10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space

As much as I love a good (a.k.a. pretty) lamp that looks like it’s made for my home, I can’t bring myself to throw down the plastic to buy it – you know, for fear of the heartburn I’ll inevitably get when the bill comes in. Whether you give your current lamps a facelift or create one out of expected materials, there are plenty of DIY lamps that can spice up your life sans scary pricetag.

Here are just some of the ah-mazing DIY lamps and lamp makeovers to choose from:

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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1. Wastebasket turned pendant light

Wastebasket plus scrap fabric shade equals genius. Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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2. Ping pong ball string of lights

Use your Christmas lights all year round! Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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3. Yarn lantern

Perfect for if your knitting skills leave a lot to be desired. Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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4. Bottle lamp

Simply chic. Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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5. Paint chip lampshade

The best part about this DIY? Just use new paint chips every time you redecorate! Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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6. Tree branch chandelier

Speechless? Yeah, me too. Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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7. Song lyric lamp

Wear your heart on your… lamp. Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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8. Pipe lamp

An Anthropologie-inspired lamp at a fraction of the cost. Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Brighten Your Space
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9. Japanese lamp

This one’s made from paper and chopsticks and looks like a million! Get the full tutorial here.

10 Gorgeous DIY Lamps to Bright Your Space
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10. Mason jar fixtures

Make these incredible lights using mason jars and rope. Get the full tutorial here.

Which lamp makeovers do you love the most?

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Krissy Brady

Krissy Brady is a women’s health + lifestyle writer who’s so out of shape, it’s like she has the innards of an 80-year-old. Instead of learning how to crochet, she decided to turn her emotional baggage into a writing career (genius, no?). You can follow her shenanigans on Twitter (you know, if you want).