A few strips of LED lights can do a lot to lighten up a room, and YouTuber Darbin Orvar shows off a project that mounts a set of LED-lit cube shelves onto a wall.
Video: Now that LED strips exist, it’s super easy to make your own lighting. Case in point, YouTuber Darbin Orvar shows off her light cube packed between a couple of slabs of concrete.
Neon signs are cool, but they can be fragile and expensive if you need a custom design. If you’d rather make your own on the cheap, you can use EL wire, some simple plastic tubing and a heat gun.