Published on March 8th, 2011 | by Jules Yap


Beethoven Grono Lamp

Materials: Grono lamp, sheet music, double-sided tape

Description: I love the shape (and price) of the Grono lamps, but they’re extremely white and harsh! To soften them up for my living room, I stuck double-sided tape on the bottom, top, and middle of all four sides of the lamp. Then I centered a sheet of music on the front of the lamp, pressed it around the sides, and attached another sheet for the parts that weren’t covered yet. I taped all edges down with single-sided tape. (Caution: the matte kind is not completely transparent when you turn your lamp on, so use the glossy transparent kind!)

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~ Bee, Seattle, WA

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

5 Responses to Beethoven Grono Lamp

  1. martine says:

    this is just lovely and so original
    thanks for sharing

  2. Anonymous says:

    i’ve been looking for a cute lamp to sit on my piano,
    and i think this is it!
    although i might use a different shade, great idea! thanks!

  3. I had the same problem with mine being WAY too bright. Here’s how I fixed that…

  4. Very cool Idea. Like!

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