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Yogurt Container Turns Into Cute Pendant Light

By June 2, 2015Decor, DIY, Sponsored, Upcycling

I am all about upcycling. In fact, some of my favorite projects are repurposing projects because they really get my creative juices flowing. That being said, I am always up for a creative challenge.

I am a LOVER of yogurt. One of my favorite weekday breakfast choices is Mountain High Plain Yoghurt with granola, honey, and fresh berries. It tastes delicious and it is healthy too!

But the NEXT best thing about the Mountain High Yoghurt containers is that you can repurpose them into something really special. I browsed the Mountain High Yoghurt’s Pinterest page for some inspiration. I saw many talented diy bloggers turn these containers into gorgeous succulent planters, penholders, and tissue boxes. But, I wanted to go a little more off book with this project.

How could I make this plastic yogurt container into something really fun and cute?

DIY PROJECT - Ruffled pendant light tutorial from repurposed yogurt container via artsandclassy.com

That’s when I had my idea. I knew I could make these containers in to cute ruffly pendant lights to hang in my living room.

Call me crazy… I know.

Some have a hard time imagining what that would look like. I thought I would break down the process.

First, the supplies you will need.

  • Scissors
  • Coffee Filters
  • 2 Empty and Clean Mountain High Yoghurt Tubs
  • Tacky Glue or Elmer’s Glue
  • Ribbon – 2 colors
  • Xacto Knife and Blades
  • 2 Hanging lantern cords
  • Metallic gold spray paint
  • Adhesion promoter
  • Ceiliing swag hook
  • Small binder clips
  • Watercolor palette
  • Small paint brush
This is my first ever complete video tutorial of a project I worked on. Nervous and excited about it!

DIY PROJECT - Ruffled pendant light tutorial from repurposed yogurt container via artsandclassy.com

DIY PROJECT - Ruffled pendant light tutorial from repurposed yogurt container via artsandclassy.com

DIY PROJECT - Ruffled pendant light tutorial from repurposed yogurt container via artsandclassy.com

DIY PROJECT - Ruffled pendant light tutorial from repurposed yogurt container via artsandclassy.com

If you like this project, you should check out Mountain High Yoghurt’s Pinterest page for some inspirations for more container crafts! I found some pretty cool stuff on there. They also share some fun recipes and crafts on their Instagram and Facebook pages.

Head over to Mountain High Yoghurt’s website for a downloadable coupon after subscribing to  their monthly newsletter. You will save $1.00 when you buy 2 containers.

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