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80 DIY Lighting Solutions

From DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps to Bear-Shaped Night Lights

— August 27, 2013 — Eco
Purchasing pieces of decor for your home can end up being quite the expensive task, but if you're looking for alternative ways to brighten up your interior space, then these DIY lighting solutions will offer you some great cost-effective tips.

Lamps and sources of illumination are essential to seeing what you're doing and where you're going in the dark, and these DIY solutions are offering up some creative ways to customize these lights to your personal tastes. Why choose to decorate your home with ordinary and average furnishings when you can uniquely create a lamp or lighting solution that reflects your taste in such things as video games or movies?

From animal lampshade kits that allow you to make lights that resemble cute felines to floral lighting that beautifully resembles red roses, these DIY lighting solutions will definitely have your home feeling like a one-of-a-kind space with these unique pieces of illumination.
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DIY Accurate Mood Lighting
DIY Accurate Mood Lighting
The 'Mood Lamp' Changes Colors with Your Facial Expressions
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Little Wood Block Lights
Little Wood Block Lights
The DS Kit 03 Lamp is as Simple to Put Together as a Pre-School Activity
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DIY Hue-Switch Lighting
DIY Hue-Switch Lighting
The Fjordcarver Chameleon Lamp Lets You Customize Your Pad
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Retro Gamer Lighting
Retro Gamer Lighting
The Atari Lamp Illuminates the Dark World of Video Games
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Eco Sawdust Shades
Eco Sawdust Shades
These Kulla Design Table Lamps are Made from Sawdust and Plastic Bags
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DIY Bullet Christmas Lights
DIY Bullet Christmas Lights
Shotgun Christmas Lights Get Any Gun Owner into the Christmas Spirit
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Color-by-Number Lighting
Color-by-Number Lighting
The T 1895 Lamp by Bernardita Marambio is a DIY Project
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DIY Ghostly Jug Decorations
DIY Ghostly Jug Decorations
The 'Disney Family Fun' Spirit Lanterns are Great for Halloween
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DIY Needle Point Lighting
DIY Needle Point Lighting
The Stitch Lamp Capitalizes on Feminine Hobbies
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Electric Origami
Electric Origami
LED Foldie
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Prehistoric Dinosaur Lighting
Prehistoric Dinosaur Lighting
The T-Rex Dinosaur Lamp Beautifully Illuminates Your Room
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Recycled Cartridge Chandeliers
Recycled Cartridge Chandeliers
The Upcycled Lowell and Louise Ink Cartridge Lamps
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Porky Lighting
Porky Lighting
The Bacon Lamp is a Meat-Lover's Dream
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Kodachrome Lamps
Kodachrome Lamps
Film Slides Get Enlightened & Repurposed as Shade
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Science Tool Lighting
Science Tool Lighting
The Test Tubes Chandelier by Designer Pani Jurek is Creative
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DIY Photo Flash Filaments
DIY Photo Flash Filaments
Manipulate Lighting with a Camera Add-On Using Optical Fibers
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DIY Lighting
DIY Lighting
Trust In Design's Climbing Lamp Lets You Get Bright and Creative
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Customized DIY Art Lights
Customized DIY Art Lights
"Lets Peel Eggs" Light
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Chocolate-Pouring Lamps
Chocolate-Pouring Lamps
The USB ChocoLight with DIY Cup Provides a Fun Crafty Project
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Revisable Rolling Lamps
Revisable Rolling Lamps
Customize Your Light With the Scroll Painting Lamp on I New Idea
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DIY Heart Marquee Lights
DIY Heart Marquee Lights
This 'Oh, Sweet Joy!' Craft is an Adorably Warm Decoration Item
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DIY LEGO Lamps
DIY LEGO Lamps
Hideous Lampshade Made of Melted Melange of Toy Bricks
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DIY Ink Lights
DIY Ink Lights
Used Printer Cartridges Creates Colourful Lamps
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Metallic Tangle Lamps
Metallic Tangle Lamps
This DIY Geometric Lampshade Has a Polished and Chic Manufactured Look
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Pendant-Inspired Lighting
Pendant-Inspired Lighting
The Ruskii + Ruskii Twist Lamps by Enrico Zanolla are Extravagant
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Ice Bulbs
Ice Bulbs
More Fun with LED Lights
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DIY Icicle Lights
DIY Icicle Lights
The DIY Colored Ice Ornaments from the Design Mom Blog are Super Fun
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DIY Bicycle Wheel LEDs
DIY Bicycle Wheel LEDs
Persistence of Vision Displays for Rave-Worthy Mobile Light Shows
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Movie Reel Lighting
Movie Reel Lighting
Nidhi Gupta's Film Negative Lamps Recycle Old Film
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Laser-Cut Teardrop Lighting
Laser-Cut Teardrop Lighting
Blime by Alvaro Soto is Inspired by an Audio Recording
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Autumn Leaf Candle Holders
Autumn Leaf Candle Holders
PaperPlanet Makes Tea Light Candle Holders Out of Fallen Leaves
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Radiant Recycled Lighting
Radiant Recycled Lighting
The Steampunk Table Lamp is Made From an Old Sewing Machine
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Recycled Bicycle Lighting
Recycled Bicycle Lighting
Michael Martins Turns Busted Bikes into Awesome Lights
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Measuring Stick Lighting
Measuring Stick Lighting
The Upcycled Ruler Lamp is a Smart DIY Project
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DIY Vodka Lamp
DIY Vodka Lamp
Fun With Empties
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Living Lamps
Living Lamps
The Plamp Blends an Indoor Plant With Eco-Friendly Lighting
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DIY Mood Lighting
DIY Mood Lighting
Johanna Hyrkas Creates Light Carpet With Rope Lights and Yarn
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DIY Flower Party Lights
DIY Flower Party Lights
The 'Oh Happy Day' Blog Makes Decorative Cupcake Liner Lighting
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Paper Cup Lamps
Paper Cup Lamps
Luis Luna's Statement Lighting From Disposable Cups
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Swirling Christmas Light Fans
Swirling Christmas Light Fans
Reddit User CycleNinja Posted an Illuminated Ceiling Fan
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Auto Shop Chandeliers
Auto Shop Chandeliers
Lighting Highlights Recyclable Materials and DIY Decor
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Recycled Home Designs
Recycled Home Designs
Bottle Lamps II
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Floral Wrapping Paper Lighting
Floral Wrapping Paper Lighting
The DIY Christmas Fairy Lights Recycle Your Scraps of Holiday Wrap
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DIY Gradient Lighting
DIY Gradient Lighting
The Ombre Pendant Lamp Adds a Pretty Flair to Living Spaces
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Bear-Shaped Night Lights
Bear-Shaped Night Lights
This DIY Lamp is Made From an Adorable Honey Bear Bottle
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Animal Lampshade Kits
Animal Lampshade Kits
These DIY Paper Lanterns Feature Cool Illuminated Critters
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DIY Hardware Lamps
DIY Hardware Lamps
Georgiosi's Screw Lamp is a Retro Way to Reuse
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DIY Bounty Hunter Lamps
DIY Bounty Hunter Lamps
Illuminate Your Room Star Wars Style with This DIY Boba Fett Lamp
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Revamped Industrial Lights
Revamped Industrial Lights
The 2500 WATT Exhibit Showcases Art-Radiating Lamps
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Spray Can Lighting
Spray Can Lighting
This DIY Lamp is Recycled From a Used Spray Can
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Romantic Floral DIY Lighting
Romantic Floral DIY Lighting
These Rosebud Fairy Lights Are Charming and Easy to Make at Home
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Yarn-Made Lighting Solutions
Yarn-Made Lighting Solutions
This DIY Project Utilizes Ordinary Pieces of Yarn to Create Fixtures
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Coffee Cup Lamps
Coffee Cup Lamps
Eco-Friendly Lighting from Recycled Mugs
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DIY Plastic Bottle Lights
DIY Plastic Bottle Lights
Petz Scholtus Turns An Old Jug Into a Bidon Lamp
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Upcycled Cheese Grater Lamps
Upcycled Cheese Grater Lamps
These DIY Illuminators are Inspired from the Series 'That 70s Show'
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DIY Strung Carton Lighting
DIY Strung Carton Lighting
Add a Romantic Glow to the Room with DIY Egg Carton Decor
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Recycled Toy Lighting
Recycled Toy Lighting
DIY Doll Chandeliers
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DIY Lace Lighting
DIY Lace Lighting
These Metallic Lights are Easily Made Using a Doily
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Low-Budget Lighting
Low-Budget Lighting
DIY Sparkle Balls Take Plastic Cups and Xmas Lights to the Disco
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Old Vinyl Lighting
Old Vinyl Lighting
Lockengeloet's Repurposed Vinyl Records Give LPs a New Life
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DIY Phosphorescent Light Bulbs
DIY Phosphorescent Light Bulbs
This Silicone Glow-in-the-Dark Light Bulb Needs No Electricity
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Ping Pong Lighting
Ping Pong Lighting
DIY Budget Home Decor
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DIY Color Chip Lighting
DIY Color Chip Lighting
The Paint Swatch Chandelier Combines Crafty and Chic
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Punk Junk Chandeliers
Punk Junk Chandeliers
Lighting From Liberated Kitchen Gadgets
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Handmade Illuminated Signs
Handmade Illuminated Signs
These 'Oh, Hello Friend' DIY Marquee Lights Will Prepare You for Fame
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Cut Out Cardboard Lamps
Cut Out Cardboard Lamps
The Jesse Harrington Au Light is Made of a Single Sheet of Paper
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DIY Paper Cup Lights
DIY Paper Cup Lights
This Totally Love It Garland is Cost-Effective and Chic
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DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
DIY Cardboard Cutout Lamps
Create These Glamorous Pendant Lights Out of Recycled Materials
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DIY Industrial Lighting
DIY Industrial Lighting
The Copper Geometric Pendant Lamp by Meg Kemner is Stylishly Easy
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Ultra-modern DIY Lamps
Ultra-modern DIY Lamps
The Ds Kit 01 and 02 Take Under 10 Minutes to Assemble
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DIY Glistening Rope Lamps
DIY Glistening Rope Lamps
Light Glistens Between the Lines of These Rope Lamps by Hobby Design
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DIY Hexagonal Wooden Lamps
DIY Hexagonal Wooden Lamps
This Handmade Wooden Lamp Starts Off as a Simple Cubic Frame
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DIY Cardboard Christmas Trees
DIY Cardboard Christmas Trees
Make a Fast and Festive Holiday Decoration With Some Simple Supplies
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DIY Film Furniture
DIY Film Furniture
These DIY Life IKEA Lamp Hacks are Fun to Make and to Look At
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DIY LED Party Balloons
DIY LED Party Balloons
Sharon Vaknin Shows How to Light up Any Occasion
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DIY Industrial Illuminators
DIY Industrial Illuminators
Create Your Own Beautiful Brass Chandelier with this Basic Tutorial
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DIY Globe Chandeliers
DIY Globe Chandeliers
The Inspireramera Pilates Ball Lamp Tutorial is Cleverly Cute
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DIY Cruller Lamps
DIY Cruller Lamps
This Wooden Lamp is Stylishly Twisted in Shape
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DIY Origami Box Lights
DIY Origami Box Lights
Adorn Old Christmas Lights with Colorful Paper Boxes to Make Origami Lights
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DIY Glass Chandeliers
DIY Glass Chandeliers
The Bubble Chandelier by Mint Love Social Club Offers Unique Lighting
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