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Make your picture, and your room bask in the warm, soft, DIY glow
This little diddy would also make a great, original gift!
It only takes a few minutes, and everybody likes fairy lights, right?
Right?

Seriously, right?

Posted by Hissyfits ///_^ from Mechelen, Flanders, Belgium • Published See Hissyfits ///_^'s 30 projects »
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  • How to make a decorative light. Enlightened Picture Frame - Step 1
    Step 1

    collect the lights you want to use.
    I choose these, because a big ol' frame fell on them several times, smashing the light casings to bits.

  • How to make a decorative light. Enlightened Picture Frame - Step 2
    Step 2

    If necessary, take off any casings, until you're left with just the string of lights, like so.

  • How to make a decorative light. Enlightened Picture Frame - Step 3
    Step 3

    Use your box cutter to cut 1 cm by 1 cm x-shaped slits through which you can 'shove' your lights. One slit per light.
    Choose the placement of your slits strategically, according to the picture in your frame, so that the light makes sense, you know?

  • How to make a decorative light. Enlightened Picture Frame - Step 4
    Step 4

    Voila, strategical placement...

  • How to make a decorative light. Enlightened Picture Frame - Step 5
    Step 5

    Next, plug in your lights to admire the result.

  • How to make a decorative light. Enlightened Picture Frame - Step 6
    Step 6

    And hang it somewhere near a socket.

  • How to make a decorative light. Enlightened Picture Frame - Step 7
    Step 7

    Take your time to admire the outcome, after all, you did it all by yoursels.
    I'm so proud!

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