DIY Lighting

Lighting is arguably one of the most important elements of home design. Not only does it serve a key functional purpose in illuminating the space, but it also highlights the room's best assets. Learn about lighting design options with these articles.


You want to make a hanging lamp, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make a hanging lamp in this article.

You love your house, but you are B-O-R-E-D. Living with the same decor season in and season out can leave even the most well-dressed room looking tired. Changing it can reinvigorate you and your space, without killing your wallet.

Are you looking to energize the light in your home? Check out this article and learn more about how to energize the light in your home.

This bamboo lamp lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a bamboo lamp at HowStuffWorks.

This candelabras lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make candelabras at HowStuffWorks.

This lantern candle sconce lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a lantern candle sconce at HowStuffWorks.

This decoupage lampshade lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a decoupage lampshade at HowStuffWorks.

This disco light lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a disco light at HowStuffWorks.

This fortuny lamp lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a fortuny lamp at HowStuffWorks.

The lamper (lamp and hamper) lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make the lamper (lamp and hamper) at HowStuffWorks.

This light with modern art lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a light with modern art at HowStuffWorks.

This martini glass candles lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make martini glass candles at HowStuffWorks.

This mesh lampshades lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make mesh lampshades at HowStuffWorks.

This mirrored chandelier lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a mirrored chandelier at HowStuffWorks.

This mood lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make mood lighting at HowStuffWorks.

This parasol light cover lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a parasol light cover at HowStuffWorks.

This botanical candles lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make botanical candles at HowStuffWorks.

This pear lamps lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make pear lamps at HowStuffWorks.

This pipe lights lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make pipe lights at HowStuffWorks.

This Plexiglas light sconce lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a Plexiglas light sconce at HowStuffWorks.

This retro lampshade lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a retro lampshade at HowStuffWorks.

This fabric and beaded lampshades lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a fabric and beaded lampshades at HowStuffWorks.

This sand candles lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make sand candles at HowStuffWorks.

This saxophone lamp lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a saxophone lamp at HowStuffWorks.

This sconces lighting project adds a unique element to your home's decor. Learn to make a sconces at HowStuffWorks.