Hi Everyone. Here is a link to this hot air balloon lamp’s tutorial. Hope you like it.
The winter time is here and it is a dark one. At best we only have daylight under 4 hours a day here in the south of Finland and in the north the sun does not even rise. During this lamps are needed and at the end of the summer I started looking for some for our daughters’ new room.
I wanted something unconventional and magical. I actually couldn’t find one single lamp I liked in the stores (Poor poor variety for children) and knew I might have to do this myself. So one day I was roaming around Ikea and then it hit me. Hot air balloons!! I’ll let the pictures do the talking now.
So this first set was taken during daylight. These lamps are originally from Ikea and are meant as table lamps. I just turned them upside down and added some tin cans which I decorated using some washi tapes. I then added some cute little animals to the cans and off they then. I had achieved in creating some cute little hot air balloon lamps! I tried to take some night photos as well. Always so much harder but this will have to do.
I’m pleased that I did the little touches like the clouds on top, the soft toys, the washi tape garland and the adventure quote in the frame behind. I had some paint left from the small drawer I had painted for the kids and I used in on the frame. Great way to make the room seem compact. Hope this lamp ‘set’ let’s my little girls imaginations fly.
In the end mom’s happy and so are the girls. That’s all we needed.