Published on October 17th, 2011 | by Jules Yap



Materials: ORDNING cutlery drainer

Description: You need a potato-masher, an ORDNING drainer and a painted wood board.

I fixed the potato-masher on the board and attached the ORDNING drainer on the handle of the potato-masher with a little flat piece of iron.

I fixed a socket (linked to an electric wire taken on an old lamp) inside the drainer… and there you go !

It gives a beautiful dotted-light to accompany your reading before you go to sleep.

~ Pierre Gonzalez, France

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4 Responses to Draining-lamp

  1. Anonymous says:

    paint the handle and base black and use a black chord and it may look better

  2. Hatice says:

    If you paint the wood black and use a black handle utensil I think it would look very stylish=)))

  3. Tina says:

    This is an especially great bedtime reading lamp if you’re into reading cookbooks and food critics, as I am. But, would one dream about food, or wake up hungry and raid the refrigerator?
    Tina in San Diego

  4. Anonymous says:

    This looks so dorky in a very charming way!

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