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I have a serious obsession with lamps. In fact, many would say I’m a lamp hoarder.
And they’re right. I totally am a lamp hoarder. I never leave a good one behind.
One of my favorite things about lamps though, is that they can easily be made over. And just to prove my point, I thought I’d share showcase some favorite DIY lamp makeovers and ideas.
DIY Lamp Makeovers and Ideas
Make your own lampshade!
Give it a glam touch!
Give your lamps a touch of glam with this tutorial for how to make a crystal lamp finial!
Everything is better with tassels.
Make these lamp tassels in under five minutes to add a little somethin-somethin to your lamps!
Reach for light and bright colors.
This lamp got a breath of new life with pink, yellow and white. See how I did it here.
Agates are always a good idea.
If crystals aren’t your thing, then maybe agates are. How about topping off your lamps with one of these DIY Agate Slice Lamp Finials?
Get creative with electrical tape!
Give cowhide a spin!
Learn how to recover an existing lampshade with faux cowhide here!
Make a lamp out of a bottle.
Learn how easy it is to make a lamp out of an old bottle here!
Get your Kate Spade on.
Give an old lamp new life with a Kate Spade inspired twist!
Add some bright blue to your life with this aqua spray painted lamp makeover idea!
Make a lamp out of books!
Learn how to make a lamp out of books from The Shabby Creek Cottage!
Grab your wrapping paper!
Update a basic lamp with a roll of cheap wrapping paper with this tutorial form At Home with the Barkers!
Add an unexpected pop of color.
Give your lamp an unexpected twist by making the cord pop with this idea from Vintage Revivals.
Reach for some balsa wood.
Give a lamp shade a modern twist with this DIY balsa wood lamp shade from Pomp and Circumstance.
Give a tripod a second life.
Breathe new life into an old music tripod with this tutorial from The Painted Hive on how to turn one into a lamp.
Reach for some scrap wood.
If you have some salvaged or scrap wood lying around, you can turn it into a lamp with these instructions from Burlap & Denim.
Got any trim lying around?
Give your lampshade a touch of class by trimming them out with greek key trim like Honey We’re Home Did.
Give your lamps a vintage twist.
Love the vintage shabby chic look? Then see how My Blessed Life made over this lamp.
Have you done any of your own DIY lamp makeovers?
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