Lighting is one of the most important parts of the interiors of the house. A good light can bring in character and liveliness to the house, in addition to the obvious function – providing brightness.
Most of us would definitely want the right kind of light fixtures that also adds to the look of the house, but chic light fixtures may be really expensive. So, what to do when you don’t want to compromise the lighting along with the look and feel of it? The simple answer is ‘Do It Yourself’!
So, if you’re someone who enjoys actively indulging in making the best out of your little living space, Here are 13 light fixture ideas that could come to your rescue to illuminate your humble abode without burning a hole in your pocket.
MASON JAR HANGING CANDELABRAS
Ever walked into a cafe or a bar and looked in awe at those beautiful light fixtures made out of mason jars and other glassware? Well, what you don’t know is that it can be replicated at your home quite beautifully and can be a wonderful addition for your dining space or kitchen counter, if you have a big one, that is!
All you would need for this project is a large plywood board, ropes, and of course, mason jars. These mason jars must be filled with an electric tea light so as to give a soft yet radiant shine and make the ambience much more pleasant. They must be attached to the plywood board and suspended with the help of a rope to make the look complete.
MORE MASON JAR PENDANT LAMPS
If the one above is about planning and precision, these simple lamps could make a beautiful display for your living room, or even perhaps the garden area. It is way easy to make and could be a wonderful DIY project for your weekend. All you need are a couple of mason jars, a hanging lamp kit and a perfect spot to hang in the lights from.
PLASTIC GLASS PENDANT LAMPS
Now, plastic glasses are something that can be available at any house. A beer night or a get together, you’ll just have these lying around. But do you know that you could make a really beautiful glass lamp with something that’s available in our houses, as easy as these normal plastic glasses?
Put on your creative caps, and just think of ways to make it beautiful and colorful, if you aren’t that much of a creative, well here’s one idea. Wrap the glasses in colorful fabrics to make a lampshade. Now make multiple lampshades like these, and tie them together with a thread, fix in some LED or fairy lights and hang them above the bed, the picture gallery or maybe even near the door.
CANDLE HOLDER PENDANT SHADES
In case you’re looking for a perfect lighting for your outdoor dining area, this might just be the perfect one. Just collect a few candle holders and cut off the bottom from them and fix them around usual pendant lights. Now just suspend them to a wire and place it in the outdoors. Voila, you are successful in creating a dabbled subtle light effect that you can enjoy during your dinners with family or loved ones.
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