Published on July 31st, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Driftwood Lamps

Materials: IKEA lamps, drift wood, drill

Description: I saw this hack at a rental vacation home in Corsica, France, and just had to share it. Seems pretty straight-forward.

1. Choose IKEA table lamp (or floor lamp if more ambitious) where the post can be unscrewed from the base, or the top can be taken off.

2. Collect lots of driftwood.

3. Drill a hole through the middle of each piece of driftwood.

4. Arrange driftwood on the lamp post.

5. Reassemble lamp.

One of the lamps is an IKEA lamp, the other one might be different, but the picture turned out better, so I’m still including it.


~ Uta, Minneapolis, MN, USA

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Jules Yap

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4 Responses to Driftwood Lamps

  1. Tracy McBeal says:

    Now that’s a good way to make use of discarded material. The untouched (read: unpainted) appearance of the driftwood just makes it more appealing.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I really like this one, well done.

  3. Mike Beatrice says:

    Neat idea. I love driftwood. Great thing about this is that you could use various materials.

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