAA? This is amazing! My light fetish is definitely kicking in. Was it very expensive to make? How did you fasten the cardboard to the pantyhose to each other? This will definitely be in my dreams tonight. This so rocks!
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 1420
Joined: 04-Jan-2005

Live - Love - Create

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2010 05:35:32 AM »

I can totally see someone in that light... with wings.  Shocked

Great light and I am now wondering if you can make pictures out of the inside lights in person  Cheesy

Come visit me Smiley
Website - Gallery - Blog - Tutorials - Store

Our collaborative craft blog!
Hand Made-n's
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2010 03:24:28 AM »

 Cheesy glad you like it!
chippywarrior: it was completely made from things I had around the house, so it was free. If you have a strand of christmas lights, ripped pantyhose, and varnish I think it would be very easy to make. The pantyhose were stretched over the frame tightly, twisted closed, knotted, painted with varnish, and then the knots cut off. I hope that makes sense.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
5 Great Eco-Friendly Beauty Products
5 Beauty Tricks from Your Medicine Cabinet
Dr. Ava Shamban Explains Lip Injections
This Mom Just Put on a Bikini for the First Time in 10 Years
The #KylieJennerChallenge Gone Wrong
Latest Blog Articles
Folding in the New Year!
Tute Tuesday: Joan Jett Inspired Black Heart Soap
The X-Files

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.