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Lamp

Materials

  • 1 jar of honey (1000 g) with lid.
  • 1 lamp holder and electric cable.
  • Retro-style filament bulb.
  • Spray paint (water based).
  • Protective adhesive tape.
  • Permanent marker.
  • Outline the shape of the lamp holder on the lid using the permanent marker.
  • Using a long nail, pierce holes along the entire perimeter of the marked outline until it becomes one large hole.
  • Also pierce some holes outside the perimeter. (You can sand the edges with coarse sandpaper)
  • Screw the lamp holder into the lid.
  • Outline the shape of the lamp holder on the lid using the permanent marker.
  • Using a long nail, pierce holes along the entire perimeter of the marked outline until it becomes one large hole.
  • Also pierce some holes outside the perimeter. (You can sand the edges with coarse sandpaper)
  • Screw the lamp holder into the lid.
  • Protect the cable with the adhesive tape and paint the lamp holder with the spray.
  • Protect the cable with the adhesive tape and paint the lamp holder with the spray.
  • Once it is completely dry remove the adhesive tape.
  • Screw in the bulb and screw the lamp into the glass jar.
  • Once it is completely dry remove the adhesive tape.
  • Screw in the bulb and screw the lamp into the glass jar.

Pencil holder

Materials

  • 2 empty jars of honey

  • 1 can of water-based paint or chalk paint

  • 1 brush

  • Mix a little paint with a teaspoon of water.
  • Pour the paint into the empty honey jar and stir around until the inside is completely coated. Place the jar upside down to remove excess paint and let dry.
  • Mix a little paint with a teaspoon of water.
  • Pour the paint into the empty honey jar and stir around until the inside is completely coated. Place the jar upside down to remove excess paint and let dry.

Candles

Materials

  • 1 empty jar of honey.

  • Spray paint.

  • Adhesive tape.

  • String.

  • 1 small candle.

  • Tear off pieces of adhesive tape and draw stars on them using a pencil.
  • Use a cutter to cut out the drawing and remove the excess adhesive tape.
  • Tear off pieces of adhesive tape and draw stars on them using a pencil.
  • Use a cutter to cut out the drawing and remove the excess adhesive tape.
  • Paint the entire outside of the jar using the spray.
  • Let it dry.
  • Paint the entire outside of the jar using the spray.
  • Let it dry.
  • Carefully remove the adhesive stars.
  • Carefully remove the adhesive stars.
  • Finish by tying a string around the neck of the jar.
  • Finish by tying a string around the neck of the jar.

Customized lids

Materials

  • Several jars of honey and their lids.

  • Tissue paper in different patterns.

  • White glue diluted with a little water.

  • Small brush.

  • Cut a piece of paper larger than the lid you have chosen and spread white glue along the top and sides of the lid.
  • Cut a piece of paper larger than the lid you have chosen and spread white glue along the top and sides of the lid.
  • Cut a piece of paper larger than the lid you have chosen and spread white glue along the top and sides of the lid.
  • Cut a piece of paper larger than the lid you have chosen and spread white glue along the top and sides of the lid.
  • Trim the excess paper and let it dry.
  • Trim the excess paper and let it dry.

Aromatic plants

Materials

  • 3 empty jars.

  • 1 piece of old wood.

  • 3 hooks that can be screwed or nailed in.

  • String.

  • Plain Washi tape.

  • 3 bouquets of aromatic plants.

  • Measure the wood, distribute and screw or nail in the hooks.
  • Measure the wood, distribute and screw or nail in the hooks.
  • Tie the string around the jars starting at the top.
  • Tie the string around the jars starting at the top.
  • Stretch the string and tie a knot.
  • Stretch the string and tie a knot.
  • Make another knot a little higher up to leave a hole for hanging the candle.
  • Make another knot a little higher up to leave a hole for hanging the candle.
  • Cut a piece of Washi tape and write the name of each aromatic plant.
  • Cut a piece of Washi tape and write the name of each aromatic plant.