Want to make your own DIY lava lamp? Groovy! We’ve got 7 ideas that will get your creative juices flowing.
How to Make a DIY Lava Lamp
The lava lamp has a somewhat stodgy origin story — it was invented by a British accountant in the early ’60s. But it’s come to symbolize the hippie movement and all that’s groovy and far out.
The lava lamp is more about creating a particular mood rather than casting a ton of light, and makes great teen room decor — especially if your room is already bright, colorful and fun.
If you want the funky accent lamp, but don’t want to spend upwards of $80, you can make you own. Check out these neat DIY lamp lamp tutorials for instructions and inspiration:
SEE ALSO: How to Make a DIY Mason Jar Chandelier
DIY Lava Lamp Ideas
1. Water Bottle DIY Lava Lamp Tutorial
Turn your water bottle into a DIY lava lamp that really rocks!
2. Tumblr-Inspired Lava Lamp
Cool lava lamp idea inspired by Tumblr.
3. Plastic Bottle Lava Lamp
A few more ideas that build off the plastic bottle method..
4. Bottle Charm: Miniature DIY Lava Lamps
Aren’t they adorable? This is a way cute DIY lava lamp tutorial.
5. Simple and Easy Lava Lamp Tutorial
You can definitely do this at home!
6. Light Up Lava Lamp | DIY Tutorials
7. Lava Jar Lamp
Mason jar project you have to add to your list.
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