5 Great DIY Light Fixture Ideas

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5 great DIY lights

Lighting fixtures can make a tremendous impact in a room, so it’s no surprise that people want eye catching light fixtures in their home. But let’s face it, light fixtures can be expensive!

Well, I am here to tell you that light fixtures don’t have to be expensive. You can make your own extraordinary light fixtures out of very ordinary objects and basic pendant lighting kits that can be found at any home improvement store. Here are 5 fabulous DIY lighting fixtures that are made from 5 ordinary objects.

1. Copper
First up is this beautiful light fixture made out of copper, which as you probably know is a very hot trend right now. This DIY icosahedron pendant light is simply amazing. For around $50 in supplies and 6 hours of your time, you can have this one of a kind light fixture in your home, too!

Light idea 1

2. Wood
Next up is another geometric beauty. This eye-catching dodecahedron light made from 30 pieces of cut wood and other basic supplies. Isn’t it amazing?! There is no doubt that making this light fixture requires time and patience, but it makes a dramatic impact in a room on a small budget!

Light idea 2

 3. Mason Jars
Another red hot trend right now is the use of mason jars. Guess what?! You can make an awesome light fixture out of them that will make a statement in any room. They are just perfect for a farmhouse kitchen.

Light idea 3

4. Quilting Hoops
Try making a bentwood pendant light made from quilting hoops. For around $40, this stylish, curvy light fixture could be hanging from a ceiling in your house.

Light idea 4

5. Clothes Pins
Last, but certainly not least, check out this high style light fixture made out of clothes pins. Yep, clothes pins! This light fixture was made for only $34 and it turns an ordinary laundry room into an extraordinary show space.

Light idea 5

Image and Tutorial Sources: 1. Remodelaholic, 2. View Along the Way, 3. Remodelaholic, 4. Designer Trapped in a Lawyer’s Body, 5. Young House Love

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