As Laura Kampf points out in this video, building a project from junk is its own special and fun challenge. You risk nothing but your time and you have the constraints of the materials you find to work around.
In this junk build, Laura decides to create a lamp. As she also points out, the fun thing about building an upcycled lamp is that, if you have a cord, a switch, and a light, the rest of the lamp can be anything. It becomes all about the design.
In her case, she uses a cool mod-looking plastic shade she found and some scraps of wood to create her lamp. Laura makes another great point about the lack of pressure in doing a project like this, and how, sometimes, it’s a great idea to do a fun, no-pressure project to remind yourself of the sheer joy of making.
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