12 Unique and Creative DIY Lamp Creations

12 Unique and Creative DIY Lamp Creations

12 DIY Upcycled Lamp Ideas

Here is a list of 12 ways you can upcycle materials to make new and creative lamps in your home.

1. Paint Swatches

Use a hot glue fun to tape paint swatch strips together and create an awesome design of shaded colors.

2. Magazines

Create a collage of magazine images and text from your favorite choices on a shade.

3. Test Tubes

Fill test tubes with sand, beads, fresh flowers, colorful water or leave empty and drop down into a wood circle frame to hang.

4. Wine Glasses

Use tea lights in wineglasses and cover with vellum paper to create a mini lamp. Create folds or punch holes for extra pattern designs.

5. Bottle Caps

Punch holes on the sides of the caps and string together with brass wire to create a hanging shade effect.

6. Bowls

Cut the bottom of a bowl big enough to go over a light sock and hang from ceiling.

7. Spoons

Detach spoons from their stem and glue on an empty water jug to create a frame for your shade.

8. Egg Cartons

Cut the cups of an egg carton and glue together.

9. Plunger

Shorten the stem of a plunger and hang from the ceiling.

10. Straws

Stuff the holes of a mess wire basket with straws and hang down.

11. Milk Crates

Take the old crate from the garage and make it into a lantern.

12. Jars

Use jars to make hanging or standing lights to give a night ambiance in your home.
Posted on Jul 24, 2013


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