12 Gorgeous Homemade Lamp Ideas.
Have you ever made your own lamp? It’s a lot easier than it sounds! All you need is a lamp kit and some creativity, and you can easily build or upcycle your own pretty lamp! What a great way to get a lamp that fits in perfectly with your décor! Take a look at these 12 Creative DIY Lamp Projects for inspiration!
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Lamp kits (AKA lamp repair kits) are really inexpensive! As a result, you can easily build a beautiful lamp for much lower cost than a commercial equivalent! They also aren’t difficult to put together. However, if at any point you’re unsure about the electrical aspects of building/installing your own lamp, consult an electrician to be safe.
12 Creative DIY Lamp Projects
Each fantastic DIY Lamp will have it’s own set of directions, but there are some basic items that will make your job easier.
- Screwdriver – Odds are, you are going to need to have a screwdriver handy when you start working on your project.
- Lamp Kit – They sell lamp-making kits to give you all the wiring you need. This is easier than trying to figure it out a piece at a time.
- Lamp Base – Whether you are using an old bottle, making the base, or recycling items around the house, you will need a base for the lamp. Go wild with what you use and you’ll see some amazing results.
1. Concrete Pendant Lamps
These lamps are so unique! I especially like the two-toned one! Brit + Co show how you can make your own concrete pendant lamps!
2. DIY Dodecahedron Pendant Light
I love the look of this DIY lamp! View Along the Way explains how to make this DIY dodecahedron pendant light!
3. Restoration Hardware Inspired Industrial Pendant Light
If you’d like to add an industrial touch to your home’s decor, this lamp would be perfect! Follow Simplicity in the South’s tutorial to make this Restoration Hardware inspired industrial pendant light!
4. DIY Pendant Light
This is such a clever way to make a DIY lamp! Take a look at how Fresh Crush made this DIY pendant light!
5. Painted Bottle Lamp Upcycle
I love a good upcycle! Save money and create a beautiful lamp by following One Dog Woof’s painted bottle lamp upcycle tutorial!
6. DIY Anthropologie Inspired Pendant Light
If you like the look of Anthropologie’s lamps, but don’t like the prices, this is the project for you! Check out Under the Sycamore’s DIY Anthropologie inspired pendant light!
7. Pottery Barn Knockoff Rope Knot Lamp
What a great way to save money! You can get the same look as the store version without all the cost by making Down Home Inspiration’s Pottery Barn knockoff rope knot lamp!
8. Vase Upcycle
Have an old vase sitting around and aren’t sure what to do with it? Transform it into a lovely DIY lamp as Collective Gen did! It’s so charming.
9. Easy Driftwood Lamp
Scavenger Chic got really creative making this DIY driftwood lamp. It’s so beautiful and requires no wiring!
10. Cordless Plaster Lamp
Room for Tuesday used an old boring lamp and turned it into a beautiful plaster lamp. It’s pretty easy to make and even a beginner could do this project.
11. Beachball Lamp
Taking items around the house and turning them into lamps is so easy! Check out the tutorial from Cleverly to see how to use a beachball to turn it into a string lamp.
12. Rustic Wood Lamp
This rustic lamp idea is so creative and turned out stunning. Mountain Modern Life gives you directions to make your own.
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