A DIY pendant light will not only brighten up any room in your home, it will also enhance the decor and set the mood for the room. Different colors and designs of pendant lighting fixtures can take a room from industrial, to shabby chic to classic. Designer lighting can set your back several hundred dollars, but you can get the same look for pennies with these DIY pendant lighting ideas and step-by-step instructions.
String Pendant Light
A spool of any color crochet yarn, a balloon and some fabric stiffener is all that’s needed to create the ultra modern string pendant light. Use as much or as little string as you want, and make the light cover in any size or color you want.
Industrial Pendant Light
You can easily transform an outdated globe pendant light into an sleek industrial style with this idea. Simply remove the old glass globe and replace it with a metal orb. Paint the DIY light fixture to suit the room decor and the room will get an instant face lift.
Tassle Pendant Light
Colorful, unique and easy to make, this tassle pendant light fixture can be created for use in any room of the home. Brighten up a nursery or child’s room by using a variety of colors for the tassles, or just use one color in a guest bedroom to create a cohesive look for all the other room colors.
Ping Pong Balls
Use ping pong balls to create this colorful DIY pendant light fixture. Spray paint the ping pong balls the desired colors, then thread them like beads to create the size and shape desired. Easy, inexpensive and no one will ever guess the fixture is made from lightweight ping pong balls.
Unique shape and use of materials, this unusually shaped pendant light will be the WOW factor in any room. Leave wood in its natural color or paint to match room decor.
Fresh Flower Pendant
Perfect for the gardener or florist, this easy-to-make fresh flower pendant light brightens up a room two ways – with light and a colorful fresh floral arrangement.
Paper Scrap Pendant
Create this cool pendant light from scrap pieces of paper. Cut the paper as desired and glue it onto a paper sphere to create the orb shape light fixture.
Use this idea to transform an antique colander into a cool pendant light. Perfect for placement above a kitchen work area.
Geometric Pendant Light
This idea will show you how take some wire and create a geometric pendant light that will brighten a room with a touch of DIY industrial flare.
Create orb pendant lights that are fancy, whimsical, classical or modern with these idea and instructions. Inexpensive and easy to create, make several for use in different rooms of your home.
A DIY pendant light doesn’t get any easier than this! Use a lamp shade to create an update ceiling light. Almost any style lamp shade will work.
Here’s a cool pendant light for use in an industrial design. Transform an old, broken fan into a cool new light fixture with this idea.
Small Industrial Pendant
Anything that has an industrial look can be transformed into a hanging light with an inexpensive light kit. Take this small industrial light for example, it started out as wire container to hold kitchen utensils.
Let the light shine through with this perforated globe light idea. Perfect for setting a relaxing mood when bright light is not needed.
Industrial Dining Space Lighting
This idea will create an industrial pendant light that will work perfectly over an oblong table. Great for use anywhere softer light is needed housed within an industrial design element.