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Published on November 22nd, 2012 | by Jules Yap


Air balloon ceiling light for less than 10,00 Euro

Materials: Regolit, white rattan basket, ribbons, glue gun

Description: Three years ago while decorating my son’s bedroom I desperately searched for an air balloon ceiling light. Everything I found was too expensive for my budget and so I decided to make one myself using Regolit (lattern), a white rattan basket (also bought from IKEA)and lots of ribbons.

I glued the ribbons with glue gun. I also made the sacks that are hanging with the fabric I had left over from the curtains (also from IKEA)…So I guess my ceiling light is 100% IKEA hack! And it only cost me approximately 10,00 Euro…not bad at all!!!

See more of the Hot Air Balloon light.

~ Niki, Greece

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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 Air balloon ceiling light for less than 10,00 Euro

  1. Lars Wierum says:

    So simple and still so nice.
    As I’m just buildung a room for my expected daughter, I’m totally gonna copy that!

  2. martachka says:

    Oh!!! I’m definitely doing this for my twins’ room!!

  3. Anonymous says:

    It’s darling! Well done! Lucky little boy!

  4. Christel G. says:

    Very classical but nice however. Good job !

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