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10 Easy DIY Light Fixtures You Can Do On A Budget

Written by Grace & Silas
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Lights play an important role in any home. Beyond that, they also change the mood and bring character to any room.  I’ve been daydreaming about having some spiffy new light fixtures for a long time.  But as a budget-conscious person, I surprisingly found the price is kind of crazy in a lot of stores.

So down below I’ve found for awesome and easy DIY projects from all throughout the blogosphere.  Check them out and let me know which one is your favorite.

Top Hat Lamp

Found from Wonderful Engineering

If you’re looking for a fancy decor with a touch of tongue-in-cheek class, look no further than adding these nifty lights. With this dapper look, you can add a ton of personality to any room.

Pineapple Lamp

Found from Now That’s Pretty

This tropical chic pineapple lamp is a great find!  I really love how easily it can be done and looks so cute, stylish and fab.

Action Figure Lamp

Found from Instructables

Ok, when I first saw this I seriously got interested in trying this. With a good number of action figures sprayed with metallic paint, your boring action figures can turn into a sophisticated lamp display with some personality!  I can’t wait to try this with Marvel action figures!

Macrame Lights

Found from Vintage Revivals

Add accents to your home using this macrame light idea. You can make one without tons of cash or skills!

Kitchen Utensil Lamp

Found from Wonderful Engineering

Wanna make your kitchen trendy and unique?  Try this totally fun idea!  It’s also  totally easy to make. So the next time you want to throw something out, think twice. You might ditching a genius light setup.

Woven Pendant Rope Lamp

Found from Design Sponge

Impress your guests with this farmhouse style pendant rope lamp. They’ll love the cozy ambiance and you will too.  Plus, it’s easys to make!

Upcycled World Globe

Found from The Brave Life

Love travel, adventure or maps?  Yeah, me too.  You should check this out if you do and extra props to you if you can find a new home for a vintage globe with outdated borders.

Geometric Pendant Light

Found from Pearls and Scissors

This DIY project may look intimidating at first but it’s actually easy to do. Check the link to follow the steps and you’ll have an eye-catching light fixture. It’s minimalist, avant-garde and surprisingly easy to create.

DIY Trash Can Light

Found from Chaotically Creative

Make a designer quality trash can lamp on your own with just a wire cutter, metal garbage can, and spray paint. It really looks cool and way cheaper than buying something new!  Who would thought that you can transform a trash can into a chic light fixture?

Cloud Lights

Found from DIY

Um… this is pretty awesome. Who wouldn’t love to have this?  It’s hip, cute and pretty fun to make as well.


Whether you’re moving to a new place or you just want to level up your home’s current look – these ideas are really something that you should try. They bring positive mood and a great atmosphere to any room without spending too much time and money.  With projects like this you can make a simple changes and make improvements feel big.

Now let me know in the comments which one was your favorite. I’d love to know.

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Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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