In need of some new lighting and up for making something fabulous? Sometimes a little lighting is all it takes to make a room amazing, even if the furniture and all the other decor is not completely on point. Lighting is everything, in fact. Bad lighting and ugly lamps can really ruin your decor. Start updating your look with these 34 cool DIY lighting ideas that are sure to fit your decorating budget. From farmhouse style lighting to modern to cool and creative lights you can only get by making them, these projects are sure to keep you busy this weekend and net you a whole new appreciation for the power of good lighting. Choosing which one to make will be your only challenge here.
34 DIY Lighting Projects
1. Bathroom Light Fixture Makeover
I just love the way the light turned out on this DIY project from Sawdust Sisters. Light fixtures in the bathroom can really take a beating from the moisture so it’s great to have ideas on how to refresh them. What a beautiful transformation!
2. DIY Beaded Light Fixture
Make your own for much less with this DIY wood bead chandelier. It is such a fun light fixture that’s perfect for your daughter’s bedroom. Learn the full details by following the step-by-step instructions from Delightful Order.
3. DIY Eames Inspired Bohemian Pendant Light
I just love the retro, bohemian, vibe with a macrame feel of this DIY Eames Inspired Bohemian Pendant Light. Putting a modern spin on a classic lantern silhouette, this DIY would look really great in any room especially in a beach house. Another absolutely divine idea from Love Maegan.
4. Thrifted Chicken Wire Light Fixture
Add shine and flair to any room by re-creating this Chicken Wire Light Fixture. I really love this because it has an industrial rustic appeal and turned out to be absolutely gorgeous even though the materials were just thrifted. Now, that’s what I call a spark of genius!
5. DIY Drum Pendant Cover Up Light
Oh wow, this pendant light came out fantastic! For less than $25, they came up with a simple and elegant solution. I am definitely loving the black accents. I think it would really go nicely with the gallery wall and the kitchen area too.
6. Upcycle Vintage Cake Tins to DIY Light Fixtures
They say a little paint goes a long way. Turning the cake tins into light fixtures could not have been simpler, it’s honestly a fairly easy project. It is seriously one of the most creative upcycled projects I’ve seen. Snag the full details from the Adventures of Mel.
7. DIY Light Fixtures For The Kitchen
Do you like adding repurposed items to your home? I certainly do especially if it will give a farmhouse vibe to the whole look. And I am totally digging this project from My Creative Days. All I have to do know is hunt for those materials in a thrift store.
8. DIY Chicken Feeder Light Pendant
What a gorgeously repurposed chicken feeder light! This would be perfect for a boy’s room. Quirky and industrial, you’ll never believe how easy it is to put together. It’s one of a kind light fixture and works perfectly in an industrial style space!
9. DIY Metal Cylinder Light
Have you ever tried making your own light fixture? I know it can be an overwhelming feat but with this simple guide from Designed Decor, you are a lot closer to creating an awesome light feature that won’t break the bank. This DIY Metal Cylinder Light looks absolutely stunning!
10. Modernize A Thrifted Light
Find the beauty in old things with the simple tutorial from Bigger Than The Three of Us. This Thrifted Light is a modern take on a classic light fixture. It definitely goes well together with the look of the room. I can’t wait to snag this idea and start on my own project!