HOW TO – diffuse CFLs beautifully

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Here’s a neat instructable by user sjolly which combines compact fluorescent light bulbs with a modular lampshade design. He writes:

We recently installed new compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) in our workspace. They use less energy and last longer, but they’re painfully bright…so I adapted Dan’s Instructable for CFLs using heat resistant photo gels. This custom build attaches directly onto the end of the bulb so no extra materials are needed.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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