Nixie Clocks are the epitome of cool and there is something eternally stylish about these geeky retro clocks. Now thanks to ThinkGeek, you can make your very own Nixie Clock, by purchasing the DIY Nixie Tube Desk Clock. For the uninitiated, nixie tubes are the “LEDs’ target=”_blank” rel=R
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It is hard not to like IKEA since one gets to purchase hip modern furniture at one tenth of a price. DIY experts will also swear that making projects out of IKEA furniture is also easy and the end result can be quite beautiful.Take for instance the IKEA Expedit 4×2 turned fireplace/media console, which turns the Expedit Bookcase into a media console with a fireplace. For full instructions head over
Next time you finish that can of soda, don’t just chuck it in the bin. Instead get creative and make oil lamps from it! Instructbles has a great tutorial and you don’t need to be a Martha Stewart to achieve this piece of art. The oil lamps will work as Christmas decoration and will show off your green side. Resources required: Scissors, soda cans – 2, pocket knife, glue, ceramic wick material or cork, dry
Hipster photography is quite a rage these days and it is all due to iPhone apps like Hipstamatic and Instagram. Fans of retro photography will love the Vintage Camera Nightlight, which celebrates the love for everything vintage. The best part is that you can make it at home and don’t forget to take a shot of it (Instagram styled), once you complete it. For details, head over
Looks like there is a retro theme going on here, today at Bedzine. After the Retro TV Alarm Clock, we put the spotlight on the Retro Rocket Lamp. However, this vintage beauty cannot be purchased and you have to make it at home. Relax, it is easier than it looks and requires five to six hours of work. For full instructions go to
Instructables has some fantastic DIY projects listed but a lot of them unfortunately don’t look very professional. However, that is not the case with the Coke Can Torch which has a very quirky and kitschy vibe to it. Having such a cool torch would make sure you don’t stumble helplessly in the dark. Things you would need:
1 Torch bulb (Standard – NOT threaded)2 AA (R6) Batteries or 2No C (R14) Batteries.
An alarm clock that shuts only when you play a game of Tetris is made of stuff gaming geeks dream off! And fortunately such a scintillating device does exist. The Tetris Alarm Clock is a DIY project and you can follow the full instructions here. Says the creator: “This is an Arduino powered alarm clock that after hitting sno
Are you still using outdated, old switch you cannot dim? If so, you might be wasting a lot of energy and money on bulbs.
Why not upgrade all your switches in the house to dimmable ones? These simple dimmers don’t cost a whole lot and will pay for itself in the long-run.
For those of you who are interested in installing dimmers yourself, you can check out
Don’t throw away your used bottles and recycle them into functional objects. One can always convert their discarded bottles in lamps without much hassle. You can attempt the Colorful Recycled Bottle Lamp at home easily and for more information head over here.
You will need: Spray Paint Empty Glass Bottles Tape a Dremel o