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Have I mentioned that I have a minor (OK, major) obsession with DIY light fixtures? Chandelier envy aside, I've also been busy repurposing wine bottles into stylish lamps. I love the look of hanging pendants too, particularly the big hanging lights that lit up the mid-century scene.

My adoration for globe shaped pendants like this dramatic "Random Light" that looks like a modern day craft project is epic. The price tag of over a thousand dollars makes these luminary gems grandly expensive. What do you do if you need, a globe pendant to adorn your entryway, dining room or bedroom? DIY it, naturally!

The Crafty Nest's DIY Hemp Pendant Lamp is the perfect alternative for a few reasons:

1. It is made from hemp which, when purchased from certifiable organic source is a strong natural fiber that grows naturally and voraciously.

2. You can make it yourself to your own specifications (and satisfaction).

3. Save loads of money.

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DIY Hemp Pendant Lamp

With a large bouncy ball or balls of various sizes, some hemp string and craft glue, just follow this Crafty Nest tutorial with more pictures of the project.

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