At Home With Our Family - Ken's DIY Recycled Toy Lamp

Ken Wingard takes some of his kids' toys to transform an old lamp into a new stylish one.


  • Table Lamp with base
  • Assorted plastic or metal toys
  • Spray Paint
  • Glue Gun
  • Masking or painter’s tape
At Home With Our Family - Ken Wingard DIY Recycled Toy Lamp - Home & Family


  • Remove lampshade and bulb

  • Use masking tape to cover socket shell and cord

  • Assemble toys around base of lamp using largest toys first

  • Secure each toy with hot glue

  • Let dry

  • Spray paint entire lamp with toys glued in place in well ventilated area

  • Let dry and reassemble lamp shade and bulb

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